Hiking in Geneva
Promenade du lac Léman
On a tour of Geneva, you soon realize that the vibrant metropolis also offers wonderful locations in natural surroundings. Combined with the urban background, the attractive promenade alongside the lake, is the ideal place to take a stroll.
Length: 3 km
Entre Arve et Lac
An outing to the magnificent Genevan countryside through the vineyards between the Arve river and the lake. From Hermance, you pass through the villages of Anières, Corsier, Gy, Jussy and Lullier to reach Choulex
Length: 18 km
The Versoix woods
The Versoix woods, crossed by the river to which they owe their name, constitute, with the cultivated areas and the natural reserves that surround them, a microcosm of Geneva’s countryside.
Length: 7.46 km
Far West of the Canton of Geneva
The westernmost part of Switzerland is characterised by its rugged topography compared to the rest of the canton, the proximity of the Rhone, the forest and associated meadows, and of course, the agricultural plain of Chancy.
Length: 8.43 km
Sentier du Rhône
The hike from Geneva to La Plaine has some surprises in store: the natural beauty of the Rhone and the Moulin-de-Vert nature reserve as well as the charming villages of Cartigny and Avully.
Length: 20 km
An outing to the magnificent Genevan countryside through the vineyards on the right bank. From Meyrin, you pass through the villages of Bourdigny-Dessous, Choully, Peissy, Russin, Dardagny and Malval to come back to Meyrin.
Length: 34 km
Alpine Panorama trail
The last stage (stage 29) has two very different faces: in the morning unspoilt nature, in the afternoon purely residential. The hike along the Versoix mountain stream is a near-to nature experience and the arrival at Quai du Mont-Blanc a proud moment.
Length: 27 km
ViaJacobi Stage 19
From Coppet to Geneva. This hike leads through villages with a French ambiance to cosmopolitan Genève. Highlight and end point is the impressive St. Pierre Cathedral. One magnificent stained glass window depicts St James wearing a purple cloak trimmed with ermine.
Length: 17 km
ViaJacobi Stage 20
The city of Genève is followed by surprisingly lovely countryside on the way to the Swiss border. The Compesières fortress, seat of an Order of the Knights of St John until the French Revolution in 1789, is now a museum on the Maltese Order.
Length: 9 km
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This quality of life is due to the city’s great concentration of activities and unique places in a small geographical area. As a result, in Geneva you can enjoy a rich cultural and historical heritage just by wandering around.