Stroll through the parks
A walk through the parks of Geneva
Starting point of this relaxing, marvellous walk: the Palais des Nations.
This walk lasts about 5 hours.
Parc de l’Ariana
«Walk down towards the lake. On your left, you will find the gateway to the Botanical Garden.»
> From its main gate, leave the Botanical Garden and walk down towards the lake.
Parc de la Perle du Lac
Parc Mon Repos
«The Parc des Bastions. The people of Geneva love it.»
Parc des Bastions
Parc de l’Observatoire
> Cross the Pont du Mont-Blanc and walk along the lake to the end of the Quartier des Eaux-Vives. This walk lasts about 1 hour by foot.
> If you’re getting tired, take Bus 6 from the Métropole Bus Stop and get off the bus just in front of Parc la Grange’s magnificent gateway.
Parc la Grange
> Go back towards the Place-de-Neuve by public transport (Bus 2 then Tram 12) and enter a legendary park.
Explore summer in Geneva
What can I do when it rains?
When it rains outside during your stay in Geneva, discover some ideas of indoor activities.
Enjoy a drink on a terrace
Discover the best terraces in Geneva. In the English Garden, at La Potinière, enjoy a drink with your friends by the lake. When you visit the Old Town, take a break at La Clémence, a true meeting place for all people of Geneva.
Swimming in Geneva
Open-air swimming pools or urban lakeside resort, one thing is for sure: Geneva offers many opportunities when it comes to enjoying a pleasurable swim! The bravest swim all year round, but in the summer, the lake offers warm temperatures to the less adventurous.