Best time to visit: Summer is the season of choice to enjoy Geneva at its best. The weather is mild and boasts plenty of sunshine. Although, do be prepared for some rain! This time of year is when it’s best to enjoy a cruise on Lake Geneva and see the lush greens of the nearby Alps.
Top things to do in Geneva: The Swiss city that sits by the lake, surrounded by the mountains, is the perfect destination for a weekend away. Walking the cobbled streets of the old town, meandering around the art museums. Plenty to keep you entertained. Also, be sure to see the Flower Clock and the Patek Philippe Museum. A place dedicated to the famous watchmaker. The Palais de Nations, the United Nations building and the park are also worth seeking out is the International Museum of the Red Cross. Add in your boat tour and you have a weekend packed with culture.
Top tips for visiting Geneva: If you are staying at a hotel, hostel or camping place you can claim a free Geneva Transport card. It’ll save you some cash and means you can use the bus and trams. The card also lets you travel to Geneva airport! Consider your getting around needs sorted.
• Head to the southern end of the old town and seek out the La Promenade de la Treille. It’s here you’ll find the longest wooden bench in the world. Built in 1767, it has 180 wooden boards and gives you a great view of Salève Mountain.
• Look out for the free open-air cinema! It’s on during the summer and you can bring a picnic and enjoy a free movie.
• Geneva is of course famous for watches. The first Swiss wristwatch was made in Geneva in 1868. It was commissioned by Countess Koscowicz of Hungary.
You will find there are several Geneva lunch and dinner cruise options available. Check the individual tour details for the menu and the options available.
We realise you want to capture those destination hotspots on your tour. Many operators do offer free Wi-Fi on board, but you will need to check with the individual operator.
Yes, but be aware that there is a high season (June to September) and Low Season (November to March). Check the tour details for timings.
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Each tour is different, but in general, they will have a duration between 1 to 2 hours. Make sure to check the specific tour for timings.
Boat tours will run at different times of the day, especially if you are booked on a lunch or dinner cruise. Make sure to check the tour details for a full listing of times.
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