Geneva Tourism

Geneva, that lovely city that lies at the foothills of the mighty Alps, is a picturesque place of Great touristic value. The City’s beautiful lake, its proximity to the mountains and the fact that it was the original seat of the United Nations means that the city is a very important hub on the world scale.

This demure and yet gorgeous place is a definite must visit for any person who loves the old cities of Europe. While Geneva has preserved its natural beauty well, the historic as well as modern buildings add to it. A walk down the older areas is an absolutely fascinating insight into the city’s history and culture.

It may seem tame but there is a lot of personality to Geneva that is waiting to be explored.  This French-speaking city in the midst of the Alps is a gorgeous place to visit almost any time of the year and hence a tourist destination to be reckoned with!

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Geneva

  • Know the pollution level of Geneva before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 34.57 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.12 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 49.39 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 24.39 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 7.32 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.46 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.89 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Geneva for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Geneva.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 23.07 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.82 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.37 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 17.59 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 29.41 (Low)
    • Attacks 24.08 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.71 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.44 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.9 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20.92 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.78 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.53 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Geneva is 180.18 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 71.04 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.48 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.91 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 115.38 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 68.69 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.39 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.12 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Geneva

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 20.14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 62.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 137.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 115.78 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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