Happy New Year 2022
Geneva is awaiting with plenty of wonderful surprises this year!
Discover our month-by-month suggestions to inspire you in early January, since if there’s one resolution you should keep, it’s to enjoy life and discover the world!
Escape into a wellness bubble at the new Woodward spa
Relaxing a little before spring arrives is a great idea. The Woodward’s magnificent 1,200 square metre lakeside spa is the perfect place to get away from it all with its fabulous treatment menu and top-of-the-range facilities. Fun fact: their indoor pool is the longest in Geneva!
Enjoy fondue in a Tuk-Tuk
It’s clear that February is the month for fondue. This time though, how about taking the opportunity to discover Geneva and its hidden treasures while dipping your bread in delicious Swiss cheese on board a Tuk-Tuk? You’ll never forget this truly unique experience!
The major top-quality contemporary and modern art fair returns to Palexpo from 3 to 6 March 2022 and will feature institutional and private collections as well as renowned international galleries. Don’t miss this must-see event in Geneva in early 2022.
Test the Choco Pass
Have you heard of the Choco Pass? It’s the crunchiest, most delicious tourist pass, one for the foodies! The Choco Pass gives you access to tastings at the greatest chocolate makers in Geneva. You’ll discover the famous pavés genevois and truffles to die for!
Discover the parks
The flowery month of May and its sunny atmosphere! It’s time to explore the many parks that Geneva has to offer. Spring’s shaking the winter off and reviving the colours of the trees and flowerbeds, the roses in the Parc des Eaux-Vives rose garden are slowly coming back to life, it’s time to enjoy those first picnics of the year!
An inspiring walk during the Sculpture Bienniale
The great Sculpture Bienniale returns in June 2022 with its share of beautiful surprises spread throughout iconic spots of Geneva. This third Garden Sculpture Bienniale will take place from 17 June to 30 September 2022 in Parc des Eaux-Vives, Parc La Grange and on Quai Gustave-Ador.
Paddle board session on the lake
July’s here and summer in Geneva is underway! In summer, Geneva turns into a real urban resort and swimming in the lake or the Rhône is a daily routine for the city’s residents. There are many spots where you can rent a paddle board and enjoy the gentle rocking of the lake with panoramic views.
Swimming and sunbathing day
A lazy summer day in Geneva? Take your sunhat, swimming costume and sun cream and head to the large Eaux-Vives beach to enjoy a day of swimming and relaxation. For lunch, the Restaurant de la Plage offers delicious local produce on the terrace, right by the water.
The new cultural season begins at Geneva’s theatres
September also marks the start of the new cultural season. Stay informed of all the upcoming shows thanks to our online agenda, updated directly by the cultural venues!
Autumn is a great month to indulge…
Geneva, with its high concentration of starred restaurants, has many gastronomic treasures to explore. Discover our featured venues for your October stay.
Warm up with Swiss specialities
Fondue, röstis, Gruyère cheese, game: discovering Switzerland also means discovering a large number of culinary specialities based on delicious local produce. And for those with a sweet tooth, we’re delighted to remind you that Geneva holds the secrets of the best chocolate! Great chocolate masters await for tastings!
Experience the magic of the Christmas Market
For several years now, Geneva has been hosting a magical Christmas Market, now located on the lakefront in the Jardin Anglais. The Christmas village facing the lake and the Jet d’Eau is a true wonderland that features amazing finds. Local craftspeople and producers showcase their arts & crafts in the wooden huts, while children play on the carousel and gourmets gather in the fondue chalet.