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    Language

    French, German and Italian

    Best Time to Visit

    A rare European city best enjoyed in the middle of the summer heat, when temperatures hit a pleasant 77F (25C), allowing for all manner of water sports on Lake Geneva.

    What to Pack

    For fashion, Geneva is low key but refined, so simple and stylish is the way to go. Bring outdoor gear aplenty though, including sturdy boats and a rain jacket, the Swiss Alps are just too tempting to ignore.

    General Tips

    Geneve is in its infancy, contemporary art galleries like the Centre d’Art Contemporain and Skopia are well worth a visit in the city.

    Geneva has numerous unique museums linked to the international organizations based in the city including the Microcosm Museum at CERN and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, containing an exhibition designed by architects Gringo Cardia, Diébédo Francis Kéré and Shigeru Ban.

    The city is also host to the largest stage in the country, at the Grand Théâtre de Genève opera house built in 1876. The Geneva Festival of fireworks takes place at the start of August, attracting hundreds of thousands.

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News & Features
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | Feb 19, 2019
Galerie Mezzanin is currently presenting a solo exhibition by Michel François, on view through February 23, 2019.
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | Feb 19, 2019
Bailly Gallery is currently presenting a solo exhibition of the works of Shirin Neshat, on view through February 26,...
By Connor Goodwin | Jan 30, 2019
The founder of artgenève talks about his love for the city and how the event is evolving.
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | Jan 29, 2019
Patrick Perrin, founder of the PAD fairs, talks about establishing a niche for the Geneva entity.
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | Jan 22, 2019
Some of the top watch manufacturing brands revealed their new collections at the ongoing art fair SIHH 2019 in Geneva.
Events
Hotels & Resorts
Luxury | High-End
Luxurious hotel known for its invigorating spa.
Boutique | Mid-Range
Boutique hotel known for its coffee shop.
Luxury | Mid-Range
Business and Leisure Hotel.
Business | Mid-Range
Luxurious business hotel.
Business | Mid-Range
Luxurious hotel with a great spa.
RESTAURANTs
Asian | Mid-Range
Thai food with a twist.
Italian | Mid Range
Exquisite handcrafted pizzas.
French | Mid-Range
French Restaurant known for Oysters.
Thai | High-End
Must try Thai Cuisine.
Steakhouse | Budget
Must visit for chicken lovers.
SHOPPING
Fashion
Concept-based fashion store and bistro.
Household
Interesting selection of home decor items.
Fashion
Luxury shopping street.
Fashion
Quirky design and fashion shop.
Fashion
Edgy fashion store.