Top 10 Things To Enjoy In Geneva

This is a beautiful city of Switzerland with lot of historic as well as natural attractions. You can enjoy amazing natural sceneries like breath-taking mountains, charming lakes etc and museums, castles, Old towns etc.

1. Saleve Mountain

Address: Salève, 74160 Beaumont, France.

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This is a popular destination for nature and hiking lovers. This mountain is often called as �Balcony of Geneva�, because you can enjoy panoramic views of entire Geneva from the top of this mountain. The thrilling things you can enjoy here are biking, number of walking trials, paragliding, photographic spots, scenic restaurants etc.

2. Lake Geneva

Address: Geneva, Switzerland.

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This beautiful lake attracts visitors due to its crescent shape and this lake is shared by France and Switzerland. From the shore you can enjoy the beauty of Alps Mountains and feel like you are in a fairy land. The lake is surrounded by wine yards, Alps Mountains, and very popular tourist cities and resorts. You can enjoy boat trip also would be definitely an everlasting memory.

3. The Geneva water fountain

Address: Quai Gustave-Ador, 1207 Genève, Switzerland.

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This is also known as �Jet d'Eau�, the largest water fountain in Geneva with a height of 140m.which you should not miss. This fountain becomes as the official logo for Geneva's hosting of the 2008 UEFA Championships. This is the 3rd pencil fountain of Geneva. You can enjoy the beauty of this fountain very closely while walking through the lake and surrounding park.

4. Golden Pass Railway

Address: Rue de la Gare 22, 1820 Montreux, Switzerland.

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With breath-taking sceneries, this tourist train pass would be one of the most interesting things you can enjoy. The journey starts from Lake Geneva and passes 8 lakes, 3 passes, 6 cantons and ends at Lake Lucerne. You can enjoy the beauty of vineyards, mountains, valleys, lakes etc endlessly throughout the journey.

5. Chillon Castle

Address: Avenue de Chillon 21, 1820 Veytaux, Switzerland.

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This is a beautiful Island castle located on the shore of Lake Geneva. This castle is considered as one of the most visited castles in Switzerland. The castle is of 12th century of Savoy periods and seems like it is floating. Now the castle is included in the Swiss Cultural Property of National Significance. The Castle and Lake Geneva were a favourite place of romantic writers once.

6. Swiss National Museum

Address: Rue Charles-Galland 2, 1206 Genève, Switzerland.

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This museum is established in 1898 at Zurich, Switzerland�s largest city. From the museum you can understand the culture, tradition and architecture style of Switzerland. This museum has a wonderful garden and also you can enjoy the beauty of Lake Geneva. You can find the handicrafts and history from ancient periods to present day. The museum is divided in to 14 divisions and has a huge collections of 8, 60,000 objects.

7. Geneva's Old Town

Address: Place du Bourg-de-Four 22, 1204 Genève, Switzerland.

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If you want to enjoy the heritage of Geneva, take a visit to the Old Town. Here you can find number of historical site, small but beautiful streets, museums, galleries and cafes. The notable things to explore here are St.Peters�s Cathedral, Place du Bourg-de-Four, Maison travel, Old Arsenal, hidden passages etc.

8. Natural History Museum

Address: Route de Malagnou 1, 1208 Genève, Switzerland.

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From here you can understand the ecological history of Switzerland. It houses a children�s area with educational purposes, life size model menagerie of bears, foxes, alligators, aardvarks etc and collection of mineral and plant indigenous of Switzerland.

9. Art and History Museum

Address: Rue Charles-Galland 2, 1206 Genève, Switzerland.

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Don�t miss to visit the largest museum in Geneva with amazing collection of art works with numbers of more than 1 million pieces. You can find relics from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. There is collection of beautiful paintings from pre-historic periods to present day.

10. Lavaux Vineyards, Switzerland

Address: Route du Lac 2, 1071 Rivaz, Switzerland.

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Lavaux terraced vineyards spread around 800 hectors. It has been listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. It stretched 30kms long on the shore of Lake Geneva. Actual vine terraces are made in 11th century. Chasseals is the main type of grape variety shown here. The vineyards here since 2016, not using any kind of pesticides. �Save Lavaux� a movement formulated to protect the region.

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