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Ten Good Reasons to Visit Geneva

Ten of the best reasons to visit Geneva, where you will find many more… Of course, considering Geneva from ten angles provides just a glimpse of the city. There is much more to discover and to enjoy!


1. European Low-Cost Hub

Among European cities, Geneva is one of the best connected by low-cost airlines. Altogether, there are more than a hundred direct daily flights landing in Geneva. It’s so easy to take a city break !


Geneva International Airport's website

Free public transport card

2. Free public transport

Guests of a hotel, a youth hostel or a Geneva campsite receive the Geneva Transport Card. It entitles them to free public transportation. On the arrival floor at the airport, visitors can retrieve their free 80-minute ticket from a ticket machine in the luggage retrieval hall.

More information !

Geneva pass card

3. A ‘City Pass’ for a budget price

The Geneva Pass is a true Open up! With more than 47 tourist attractions and activities, free or at preferential rates, including a few gifts. Get all of Geneva for a budget price!

More about the Geneva Pass


Geneva attracts tourists

4. On the tourist’s bucket list

Year after year, Geneva attracts tourists from around the world. It is the best starting point for exploring the rest of Switzerland. Weekends and summer time offer preferential rates, but not exclusively. All year long, hotels of all categories offer very favourable conditions.

The ten experiences you must not miss

Geneva amazing natural setting

5. An amazing natural setting

Geneva is a dream city thanks to a unique setting on the shores of Western Europe’s largest lake and a magnificent view of Mont-Blanc, the highest peak in Europe. The countryside, the perfect place for outdoor activities, is only a few minutes away from the city.

Discover Geneva's outstanding landscapes.

Geneva Luxury shopping

6. Luxury shopping made easy

Timepieces of the most prestigious watch manufacturers make eyes sparkle. Rue du Rhône lines with more than 80 luxury boutiques. Nearby, you’ll find renowned fashion brands, exclusive jewellers and master-chocolatiers, all part of Geneva’s shopping paradise.

Take a walk in Luxury Shopping Paradise.

Geneva Capital of Peace

7. Capital of peace

Birthplace of the Red Cross movement and red Croissant and UN headquarters, Geneva’s exceptional history and international vocation add to the cosmopolitan and lively side of the city. A world of its own!

Discover a city dedicated to world peace.

Geneva restaurants

8. Gourmet capital of Switzerland

The country’s finest restaurants are found in Geneva. Delicious local produce and an amazing array of ethnic cuisines make the clients spoilt for choice.

Try Geneva's finest cuisine.

Geneva pinnacle of excellence

9. The pinnacle of excellence

Geneva’s service sector strives for perfection: hotel industry, concierge services, clinics and private schools all meet the highest expectations.

Enjoy a city with a long tradition of excellence.

Geneva cultural activities

10. A large range of cultural activities

Fine arts, entertainment, leisure, culture, sports, modern art, the world-famous Geneva Festival and four museums that are unique in the world… you never lack of things to do!

Don't miss Geneva's next events !