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View at sunset of Geneva with buildings along the shoreline.

About Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland is a picturesque city on the banks of Lake Geneva. It is an international hub of diplomacy, commerce and culture, and home to iconic landmarks such as the Jet d’Eau fountain, the Reformation Wall and the United Nations headquarters. The city’s cobblestone streets are lined with high-end boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries, and Geneva is known for its rich history, diverse culture, and stunning mountain views.

The Jet d’Eau Fountain

This iconic fountain, located at the point where Lake Geneva empties into the Rhone River, is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the city.

The Reformation Wall

This impressive monument is a tribute to the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century and features statues of famous reformers like John Calvin and Theodore Beza.

United Nations Geneva

Located on the banks of Lake Geneva, visit the home of the Palais des Nations, formerly headquarters of the League of Nations. Tours must be booked in advance

The Old Town

Geneva’s Old Town is a charming and picturesque area of the city filled with cobblestone streets, boutique shops, and quaint restaurants. While in Old Town, make time to visit the breathtaking St. Peter’s Cathedral, which is the center of the Reformation.

The Flower Clock

Created in 1955 by the Parks and Walks Department, and located in the Jardin Anglais, this unique clock is made of over 6,000 flowers and is a popular spot for tourists to take photos.

The Museum of Art and History

Open since 1910, this world-class museum showcases more than 650,000 objects, including a variety of historical artifacts, modern art installations, and archeological finds.