HIGHLIGHTS

 

Le jet d’eau (water jet)

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

Installed in 1891, it can go up to 460 feet tall. Since 1930 it is lit 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 it 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 Pierre

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

Beneath the cathedral is one of the largest archaeological sites in Europe. Or, if you go up the 157 steps, you will get one of the most breath-taking views of the city and Lake Geneva.

WHAT TO DO

 

Pâquis Bath

Pâquis Bath

All year

Both during summer and winter, this “city beach” attracts people for its magnificent views of the lake.

The Factory of Stories

The Factory of Stories

Until the 5th of January in 2020

An exhibition for the whole family that will draw us into a magical universe. We'll learn a lot about the history of this oral tradition.

CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATION

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

STATIONS