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In the Heart of the Escalade

What really happened on the night of 11 December 1602 ?

From historical facts to local traditions, this is a visit that
will take you back in time.
Be guided through the cobbled streets of the Old Town
and discover the Escalade that cemented Geneva’s
independence. With the help of your guide, you’ll relive
this unique event as if you were there !

Public or private visit


-16.12.2023 : 16h00

Public visit
25 CHF
15 CHF
15 CHF
Get a discount with the Geneva City Pass
Private visit
290 CHF
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

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

French, English

Private visit

More than 20 languages to choose from

Book private visit



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Meeting point
Quai du Mont-Blanc 2, 1201 Genève.
Pier CGN. Down the stairs at lake level.
Quai du Mont Blanc 2 - 1201 Genève
Telephone: +41 22 909 70 00