Spend your holiday in Geneva viewing Impressionist paintings at the Art and History Museum or relaxing on the banks of deep-blue Lake Geneva. Stop to soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Geneva's cafes. Save a day of your Geneva holiday for the nearby alpine village of Chamonix, across the border in France.
On your holiday in Geneva, see the majestic Jet d'Eau water fountain spurting from Lake Geneva. Sip coffee on cobblestone Place du Bourg-de-Four square, then see the colourful blooms of the Flower Clock in Geneva's English Garden. If you're interested in international politics, explore Geneva's world-famous United Nations Building.
Make sure you don't miss out on Geneva's grated, fried potato rsti in a small bistro around bustling Place du Bourg-de-Four. If you'd like to try some gourmet food on your Geneva holiday, reserve a table overlooking Lake Geneva and join Geneva's highfliers for freshly caught perch fillets. The village-like Carouge district is where Geneva's young professionals congregate.
Sip fancy cocktails on your Geneva holidays in smart Plainpalais, or sample international beers in the pubs lining Rue de l'Hotel de Ville. A lively cafe on Place du Bourg-de-Four is a good spot for an early-evening aperitif. On Geneva's up-and-coming Rue des Paquis you'll find plenty of arty bars. After a clubbing holiday to Geneva? Dress to impress for Geneva's glitzy dance floors.
Spend your holiday in Geneva on a boat cruising around the curve of Lake Geneva.You'll drift past La Cote's rolling hills and the vineyards of Lavaux. Take a coach ride to the mountain village of Chamonix, at the foot of 15,776-foot-high Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest peak. Or take a cable car (tlpherique) to the top of Geneva's own Salve mountain for hiking paragliding or cycling in dramatic scenery.