Geneva City Pass 24h

Find out about recommended itineraries from our Tourist Center experts and make the most of your Geneva City Pass. Irrespective of the length of your stay, be it 24, 48 or 72 hours: Geneva is always an unforgettable experience!

Begin your stay with a visit to the International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (MICR). Start by discovering the world's greatest humanitarian movement which includes a section devoted to ‘defending human dignity.

After this emotional, thought-provoking visit, relax at the summit of Mont Salève. Just a few bus stops from Geneva itself and five minutes by cable car, stunning panoramic views await you. The fresh air and nature will revive you, preparing you for the rest of your adventure. Enjoy this feeling of calm and serenity with a meal in a mountain-top restaurant. 

redcross museum
Saleve view

After exploring the international district and the countryside, leave some time to delve into Geneva's history. From Place du Rhône to Place de Neuve, you will be enchanted by Geneva's utterly charming Old Town. Uncover its treasures and hidden gems with an audio guide available in six languages (French, English, German, Spanish, Italian and Japanese). If you have time, the majestic St Pierre Cathedral is well worth a visit. Climb to the top of its 157 steps for a vista of breathtaking scenery. 

Next, why not check out one of the Old Town's great museums? 

old town
Saint Peters Cathedral

If you like watches and have an interest in horology, don't miss the Patek Philippe Museum. It boasts a watch collection that dates from the 16th century to today. It also has an impressive library devoted entirely to watchmaking.

And if you liked the Red Cross Museum, why not continue in this vein by visiting the Ethnographic Museum of Geneva (MEG)? This profoundly human exhibition showcases cultures from all four corners of the globe.

On the other hand, if contemporary art is more your thing, you will love the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO)! It is a major fixture of the contemporary scene and enjoys international renown. The museum owns a third of the collection of over 4,000 works on its premises.

Patek Philippe museum
MAMCO museum

To end the day with a series of spectacular views, unwind by setting off on a cruise trip. Sailing whichever way the wind is blowing, the ‘Mermaid Cruise’ tours Lake Geneva’s most impressive sites, including the world-famous Jet d'eau, the United Nations building, the Belle-Rive Castle and the majestic Little Mermaid of Geneva.

Meanwhile, the ‘Geneva Tour’ cruise offers views of the Mont Blanc massif, celebrity villas, the United Nations building and, of course, the world-famous Jet d'eau.

MAMCO museum