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

 

Pâquis Bath

Pâquis Bath

All year round

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 of 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

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

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