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Geneva
The shores of Lake Geneva have attracted visitors and invaders for millennia. The cheerful city of Geneva sits on the lake's western shore, lofty snowcapped peaks creating a gorgeous backdrop on all sides. The city is perfect for exploring on foot; rent a bike to venture further. The top of any itinerary should be visits to Geneva's lakefront and its famed water fountain, the Flower Clock in the English Garden, St. Peter's Cathedral, Reformation Wall, Place Neuve and the birthplace of the U.N.

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Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva
A scenic mountain lake situated alongside the city of Geneva, it empties into the Rhone River.
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Mont Saleve
Mont Saleve
Attraction type: Mountains
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CERN Univers de particules
CERN Univers de particules
Owner description: CERN, in Geneva, is the world’s largest particle physics research centre. CERN has recently brought into service the world’s most powerful accelerator, the LHC (Large Hadron... more Owner description: CERN, in Geneva, is the world’s largest particle physics research centre. CERN has recently brought into service the world’s most powerful accelerator, the LHC (Large Hadron Collider), which will provide new insights into the Universe and how it evolved. The entire Universe is made up of particles. But where do they come from? What laws govern their behaviour? The purpose of the "Universe of particles" exhibition is for visitors to confront the great questions of contemporary physics : a journey to the Big Bang. less
Attraction type: Sightseeing Tours; Science Museums
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Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
This famous cathedral is best known for its historic significance as the church where John Calvin gave his inspiring sermons during the mid-16th century.
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Lookouts
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Jet d'Eau
Jet d'Eau
Geneva's most prominent landmark, this tremendous fountain is located in Lake Geneva in the city's downtown area.
Attraction type: Fountains
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Izumi
Izumi
Ranked #1 of 1,574 Restaurants in Geneva
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bistro de la Tour
Bistro de la Tour
Ranked #2 of 1,574 Restaurants in Geneva
Cuisines: French, European, Wine Bar
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Bistrot du Boeuf Rouge
Bistrot du Boeuf Rouge
Ranked #3 of 1,574 Restaurants in Geneva
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Bayview
Bayview
Ranked #4 of 1,574 Restaurants in Geneva
Price: $66 - $174
Cuisines: French, Swiss, European, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Parfums de Beyrouth
Parfums de Beyrouth
Ranked #5 of 1,574 Restaurants in Geneva
Cuisines: Lebanese, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Middle Eastern, Halal
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

City Hostel Geneva
City Hostel Geneva
$74 - $108
Ranked #2 of 11 Specialty Lodging in Geneva
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel N'vY
4.5 of 5
Hotel N'vY
$173 - $314 (CHF 169 - CHF 307)
Ranked #10 of 108 Hotels in Geneva
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ibis Styles Geneve Gare
3.0 of 5
ibis Styles Geneve Gare
$147 - $243 (CHF 144 - CHF 238)
Ranked #13 of 108 Hotels in Geneva
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Movenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva
5.0 of 5
Movenpick Hotel & Casino Geneva
$170 - $327 (CHF 166 - CHF 320)
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Meyrin
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva
$738 - $1,323
Ranked #1 of 108 Hotels in Geneva
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Hotel d'Angleterre
5.0 of 5
Hotel d'Angleterre
$414 - $818
Ranked #2 of 108 Hotels in Geneva
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Mandarin Oriental, Geneva
5.0 of 5
Mandarin Oriental, Geneva
$496 - $833 (CHF 485 - CHF 815)
Ranked #3 of 108 Hotels in Geneva
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