Geneva is a busy commercial city and is situated on Lake Geneva. This beautiful city is renowned world-wide as the chief diplomatic center for many international government organizations.
The city has an air of authority. Important international headquarters like International Labor Organization, International Committee of the Red Cross, United Nations, World Meteorological Organization, and World Trade Organization conduct supreme business here.
Dialect spoken is French. The city is buzzing with action all year round. The reputed Geneva Convention was signed here. Visitors are overwhelmed by its sophisticated charm. The city is prim and proper and expects the same from the visitors.
Most of the travelers are business people who keep the city hotels occupied. Geneva is ranked high in terms of quality of life and is one of the most expensive places to reside. The economy is booming and it is a thriving hub for international finance, commerce and trade.
Geneva International Airport is globally linked by airlines like Jet Airways, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Air France, and Iberia Airlines. Inexpensive flight tickets are easily available. Great discounts are offered by airlines all year round. Visitors can also reserve cheap tickets online and get the best deals after comparing prices.
Geneva has abundant sites of historical significance. Old Geneva has been recognized as a Swiss Heritage Site. The city has astounding parks and splendid ornamented museums and churches.
This city is best explored on foot. Primal attraction is the Jet d'Eau which is a water fountain pumped high into the air and offers a breath taking view in the night. Spending a day at the beautiful Parc de la Grange will fill you with positivity and energy.
The Brunswick monument, Palais des nations, St Pierre Cathedral, Old town is worth every penny spent. These attractions offer unique insights in the history of the city. The city also hosts the largest Motor Show Event. World-class watches like Chopard, Rolex, Omega, Franck Muller, Gallet etc originated from Geneva.
Visitors shop here not only for clothes and accessories but also for expensive chocolates, souvenirs, wines, perfumes and watches. This is a shopper’s paradise and indulgences here are pricey.
The cities grandness is also reflected in the rich cuisine. There is a plethora of dishes ranging from exotic Asian, French, Japanese, Chinese and other European delicacies. The city abounds with numerous cafes and bakeries that offer local delights to go with tea or coffee.
Dine in style at U Bobba and indulge in mouth watering Swiss delicacies. The decor is sophisticated and serves most of the intellectuals visiting the city. Cafe des Negociants is yet another exotic corner. Here you can choose your wine from the rack and the dishes are innovative and fresh. The rooms are cozy and service is personal. Sea food lovers can look out for Brasserie Lipp which serves excellent lobsters and crab dishes.
You can munch excellent steaks at L’Entrec & circte Couronneacute’e and Cafeacute; de Paris. Edward’s The fine art of sandwiches serves excellent sandwiches and is usually crowded with office goers during lunch-times. Divine desserts are served at Manora and Cafe du Soleil.
Geneva lives up to the demands of its people and leaves no stone unturned to satisfy and keep you grounded.