Geneva Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Carouge

    A charming village in the city... Relax by strolling through this nice little city and animated streets with plenty of good addresses to eat, to drink and to dance. Some of my favourite addresses...

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  • 2. Visit France

    Only 17 miles from the center of Geneve - on Lake LeMann - the most charming village and well worth the short trip. Place de la Mairie F-74140 Yvoire Phone +33 04 50 72 80 21 17 miles from the...

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  • 3. Parks

    At le Bouveret, you could go riding on miniature trains.this place has churches,castles,caves et al in miniature size.just outside is a sailing place,also near by is an aqua sports place.so this area...

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  • 4. Annecy

    When you are in Geneva and you have got enough time, go to Annecy. In Annecy you can find sth for anyone. Visit the beautiful city-center, old town, stroll along the lake or river, go shopping, visit...

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  • 5. Concert venue Hôtel de Ville

    Photos:1. Chairs set up for a concert in the courtyard2. Poster announcing Monday evening jazz concerts3. Ramp to bicycle parking in the basement4. Bicycles in...

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  • 6. Ariana

    The Ariana, which is up at the north end of Geneva near the United Nations, houses the Swiss Museum of Ceramics and Glass, which is said to be the only museum...

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  • 7. Camino de Santiago...Route of St James

    I was a little surprised when I discovered that Geneva was on at least one branch of the Route of St James, which ultimately arrives in Santiago de Compestela....

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  • 8. Chill out in Torgon

    If you are the type who just wants to unwind and relax in a beautiful setting,then Torgon is the place for you.It can be reached from Geneva(you have to take a...

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  • 9. Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913)

    From this plaque in the Old Town I learned that the great Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) was born in Geneva. Since I used to be a student of...

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  • 10. Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)

    From this plaque in the Old Town I learned that the Argentinean author Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) used to live here in Geneva at 28 Grand'rue, just a few...

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  • 11. Mountain lovers visiting Geneva

    If you are in Geneva and hankering to see mountains, you can get a pretty good vantage point on one of the local boat trips (CHF3.00 to cross from one bank to...

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  • 12. Local bus trip to Versoix

    If you have a very short time in Geneva, and you are interested in how the Genevan suburbs look, take a local bus to the end of the line and come back again. A...

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  • 13. Plane spotting

    A good Off The Beaten Path activity is plane spotting at the Geneva International Airport. There are a few good spotting places, depending on the time of day. I...

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  • 14. Cars

    I always thought that human fascination with cars is incredible and silly. A car is a car! The important thing is that it can transport you from one place to...

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  • 15. A short mountain excursion: the Saleve

    The Saleve is the "house mountain" of Geneva, even though it is in nearby France. It looks rather ugly from the bottom, but it offers a spectacular view from...

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  • 16. Chateau de Chillon

    Two sides in a historically unique castle: On one hand the sturdy fort towards the mountainside, on the other hand the magnificent residence towards the Lake of...

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  • 17. The Old Town

    The Old Town is an unquestionably picturesque mark overlooking the rest of the Geneva that methodically deserves the concentration of guests. In addition to...

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  • 18. The Cathedral of St Peter

    The Cathedral of St Peter not only controls Geneva’s present day skyline from an imposing hilltop position, but has also played a vital fraction in local...

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  • 19. Outdoor Ice Skating in the Heart of Geneva

    Geneva offers a "Christmas Skating Rink" - a popular and entertaining diversion during the end of year festivities. Located right in the heart of town, in the...

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  • 20. For sciences amateur...

    CERN is where the web is born. In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN, invented the World Wide Web (that you are currently using!). The Web, as it is...

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  • 21. A island in the city

    "Ile Rousseau" is a small island that you can reach by a small bridge. duck and bird and many tree, a little restaurant with nice terrace, in summer you fell...

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  • 22. Discover the Green side of Geneva

    The countryside of Geneva could be worth to visit. Especially if you are a wine amateur.Each Saturday you could visit (as I did) some producers which will offer...

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  • 23. Amateur of nice body...

    Salon de l'Auto (Motor Show)Each spring around March, the Geneva Motor Show continues its long standing tradition of showing an abundance of concept cars to the...

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  • 24. Move your body @ the Lake Parade

    Lake parade, each year in Summer, just enjoy the Techno parade with loads of love mobiles, fun, dancers, music, and more...Lake sensation session along the Quai...

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  • 25. The 'Schtroumpfs'

    The 'Schtroumpfs' - The name given to these strange 'jaw-dropping' buildings derives from the famous comic characters (better known to us anglophiles as the...

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