​​Between the Alpes and Lake Geneva is the city of Geneva, home to many international organizations. Located on the shores of Lake Geneva, it is a charming city with a beautifully preserved old town and pleasant pedestrian streets. The city also features many green areas and parks, which gives it a laid-back atmosphere. 


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.

Agenda

Plainpalais market

Plainpalais market

Every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

Most famous and biggest flea market and farmers market in Geneva. You can find antiques, old vinil disks, books or clothes, apart from fast food and local and international products.

Frero Delavega Concert

Frero Delavega Concert

On 31th March 2017

Recently revealed to the public in the television show “the Voice” and through the social networks, Fréro Delavega is a french group composed by two musicians, singers.

Connections​

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

Stations