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Guided tour : Geneva by the Water’s Edge



Learn about the close bond Geneva’s inhabitants have always had with the city’s ubiquitous water !

How did the people of Geneva used to bathe ? Why was the lake perceived as dangerous ?


What was the role of water in medical care ? Water has always occupied a central place in Geneva’s daily life, and this walk invites you to discover its secrets. Many streets and buildings in the city still show signs of Geneva’s connection with its ubiquitous water. You’ll

also get to cross the lake by Mouettes, the city’s iconic water bus !

Details & Price

Price & conditions
Public visit

Walking tour lasting 2 hours.

Discounted rates are only available with your discount card.

1 CHF from your Geneva City Pass will be donated to MyClimate "Cause We Care" for climate protection and sustainable tourism in Switzerland.


You will need a TPG ticket for this visit.

Private visit

Geneva Tourism can provide personalised private guided tours according to the needs of the client.

We offer a variety of themes as well as bus and minivan rental at preferential rates.


- Duration: 2 hours (possibility to extend the tour for an additional fee).

- Languages: on request.

- Maximum of 20 people per guide.


Public visit

Adult 25 CHF / Child 15 CHF / AVS 15 CHF / Get a discount with the Geneva City Pass

Private visit

290 CHF

Public visit

French, English

Private visit

More than 20 languages to choose from


Fondation Genève Tourisme & Congrès
Jardin Anglais kiosque à Musique - 1204 Geneve
Appointment place: The English Garden - Music Kiosk.