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

 

Ballons du Leman

Ballons du Leman

An unforgettable experience to live with family or friends in one of the most beautiful balloons flying sites in Europe. We will be able to admire the Lake Leman and all its surroundings in bird’s eye view.

Fred Boissonnas and the Mediterranean

Fred Boissonnas and the Mediterranean

From 25th September 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Exhibition dedicated to Fred Boissonnas. It sheds light on a whole aspect of his career that is both underappreciated and crucial: his journeys on the Mediterranean Sea of the 20th century roaming in search of light, of the Great Greece and Egypt.

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.​

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