Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Geneva:

1. Jet D'Eau

4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

This 140 metres high water fountain/water jet is the most popular tourist attraction in Geneva and deserves a visit!

2. The Geneva Tour Cruise

4.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

Observe Geneva from the waters of the lake, instead of from land, for a change. This cruise will show you several beautiful and famous spots of the city which will leave you mesmerized.

3. The Flower Clock or Horloge Fleurie

4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

The symbol of quality watches and time-keeping, The Flower Clock of Geneva is extremely popular and consists of some beautiful flower arrangements.

4. Mont Salve

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

Mont Salve is also known as the 'Balcony of Geneva'. It sits 900 metres above the Jet D'Eau! The mountain offers you a stunning view of Geneva as a whole. It is a wonderful choice for a day trip.

5. Bains District

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

If art and culture is what you're looking for, Bains District has it all. It has a number of galleries and proudly houses MAMCO, the extremely popular contemporary art museum.

6. Old Town

3.7 /5

6,288 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

True to its name, Old Town in Geneva has an aura of comfort and vintage style. It is also extremely scenic and has a number of boutiques and caf_s to keep you occupied.

7. The Eat and Chill Tour

3.7 /5

6,288 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

If you're an honest to goodness lover of food, this tour will be a version of paradise! The Eat and Chill Tour is a 3 hour long session, taking you through the streets of Geneva and giving you a glimpse and a taste into its history.

8. Schtrumpfs Building

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

This difficult to pronounce word is actually the French equivalent of The Smurfs. It is a modern architectural construction, located in Les Grottes.

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9. Hermance Village

3.6 /5

13 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

If you want to experience a bit of country living, head over to Hermance Village. It has a beautiful beach, a church and a peaceful aura that will allow you to relax happily.

10. Institut et Musee Voltaire

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

This museum is dedicated to the works of Voltaire. The museum was inaugurated back in 1952 and is located within Les D_lices, Voltaire's home.

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11. Palais des Nations

3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

The United Nations office of Geneva, is a very popular tourist spot. It is located at Avenue de la Paix. People flock here day in and day out, to take a walk along the chambers or explore the beautiful gardens.

12. The Reformation Wall

3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Geneva

This iconic wall is situated in Bastions Park. It is a commemoration of the events of the Protestant Reformation.

FAQs on Geneva

How can I commute within Geneva?

You can easily get around the city, owing to its convenient tram and bus system. There is also a taxi boat system which will take you across Lake Geneva. These modes of transport connect every bit of the city to the other, so you don't have to worry about getting around Geneva. Tickets for these can be purchased from machines close to the bus stops or even at newspaper stands. The UNIRESO ticket, as it is called can be used to travel by bus, tram and even by boat. A regular ticket for zone 10 (that grants you 80 minutes of travel), which is the city area of Geneva, costs CHF 3. If you are taking a short trip, which includes a total of 3 rides by tram or bus and 1 boat ride, your ticket will cost you CHF 2. In most cases, if you are staying in a hotel or a hostel, you as a tourist ought to receive a free Geneva Transport Card which includes all the modes of transport mentioned above. All you have to do is ask for it at the reception desk.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Geneva?

The top sightseeing places in Geneva are Jet D'Eau, The Geneva Tour Cruise, The Flower Clock or Horloge Fleurie, Mont Salve, Bains District, Old Town.

What are the top activities in Geneva?

The top activities in Geneva are Chamonix Mont Blanc Day Tour from Geneva, Annecy Half Day Tour from Geneva, Geneva City Tour with Optional Boat Cruise and/or Annecy Tour, Glacier 3000 and Montreux Day Tour from Geneva, Geneva Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Private Geneva Airport (GVA) Transfers to Geneva.
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