Things to do in Geneva

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  • 1
    Jet d'Eau

    Jet d'Eau

    Ranked #1 overall in Geneva things to do
    8.149 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesBackpackers

    Unfortunatelly one of the main touristic attractions of the city, the water fountain was not working, only between mid May and mid September. Initially bilt as a security valve of ...

  • 2
    Bains des Pâquis

    Bains des Pâquis

    Ranked #2 overall in Geneva things to do
    9.114 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Pool
    Popular withOutdoorsyBackpackersFamilies

    Geneva loves its outdoors and in summer, locals come here to swim and simply enjoy the lake during the warm months of the year. In winter it's still a lovely ...

  • 3
    Flower Clock

    Flower Clock

    Ranked #3 overall in Geneva things to do
    7.419 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesArtsy

    Located in the English Garden, represents a tribute to the watch industry of the city.

  • 4
    Palace of Nations (Palais des Nations)

    Palace of Nations (Palais des Nations)

    Ranked #4 overall in Geneva things to do
    8.712 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Monument, Castle or Palace
    Popular withHistoryArtsyAdventure

    We went to this because, well, we were there and it was there so… It was fascinating. But not on purpose. The new/main building is an architectural tragedy because it ...

  • 5
    St. Peter's Cathedral

    St. Peter's Cathedral

    Ranked #5 overall in Geneva things to do
    8.516 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Church
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    A beautiful church that's definitely more interesting on the outside, the inside being rather somber. Mainly people flock here to climb up to the Cathedral’s two towers for sweeping views ...

  • 6
    Parc des Bastions

    Parc des Bastions

    Ranked #6 overall in Geneva things to do
    8.79 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyWellness

    This park is huge, reminiscent of the Common in Boston. It's next to the Theatre and the University. In the summer you can find families, hippies, and people practicing martial ...

  • 7
    Old Town

    Old Town

    Ranked #7 overall in Geneva things to do
    8.99 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark, Plaza
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesBackpackers

    Very picturesque, gorgeous area of town, lots of pedestrian streets, highly recommend. My kids loved playing on the canons.

  • 8
    Broken Chair

    Broken Chair

    Ranked #8 overall in Geneva things to do
    9.58 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument
    Popular withHistoryArtsyOutdoorsy

    I have some pretty weird bucket list things. I discovered this place because it was featured on an episode of The Amazing Race. It was totally worth it. There’s a ...

  • 9


    Ranked #9 overall in Geneva things to do
    10.06 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies
  • 10
    Le Salève

    Le Salève

    Ranked #10 overall in Geneva things to do
    8.08 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Mountain
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    A low altitude walk up a small mountain to see Geneva from a different angle. The walk up is steep but as you're at low altitude you should feel less ...

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