A city of history and culture, with over 40 public and private museums and many art galleries, Geneva showcases its past and embraces the future. Its timeless charm is clear on every street corner delighting visitors to the city of Calvin.
Left Bank <
Tiffany Hotel is located right in the heart of Geneva’s theater and cultural district. A few steps from the Mamco (Modern Art Museum), the “Grand Theatre” and the Victoria Hall, the Hotel is surrounded by art galleries.
The « Patek Philippe » watch museum is also nearby.
A ten minutes walk from the Hotel, near the Mont Blanc bridge, is the English Garden with its famous flower clock, a reminder of the city’s watch making tradition.
The 140 m high Jet d’Eau fountain dominates the bay and is Geneva’s most prominent landmark.
Joggers and families will appreciate the green, open spaces of « Parc des Bastions », « Parc de la Grange » and the « Gustave-Ador » embankment.
> Right bank
On the other side of the Mont Blanc bridge, is the “Pâquis” pier with its lighthouse and the “Bain des Pâquis”. A true Geneva institution, it’s a great place to relax, eat and enjoy the view across the lake.
The United Nations, the Place des Nations and the Museum of the Red Cross are all within easy reach by foot or tram.
On the edge of the city is the Botanical Garden, an exceptional microcosm of over 16 000 plant species.
The Favarger chocolate factory, the oldest in Switzerland, is right on the banks of the river Rhône.
Old Town :
Dominated by the “Saint Pierre “ Cathedral, the Old Town offers an opportunity for a pleasant stroll down its pedestrian streets lined with shops, period buildings, museums and quaint cafes.
At the foot of the old town is the shopping district and the « Rue du Rhône » with its luxury boutiques.
Nearby, the Grand Theatre and Victoria Hall stage a variety of shows and performances all year.