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Tourist information centre

Welcome to the Traveller Bureau

Our team of experts is on hand to give you personalised advice so you can get the most out of your stay. Come and visit us!

Rue du Mont-Blanc,  18 - CH - 1201 Geneva
Monday to Saturday 10am - 13am and 13pm - 16pm / Closed on Sunday

+41 (0) 22 909 70 00
info@geneve.com

How to get around?

Parking options

On free places in the badge zone: 1 hour maximum, with a blue disc (mandatory). Blue discs are available from the Tourist Information Center or the Fondation des Parking. Tip: buy a multi-zone all-public badge that allows you to park in all the macaroon areas of the Canton, for the day or half-day.

On spaces with individual or shared parking meters

Paying car parks, including numerous "Park and Ride" facilities throughout the canton: www.geneve-parking.ch

On paid white places, via time stamps or via your smarthphone with the apps PayByPhone, Parknow, Easypark, PrestoPark and Parkingpay.

In one of the many public or "Park and Ride" car parks spread throughout the canton.

Tip: Many "Park and Ride" are available without subscription or conditions, for CHF 14.00/day (parking + public transport All Geneva) for 2 people.

For detailed information, you can consult the website of the Fondation des Parking:  www.geneve-parking.ch or call +41 22 827 44 90.

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From the airport, it only takes 6 min to reach the city centre with free tickets available in the baggage reclaim hall

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Free public transport

When you stay in a hotel, a youth hostel or a campsite in the canton, you will receive a "Geneva Transport Card" free of charge. With this card, public transport in Geneva is free for the full duration of your stay.

This personal and non-transferable card will be given to you when you arrive at your accomodation. It permits unlimited travel on Geneva's public transport network (UNIRESO: bus (TPG), train (CFF) and boat (Mouettes Genevoises) for the full duration of your stay.

Free wifi

Stay connected and share your experiences with your friends with the free wifi in town!

Public places with free wifi access:

Geneva's lakefront
La Perle du Lac
Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Parc de la Grange et parc des Eaux-Vives
Plaine de Plainpalais
For the full list, please visit: http://www.ville-geneve.ch/wifi

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Geneva on a bicycle

The bike is king in Geneva! Short distances, miles of cycling lanes and bicycles free to use. Two wheels to explore the city and the countryside leisurely.

Find all info to rent your bike in Geneva on https://www.geneveroule.ch/en/rent-loan

You can also experience the unique opportunity of riding through the heart of the Geneva countryside on a wonderfully comfortable electric bike and discover its magnificent landscape!

Contact, information and registration:

Geneva Tourist information centre
Rue du Mont-Blanc 18
+41 22 909 70 00

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Geneva by bike

In Geneva, don't miss the boat!

You can’t possibly stay in Geneva without crossing Europe’s largest lake! In Geneva, you can get from one side to the other by water bus, you can go on a cruise to discover hidden gems scattered on the shores and, in the summer, you can become a captain on the rental boat of your dreams.

The Mouettes

The Mouettes Genevoises (Geneva Gulls) are those little yellow water buses that are perfect for crossing from one shore to the other in a few minutes. With the Geneva Transport Card, you can board the boat for free. Departure every ten minutes:

  • M1 line: Pâquis-Molard

  • M2 line: Pâquis-Quai Gustave Ador

Departure every 30 minutes:

  • M3 line: Pâquis-Genève-Plage

  • M4 line: Genève-Plage-De-Châteaubriand

www.mouettesgenevoises.ch


Rent a boat

You can also rent a boat for a leisurely ride along the Geneva shores or for a meal at a lakeside restaurant.

Boats

Pedal-Boats

  • Les Corsaires
    Quai Gustave-Ador 33  / +41 22 735 43 00

  • Marti Marine
    Quai du Mont-Blanc 31  / +41 22 732 88 21
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