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What to avoid when visiting Geneva

Switzerland is generally considered to be safe country, but in recent years, criminality is on rise. It is reported that many young man from France are coming to Geneva to fight and do problems, as their way of entertainment. Be careful not to cross their way.

Avoid Paquis at late night, as Paquis is a center of drug dealers, hookers and fights between warring gangs. Many robberies are reported from this area.
Planpalais is becoming a new Paquis, be vigilant here as well.

As in every other metropolitan city, most of the thieves are moving around Train Station and Airport, waiting for inattentive passengers to take advantage of their carelessness. Keep Your valuables close and watch for Your belongings on these places.

Avoid going to city by car if possible, as traffic jams are occurring very often, not only during rush hours. Rush hours are at 8-9am and 5-6pm. It is advidsed to leave Your car at the entrance to the city and continue by train, tram or bus, as it goes faster sometimes.
City semaphores lit often very short time, city is full of one-ways, commandment driving directions and turn restrictions, so if You make one mistake and turn wrong direction, You might end up on the other side of the town.

 

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Airport: GVA Geneva Airport
Hotels: 143 (€29 - €2900)
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