Canton Geneva
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  • Annecy Half-Day Trip from Geneva

    1. 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.

  • Chocolate Flavors Walking Tour of Geneva

    2. 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.

  • Geneva: the Secrets of Old Town Discovery Game

    3. Geneva: the Secrets of Old Town Discovery Game

    Discover Geneva as never before with this original interactive game experience. Using your cell phone, your challenge will start in front of the Opera Gallery on Place de Longemalle. Simply open your e-mail link that will be sent to you after booking and your adventure will begin. Set off to explore Geneva as you solve 12 clues, with each correct answer taking you to the next location. As you proceed through the challenge, learn more about the history of the city and the local culture with fun facts. If you need a little helping hand, ask for hints to help you solve the clues. Explore the charming streets of Geneva’s Old Town and you will begin to look at its main sights differently. While solving the cryptic clues, you’ll unlock recommendations to some favorite spots for food, drinks and of course, cheese fondue! You’ll also discover the city’s quiet alleys and some unique views. If y...

  • Geneva: Zombie City Exploration Game

    4. Geneva: Zombie City Exploration Game

    Discover Geneva’s fascinating history and attractions while you solve clues around town. Each clue will lead you to another place by providing you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide.  Receive all instructions via email after booking, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Play as a group and solve the clues together, or split into smaller teams and compete against the others.

  • Annecy Private Guided Tour from Geneva

    5. Annecy Private Guided Tour from Geneva

    On this private tour, you will ride aboard a comfortable car/mini-van through the French countryside and enjoy a guided walking tour through Annecy. Nicknamed the "Venice of the Alps", Annecy offers harmonious and romantic landscapes. Surrounded by mountains, the city offers amazing views of the purest lake of Europe. Discover the picturesque and enchanting framework of the city on a walking guided tour for an hour. Take this opportunity to snap some pictures of the iconic Palais de l’Isle, a 12th-century monument that's the symbol of the town, and the dominating castle of Annecy, once the residence of the Bishop of Geneva. Take a walk along the lake and watch locals jogging, walking, or roller-blading in the fresh mountain air. Stroll through the lovely little streets with endless flower-filled balconies, houses, antique markets and handcraft shops. There is one more reason why this t...

  • Geneva: the Secrets of the Lake Area Discovery Game

    6. Geneva: the Secrets of the Lake Area Discovery Game

    Discover Geneva as never before with this original interactive game experience. Using your cell phone, your challenge will start in front of the Opera Gallery on Place de Longemalle. Simply open your e-mail link that will be sent to you after booking and your adventure will begin. Set off to explore Geneva as you solve 8 clues, with each correct answer taking you to the next location. As you proceed through the challenge, learn more about the history of the city and the local culture with fun facts. If you need a little helping hand, ask for hints to help you solve the clues. Discover green spaces and curious statues, enjoy the wonderful lakeside, learn about watches and wander around an art exhibition. If you're looking for a fun way to experience the city, then this is a truly unique opportunity.

  • Geneva: 1.5-Hour E-Bike Tour

    7. Geneva: 1.5-Hour E-Bike Tour

    Feel like a local and explore Geneva's top highlights, its parks and lake, and hidden spots on a 1.5-hour guided tour riding an electric bike.  Ride in class and comfort on e-bikes, which are perfect for discovering various parts of the city. See Geneva differently and feel like a local as you cruise around the Botanical Gardens and around the famous Lake Geneva, uninterrupted by daily routines. You will look very Instagram worthy on your bikes. Visit many famous sights like the United Nations' visitor center, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and discover architecture marvels that are not on the front pages of tourist magazines.

  • Day Tour to Chamonix and Yvoire Medieval Village

    8. Day Tour to Chamonix and Yvoire Medieval Village

     In the morning, explore the stunning alpine scenery of Chamonix, in the French Alps. Chamonix is a picturesque town; from everywhere in the city if you look at the sky and you will see It – the roof of Europe – The Majestic Mont-Blanc. Take a breath of fresh air and stroll on the little streets full of charm. Chamonix hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924 and has re-emerged on the free-ride wave as the capital of all-mountain skiing. This busy little town is a popular place for day trippers, you will find lots of boutiques selling local produce as cheese, meats or fresh Savoie honey and also famous brands of mountain clothes, equipment. You have the option to take the cable car or spend your free time in the village. Cable car Aiguille du Midi : Ride up the cable car and discover a spectacular panoramic view of the Chamonix Valley and the French, Swiss and Italian Alps at 3842m! ...

  • From Geneva: Day Trip to Chamonix & Geneva City Tour

    9. From Geneva: Day Trip to Chamonix & Geneva City Tour

    Combine 2-days in one and enjoy the little time that you have to spend in Geneva to explore its most beautiful landscapes. Only 90 minutes away from Geneva, take a coach and go directly to Chamonix. Enjoy the little streets of Chamonix full of charm and admire Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe. Admire all of the beautiful mountains that surround you. Afterwards, go back to Geneva and do the city tour of Geneva that will bring you to visit the international part through the center of the world’s peacemaking organizations, followed by a tour of the main tourist attractions of the city such as Jet d'eau (Fountain) and the wonderful Flower Clock. Moreover, get a taste of Genevan history with the mini train Tramway Tour and dig even deeper into the Old Town with your guide on a walking tour.

  • Geneva and Annecy: Combined Day Trip with Boat Cruise

    10. Geneva and Annecy: Combined Day Trip with Boat Cruise

    Explore exciting Geneva and beautiful Lake Annecy in a day. This 2-part trip allows you to see the famous alpine Lake Annecy, and to discover the best of Geneva’s tourist attractions. You can take the morning to enjoy the world-famous town of Annecy, enjoying the historic chateau and castle, colorful buildings, and cobbled walkways. With canals weaving through the Old Town, it is obvious why Annecy was nicknamed "the Venice of the Alps". With its streets littered with local artisanal ice-cream and crafts roaming the alleys, it is enjoyable for everyone. You can also walk up to the chateau, or take a tour of the famous Palais de l'Ile. With the Alps as the back-drop, the world-famous Lake Annecy is simply breathtaking. Complete with a glorious promenade lining the banks, you will be free to take in the incredible panoramic views. Pedal boats and swimming are both allowed in this crystal-...

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What people are saying about Canton Geneva

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 153 reviews

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.

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

Gourmet and original experience. Noah, our enthusiastic guide, made this activity fun and rewarding! A real sharing ...

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

Very good course. A top guide. The products tasted are excellent!