Tips for visiting Geneva
If You are coming to Geneva for tourism, its very convenient to buy one, two or three day Geneva Pass, which grands You the free or discounted access to most of the main touristic places, museums, galleries and sights.
City Guide Books
Buy a printed guide book to know Geneva better; get many information brouchures in the tourism office for free or or download some materials to print or to save in your mobile.
Swans swimming in a lake, chocolate shops and luxorious restaurants and some romantic hotels and BnBs, Geneva can be a great destination for a romantic weekend.
If coming by plane, take up Your Geneva free public transport card for 80 minutes from the machine before You leave the luggage zone.
Don't forget to claim your free Geneva Transport Card if staying at hotel, youth hostel or camping place for the whole period of your stay. This saves you CHF 10 a day which you would probably par for bus and tram tickets, thus making the hotel price more reasonable.
If You came to Geneva to live here, make use of monthly public transport pass, as it is much cheaper then buying
The whole city is covered by many cameras and radars monitoring the cars. When visiting the city by car, we recommended You to obey the traffic laws, do not speed and don't cross crossroad on the red traffic light.
Make sure to visit Patek Phillipe Museum, CERN, huge fountain Jet'd Eau is not to be missed and have a walk throught the Old Town and take a boat around the lake. Many great day trips are to be made around Geneva, the most popular destination is Venice of France - Annecy. Take a cable car to the Mont Saleve for astonishing views and nature.
See our itineraries.
What to Avoid
Its better to be safe then sorry, so don't miss our tips on what to avoid.
Geneva deffinitely comes with some shociking and unusual curiosities.
Get mobile internet in Geneva without roaming fees, using rented iSpotConnect wifi hotspot.