Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville) Tours and Tickets
All visitors to Geneva should spend some time exploring the Old Town (Vieille Ville) area. It’s full of fascinating museums, churches, and atmospheric cafés, plus most of the streets are pedestrian-only, so you can wander aimlessly without a care.
Intersection of rue Verdaine, rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva, 1204
Tours and Tickets to Experience Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville)
There are many things for which Switzerland is famous—Alpine peaks and stylish watches to name but two—but chocolate surely trumps them all. On this tour, explore Geneva by land and water, delve into the decadent world of Swiss chocolate, and see this tasty treat in all its colorful guises. Discover artisan shops where chocolate is made the traditional way, and sample the delicious treats on offer.
Immerse yourself in the architectural beauty of Geneva and Annecy on a full-day tour of the stunning cities from Geneva. Begin your day with a panoramic sightseeing tour of Geneva on a luxury coach and admire top attractions like the charming Old Town and the Flower Clock. Opt to enjoy a tranquil Lake Geneva cruise and then cross the border over the France to see the visual delights of Annecy, an Alpine town shrouded in medieval history. Enjoy entertaining and educational commentary from a knowledgeable guide throughout this tour.
As a professional guide, I want to share the incredible story of Geneva and its unique international destiny. Story-telling and anecdotes reveal different facets of the past and present, including the geopolitical and economic context and the contributions of both ordinary and exceptional inhabitants. Guests will immerse themselves in heart of the city through 2000 years of history.
On this amazing city walk, you will discover all the fascinating attractions of Geneva through the eyes of an architect, explore it, and allow all your senses to appreciate this magical city. At the end of this trip, you will love Geneva as much as I do! Especially if you would like to discover the main highlights of the city and have answers to your questions from a local, this trip is ideal for you. We will meet at the famous Leman Lake and start our walk. Luxury hotels, famous designers' expensive products, iconic statues, symbols of the city, and the old town of Geneva will be our targets. Together, we will discover the secrets of Geneva with the lead of an architect who is passionate about her job. We will search for iconic details that others miss, hear stories from history and learn about the culture hidden under the stone walls. I love Switzerland, I love Geneva, I love architecture. Let's share this love...
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- Tavel House (Maison Tavel)
- Maison de Rousseau & de la Littérature (MRL)
- International Museum of the Reformation (Musée International de la Réforme)
- Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musée Barbier-Mueller)
- St. Peter's Cathedral (Cathédrale St-Pierre)
- Geneva Museum of Art and History (Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de Genève)
- Bastions Park (Parc des Bastions)
- Baur Foundation, Museum of Far Eastern Art
- Flower Clock (Horloge Fleurie)
- English Garden (Jardin Anglais)
- Rath Museum (Musée Rath)
- Rousseau Island (Ile Rousseau)
- Patek Philippe Museum
- Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO)
- Geneva Contemporary Art Centre (Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève)