Days Out: Geneva

Unusual Guided Tours - Airport
From age 10: one and a half hourse with film, bus and fire station tour. Groups of 15-30 people. Reservation necessary months in advance. At 21 Route de lAeroport, 1218 Grand-Saconnex.
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Cathedrale St Pierre et Chapelle des Maccabees
A religious building dating back to the 4th Century. Opening times are June to September: Monday to Saturday 9:30-6:30, Sunday 12:00-6:30, and October to May: Monday to saturday 10.00-17:00, Sunday 12:00-17:00. At 6 Cours St-Pierre, 1204 Geneva
Mini Train Tours
Guided tours of the main sites and monuments in Geneva. Commentary offered in multiple languages. Trains leave every 45 minutes from the Jardin Anglais, Quai Gustave Ador, 1204 Geneva.
Geneva Tourisme
The Palais des Nations is the second most important centre of the United Nations after New York. Many works of art and gifts are on display. At Avenue de la Paix, 1211 Geneva.
Unusual Guided Tours - Radio Television Suisse
Visit the television studio, sit in on the taping of a show or find how the stages are designed and constructed in the studios, simulation of Blue Box and weather. At 20 Quai E. Ansermet, 1211 Geneva 8.
Audioguided Visit of the Old Town
Geneva Tourism proposes you to stroll through 2,000 years of Geneva’s history independently and at your own pace. In French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Arab or Korean. Tourist Office, 18 Rue du Mont-Blanc, Geneva
Site Archeologique de la Cathedrale St Pierre
Discover one of the most important archaeological sites north of the Alps. Guided tours possible. Seasonal opening hours, closed on Mondays. At 6, Cours Saint Pierre, 1204 Geneva.
Vivarium de Meyrin
Live sankes, lizards, spiders and tortoises. Accepts groups or birthday parties. At 32A Cardinal-Journet, 1217 Meyrin.
Espace Basse Ruche
Recreation and leisure centre.
Centre Nature Pro Natura Pointe-a-la-Bise
Lake Geneva site natural beauty. At Chemin de la Reserve, 1245 Collonge-Bellerive.
Jet dEau -Water Jet
Genevas water fountain has grown to become the symbol of Geneva. The 140m water column is illuminated in the evening. Seasonal opening hours, closed during strong winds and temperatures below 2°. At Quai du General Guisan, 1204 Geneva.
Sapins Genevois
Instead of buying a ctu tree, this family-run organization sells planted trees within the canton of Geneva. At 190 route de Jussy, 1241 Puplinge.
Port Miniature
Miniature modesl of Mississipi steamboat, ferries, etc. Rent and drive yourself. 3-4 seats per boat. At Jet dEau lakeshore, 1207 Geneva.
Excursion company offering daily tours outside Geneva and bus tours of the city itself. At 7, rue des Alpes, 1201 Geneva.
Strawberry Picking
Pick your own strawberries end-of-May daily including Sunday. Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays pick raspberries. At La Fraisiere Feuillasse, 10 Route H.-C. Forestiere, 1217 Meyrin.
Swift Copters
Helicopters available for sightseeing tours, heli-skiing and transport. Flights are from Geneva Airport.
Ride On Leman: Boats & Watersports
Rent a powerful boat with pilot for a maximum of 8 passengers. Wake-boarding, wake surfing and water ski. Have a glass of champagne whilst enjoying an unforgettable ride across Geneva Lake. Bring your iPod, Welcome on board !
Guides du Patrimoine
Guided tours of heritage sites in Geneva and Vaud, in French, English, German or Italian. Reservations should be made 48 hours in advance. Group visits available.
Festival of Trees and Lights
Each festive season artists and designers spend an average of 25,000 hours of work decorating the trees of Geneva City centre with thousands of lights.
Le Tortillard des Evaux
Mini-train near the restaurant goes on 200m of track through the park. Playground available next to it. Possibility of renting the train for a birthday party. At Centre Sportif des Evaux, 110 Chemin François-Chavaz, 1213 Onex. Closed in winter.
Expat Tours Switzerland
Mountain leaders organise tours in Switzerland for expats. From one-day tours to weekly trips, we would like to show you less touristy places in this beautiful country.
Tourist cruises on Lake Geneva to discover the monuments, castles, mansions and ports. Swissboat also has sail and motor boats for rent. Bookings at 8, Quai du Mont Blanc, 1201 Geneva.
Visit the worlds largest particle physics centre. Daily guided tours for groups or individual in several languages. Free of charge, open to everybody (not suitable for children under 10). Reservation obligatory.