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how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

I was in Geneva few years back and had visited Off The Shelf bookshop. I am trying to guide a friend whom is going to Geneva for a sightseeing walk from Palais des Nations to 15 Boulevard Georges Favon where this bookshop is located. Anyone with tips that will help to guide her on the right path?

I remembered I walk back and forth and enjoyed the experience but couldn't remember the route!

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1. Re: how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

I would also appreciate any tips on walking tours she could do on her own ;)

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2. Re: how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

http://route.search.ch/index.en.html?route=palais+des+nations,+geneva+to+15+bvd+georges+favon,+1204+geneva

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3. Re: how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

The bookshop is near Plainpalais - a wide open space in the middle of town between the University (Unimail) buildings and the Parc des Bastions. A visit to the bookshop can be easily combined with a walking tour of the vieille ville (old town). See this for details:

tripadvisor.co.uk/Travel-g188057-c127289/Gen…

when she comes down from the Place du Bourg du Four to see the Reformation Monument in the Parc des Bastions she should go towards the Grand Théâtre and the Conservatoire and go left as she exits the Parc. She will see Plainpalais a couple of blocks down the street. If she heads towards there and then turns right on the Blvd G. Favon she will come right to the bookshop.

BTW there is a restaurant near there (same street and same side of the street) called the Cave Valaisanne. Good place for a fondue...

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4. Re: how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

You just simply take tram no. 15 from 'Nations' directly to 'Stand' (https://maps.google.com/maps?q=genf&hl=de&ll=46.203834,6.14404&spn=0.006594,0.018668&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=66.7892,76.464844&hnear=Genf,+Schweiz&t=m&z=16&layer=c&cbll=46.203832,6.139955&panoid=ySVnqjIdknlL_T8T1oDIiQ&cbp=11,207.05,,0,7.8 ), then you walk a bit further and you'll find it on on the left side here: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=genf&hl=de&ll=46.202245,6.144297&spn=0.014584,0.018668&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=66.7892,76.464844&hnear=Genf,+Schweiz&t=m&z=16&layer=c&cbll=46.202071,6.140244&panoid=jETgAko4V3vx8kjv0CIiIA&cbp=12,97.19,,0,12.04

Or you get off one stop later at 'Cirque' and then you walk backwards from where you arrived: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=genf&hl=de&ll=46.200493,6.140907&spn=0.006594,0.018668&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=66.7892,76.464844&hnear=Genf,+Schweiz&t=m&layer=c&cbll=46.200493,6.140904&panoid=YvlVisVsbHE0-XH3liIG8w&cbp=11,294.95,,0,4.31&z=16

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5. Re: how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

alfred h - you are new to TA and I do not think you quite understood my answer to the OP (original post) question... s/he wanted her/his friend to have a walking tour around Geneva AND also find the bookshop. It isn't much use, if you want a walking tour, to take public transport if you can avoid it. Which, if you know Geneva at all, you can! Hence my answer...

Have you ever met someone called Maja s?? Because your posts are strangely similar in some ways to hers (or his) ??

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6. Re: how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

Thank you H!

Yes, I wanted her to have some sort of a walking tour like I did although I was basically lost but it gave me the chance to discover old town, walking past raymond weil tower etc and finally walking about and just looking at buildings till I found that bookshop. It was quite memorable for me and I hope she will enjoy it as much as she walk around Geneva ; )

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7. Re: how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

In reality Alfred H's post above is all but impossible to read. I tried to send a PM to give some tips on how to post links, etc. but he doesn't accept PM's. Alfred H, please change your settings and we can assist you to post really useful postings.

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8. Re: how to get to 15 boulevard georges favon?

I suppose it is more than likely he has never been to Geneva because if he had been there several times he surely would know the Blvd Georges Favon and Plainpalais. And also how to tell someone to get from the Vieille Ville to the bookshop with links taken off other sites. However since he is from Chur (that is what his profile says) perhaps he will help us with that lovely little town and post info on walking around the old town... it would be really helpful. Best really not to post if you do not have personal experience to share...

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