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

  • Save 4% Geneva City Tour
    Geneva City Tour178 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins

    This 2 hours city sightseeing tour is a perfect introduction to Geneva. Its especially great if youve just arrived in the cit...

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  • Save 4% Chamonix and Mont Blanc Day Trip from Geneva
    Chamonix and Mont Blanc Day Trip from Geneva672 Reviews

    Duration: 9 Hrs 30 Mins

    Cross the Switzerland-France border with an informative guide and marvel at the majesty of the European Alps on this Chamonix...

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  • Save 4% Day Trip to Gruyres including Golden Panoramic Express Train
    Day Trip to Gruyres including Golden Panoramic Express Train145 Reviews

    Duration: 10 Hrs

    Set off and discover traditional produce while taking in Switzerland's landscapes on a full day combined coach and train trip...

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  • Save 4% Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise
    Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise14 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins

    Take a tour of Geneva, and see the best of this cosmopolitan Swiss city by coach, tram and boat! With a knowledgeable guide o...

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

    • Air Pollution 34.76 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 17.14 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.14 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 23.57 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 5.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.08 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.24 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Geneva for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Geneva.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.31 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.4 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.6 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 17 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.95 (Low)
    • Attacks 23.4 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40.94 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.99 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 72.76 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.3 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.35 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.81 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Geneva is 187.55 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.11 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.44 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 119.43 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 69.92 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.25 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 124.54 (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 0.37 USD
    • International Movie per seat 19.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 60.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 114.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 114.59 USD

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

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