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  • From Geneva: Guided Day Trip to Chamonix and Mont-Blanc

    1. From Geneva: Guided Day Trip to Chamonix and Mont-Blanc

    Visit the site of the first Winter Olympics! In Chamonix you’ll experience majestic scenery on a drive through the Arve Valley and from the 12,605-foot viewing platform on Europe’s highest mountain. This full-day tour begins in Geneva with a drive across the French border through the glacier-fed Arve Valley. At Chamonix you’ll marvel at the splendid backdrop of the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges. You’ll take the cable car up to Aiguille du Midi, which was the world’s highest cable car ride when it was launched in 1955. Enjoy breathtaking panoramas of this Alpine wonderland, with views into France, Switzerland, and Italy. Lunch will be at your leisure. You will also have the chance to ride the astonishing Montenvers rack railway to the Mer de Glace glacier. The journey on this electric train covers 3 miles of beautiful mountainous scenery before arriving at the longest glacier i...

    Guide was amazing! So many in our group not paying attention or listening to her meeting times or locations. She did a great job trying to babysit those that needed it.

  • Geneva: 1-Hour Lake Geneva Cruise

    2. Geneva: 1-Hour Lake Geneva Cruise

    Explore Geneva and its stunning lake from a new perspective — directly on the water. Begin your tour from the Pierres du Niton, cruising towards the Pointe à la Bise. Peer at Geneva’s famous Jet d’Eau, the iconic fountain the city is famous for, Mont-Blanc mountain and the surrounding Swiss Alps, as well as famous buildings, such as the UN. Pass by elegantly manicured gardens that line the shores of the lake, as well as the stunning surrounding flora and fauna, before heading back to the dock from which you departed. An app with information about the cruise is available to download on the spot in a free wifi area; all the information about this will be given at the cashier's desk.

    The one hour cruise was really nice way to catch up the great city in very short time.

  • Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise

    3. Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise

    This 3-hour city tour of Geneva will take you by bus to visit the international quarters of Geneva, as well as the main tourist attractions of the city, such as the beautiful fountain (Jet d'Eau) in Lake Geneva, and the wonderful Flower Clock. You will also get a taste of Geneva’s fascinating history during a lively tramway tour, and dig deeper into the Old Town on an informative guided walking tour. Guides speak French and English, while some are also conversant in German, Italian, and Spanish, depending on the guide. To complete the tour, continue with a 1-hour cruise of the lake and see the major attractions from the water, such as the unusual rocks of the Pierres du Niton, the Water Fountain, Black Harbour, Villa Diodati, the UN Building, Castle of Bellerive, the Mermaid, and much more. For your pleasure, drinks will be offered during the cruise.

    It’s awesome when you have short time in Genève and needs to see everything fast. Staff including driver was awesome, the bus was late a lil bit but understandable due to high traffic Visited almost everything I want to see, with bus, Boat, tiny train, they were all fun. Cons: EXTREMELY RUDE Asian woman that talks to people from her inner nose at the boat Pier where you exchange QR code with physical ticket. The Awesome Tour guide saved the day and gave us tickets not to deal with her. Other than that, highly recommended

  • Geneva City Pass: Discounts and Free Offers at 40 Sights

    4. Geneva City Pass: Discounts and Free Offers at 40 Sights

    With the Geneva City Pass, you can explore city and countryside in all their splendor. Free entry, reduced rates, vouchers and many surprises await you with the Geneva Pass, which will help you to discover the city and its cultural and cosmopolitan riches, as well as its parks, mountains, and lakes. The Geneva City Pass offers many tours such as a guided walking tour of the Old Town, a classic city tour from the iconic Jet d'Eau water fountain to the International district of Geneva, or a guided tour in Carouge, a wealthy suburb of Geneva with a well established art scene. Don’t want to walk too much? Take a mini-train along the shores of Lake Geneva. From there you could also hop on a boat to see more of the beautiful Lake Geneva and the sights it has to offer as you cruise along the Rhône, or you could rent some water vehicles (sailing, pedal, or motorboats) yourself...

    The best thing you could do! Public transport for free even train to the airport. Museums, trips etc. Must be!

  • Full-Day Trip to Riviera Col du Pillon & Glacier 3000

    5. Full-Day Trip to Riviera Col du Pillon & Glacier 3000

    Discover the picturesque area of Les Diablerets (little devils) in the heart of the Alps Vaudoises at Col du Pillon. Made up of chalets, this village has an amazingly preserved heritage. Don't miss the majestic 3000–meter high glacier. Dominate the snowy peaks and take on the Peak Walk, the world's first suspension bridge connecting two peaks. At 108 meters long, discover more than 24 peaks over 4000 meters on the walkway. Take advantage of the fun park where sleds are waiting for you. In summer, try a descent in the Alpine Coaster, Europe's highest tracked toboggan run.  If you prefer to stay in the village of Diablerets, take a stroll along the river and explore the beautiful landscape. Around 3:00 PM, head back to the bus to return to Montreux, and enjoy some free time to explore this artistic city before returning to Geneva.

    The trip to the Glacier 3000 was without a doubt a unique experience, from the moment we got on the bus to the moment our trip ended. Thomas, our tour guy was very friendly, patient and very informative, it was great to have him as our guide. We went on August 6th and thank God it was sunny and beautiful, but the bridge still felt cold and windy so wear warm clothes. The roller coaster is a must especially if you have you g children. I would highly recommend it.

