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The fountain Jet d’Eau, the landmark of the city of Geneva.

Sightseeing tips for Geneva

Please see below for recommended attractions in and around Geneva.

SIGHTSEEING IN AND AROUND GENEVA

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Jet d'Eau Geneva

This huge fountain is the landmark of Geneva.

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Boat trip Lake Geneva

Explore the largest lake of Switzerland by boat.

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Geneva city tour by minivan, mini-train and on foot

2.5 hour guided tour along Geneva's famous fountain, the Old Town and the St. Pierre Cathedral.

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Walking tour of the Geneva Old Town and United Nations

2 to 3 hour guided walking tour from the United Nations buildings via the historical town center to Lake Geneva.

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Geneva city tour by bus, tram, boat and on foot

3.5 hour guided tour along Geneva's famous fountain, the Old Town, the flower clock, and onto the lake during a one hour cruise.

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Guided day trip to Chamonix and the Mont Blanc from Geneva

This day trip includes a guided transfer from Geneva to Chamonix and back. You can add extra tours: the cableway to Aiguille du Midi and a train ride to the Mer de Glace (sea of ice). Or you can explore Chamonix on your own.

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  • Attraction type: scenic trip, by bus;
    natural site, mountain top, by cable car;
    natural site, mountain top, by train
  • Escort: guide
  • Region: Geneva (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com
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Guided tour from Geneva to the Bollywood DDLJ filming location

Board the bus to the village of Saanen, where the Bollywood movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was filmed. Optionally you can take the cableway to further explore the area from the top of "Glacier 3000" (recommended). On the way back there's a short stop in the lake side town of Montreux.

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Independent day trip to the Mont Blanc and Chamonix from Geneva

This tour includes a comfortable transfer from Geneva to Chamonix. You can explore the town on your own, and optionally add a ride with the cableway to Aiguille du Midi and a ride on the Montenvers railway to the sea of ice of Mer de Glace.

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  • Attraction type: scenic trip, by bus;
    natural site, mountain top, by train;
    natural site, mountain top, by cable car;
    city tour
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Geneva (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com

Swiss cheese, chocolate and the Golden Pass train from Geneva

This varied day trip from Geneva includes a bus ride along the lake to the medieval town of Gruyères, visits to the cheese and chocolate factory, and a scenic ride with the Golden Pass train.

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  • Attraction type: culture, museum;
    culinary tour;
    scenic trip, by train;
    scenic trip, by bus
  • Escort: guide
  • Region: Geneva (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com

Full day trip to medieval Gruyères and chocolate factory from Geneva

After a scenic bus ride you'll arrive in the medieval tiny town of Gruyères to have lunch, visit the castle and admire the ancient houses. The Maison Cailler chocolate factory will be visited in the afternoon. Chocolate tasting is included!

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City walk Geneva

A walk along the river Rhône and the lake, and in the old town center of Geneva. This varied route offers a good introduction to the city.

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