HIGHLIGHTS

 

Le jet d’eau (water jet)

Tourist attraction of the city, the famous water jet has become the Geneva's hallmark.

Installed in 1891, it can be up to 460 feet tall. Since 1930 it is lighted regularly to unveil its majestic curve to visitors.

The Palace of Nations

Located in the Ariana Park, the Palace of Nations was built between 1929 and 1936, and it is home to the European headquarters of the United Nations. The symbol of the international Geneva.

Furthermore, the Palace of Nations is known for the many works of art that houses. It features the amazing ceiling of the Human Rights hall and the Alliance of Civilizations, by the Spanish artist Miquel Barceló.

Cathedral of Saint Pièrre

Located at the highest point of the old town, the cathedral of Saint-Pièrre built during the twelfth century is a Gothic monument with a Neoclassical touch.

The cathedral hosts under it one of the largest archeological sites in Europe. If you go up the 157 steps, you will get one of the most breathtaking views of the city and Lake Geneva.

WHAT TO DO

 

Electron Festival

Electron Festival

From 25th to 5th May

Geneva is all set for electronic music concerts, dance, contemporary art, and more with this Festival of Electronic Cultures.

Music festival

Music festival

From 21st to 23rd June

Geneva’s Music Festival welcomes you to this musical invasion. Three days with more than 500 concerts of classical and contemporary music, dance, exhibitions and workshops. Long live the music!

CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATION

Located at the confluence of two rivers, Rhône and Saône, Lyon was designated World Heritage site by UNESCO.  ​

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