  • Geneva: 2-Hour Tour of International Quarters and Old Town

    6. Geneva: 2-Hour Tour of International Quarters and Old Town

    This 2-hour city tour of Geneva will take you by bus to visit the international quarters of Geneva, as well as the main tourist attractions of the city, such as the beautiful fountain (Jet d'Eau) in Lake Geneva, and the wonderful Flower Clock. You will also get a taste of Geneva’s fascinating history during a lively tramway tour and delve deeper into the Old Town on an informative guided walking tour. Guides speak French and English, and some are also conversant in German, Italian, and Spanish, depending on the guide. Children up to 12 years old pay a reduced child’s fare, making it more affordable for all families.

    Was a bit confusing to get to the meeting point, more instructions on the page saying the guide would be wearing red inside the bus station and that the tour bus was labeled swiss tours ould have been helpful.

  • Annecy Half-Day Trip from Geneva

    7. Annecy Half-Day Trip from Geneva

    Annecy, located just 45-minutes from Geneva, is a town that has been awarded France’s prestigious Art and History designation. When you arrive in Annecy you’ll have a guided orientation walk and then plenty of free time to explore Annecy on your own. Please note that if you select the afternoon tour, then this will be self-guided.  As you walk through the streets of this charming town on the River Thiou you’ll come across numerous food and flea markets and historic monuments and landmarks. Browse the shops and stop to try a traditional dish at one of the many restaurants or cafés.

    The tour guide, Gabriel, spoke in multi languages which allowed myself and other travelers to understand him well. He was very informative.

  • Chamonix, Aiguille du Midi & Mer de Glace Full-Day Trip

    8. Chamonix, Aiguille du Midi & Mer de Glace Full-Day Trip

    Feast your eyes on dramatic landscapes as you travel by coach through the scenic Arve Valley to Chamonix. Chamonix’s position at the foot of Europe’s highest peak, Mont-Blanc, makes it one of the most popular mountain villages in the area. On this full-day trip from Geneva, you’ll have access to Aiguille du Midi, a rocky 3,842-meter peak close to Mont Blanc. Take a ride up on the most famous cable car in the world, (please note this cable car is currently under maintenance, your tour will feature an alternative cable car or activity). This high mountain site, equipped for your comfort and safety, offers a 360-degree panorama taking in the majestic Mont-Blanc as well as the whole of its massif. In addition, you’ll also enjoy panoramic views of the Chamonix Valley and the major peaks of the French, Swiss, and Italian Alps. The Aiguille du Midi comprises the Piton Nord, the Piton Central...

    We bought the full package which is very well organized ! Everything was perfect: very kind and well-trained guide, perfect time planning so we went to the top of Mont Blanc by cable car -grandiose view !- and to Mer De Glace by train-stunning beauty! It was a unique experience! I definitely recommend this tour!

  • Chocolate Flavors Walking Tour of Geneva

    9. Chocolate Flavors Walking Tour of Geneva

    Join this delicious guided chocolate tour of Geneva to experience one-of-a-kind, award-winning chocolate creations. Visit some of the city’s best artisanal chocolateries – from traditional to modern. You’ll experience chocolate in all shapes and forms: from chocolate pralines, to truffles, ganaches, drinking chocolate and pastry. During the tour, learn the secrets of the origins and manufacturing of chocolate, as well as the history of Swiss chocolate. The tour includes a visit to the old town, and you will hear anecdotes and stories about Geneva, and experience Geneva’s most important tradition – breaking the chocolate “marmite” (cauldron). There is also a fun boat ride in the tour. The best way to discover a city is through its flavors, its local artisans and its stories, so have fun with this exciting, sweet and exhilarating sensorial experience.

    Noah is very friendly and passionate tour guide- I enjoyed the pace of the tour and the chocolatiers which were arranged.

  • From Geneva: Full-Day Trip to Chamonix and Mont-Blanc

    10. From Geneva: Full-Day Trip to Chamonix and Mont-Blanc

    How does it feel to be at the foot of the highest mountain in Europe? Find out, with reliable transport from Geneva to Chamonix Mont Blanc. Board a bus and enjoy the 75-minute drive by motor-coach through the picturesque Arve Valley to the typical Alpine village at the foot of the remarkable and majestic Mont-Blanc. Enjoy your day as you stroll in the little streets full of charms of Chamonix. Enter in a local shop to discover the local flavors as Mountain Honey, cheese or charcuterie. Try a fondue or a raclette in once of the numerous restaurants of this well-known ski resort. Discover where the first Olympic Games of winter started in 1924. Situated at the border between France and Italy, this town is famous for its tunnel under the mountain, which joins the 2 countries. Enjoy the activities available in this little town before you head back to Geneva. If you choose the cable car op...

    Really good experience, a little out of the normal comfort zone. Really enjoyable

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What people are saying about Geneva

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based on 774 reviews

We bought the full package which is very well organized ! Everything was perfect: very kind and well-trained guide, perfect time planning so we went to the top of Mont Blanc by cable car -grandiose view !- and to Mer De Glace by train-stunning beauty! It was a unique experience! I definitely recommend this tour!

The beautiful ancient old city, full of canals, flowers, and because this was a summer Sunday, it was holding one of the biggest open markets in any town in Switzerland or France. Every street in thge old town was lined with every type of food, flowers, spices, and dry goods.

Guide was amazing! So many in our group not paying attention or listening to her meeting times or locations. She did a great job trying to babysit those that needed it.

A well planned trip, the timing for every activity was perfect. The guide was really nice and helpful.

Comfortable bus, organized trip, informative guide and very beautiful city.