The city of Geneva is also the capital of the canton of the same name. It is located in the south-west of French Switzerland between the Jura and the Alps. The town is situated right on the westernmost point of Lake Geneva and is an enchanting destination because of its location, which is worth a visit in any season. This is where the European headquarters of the UN are located. Numerous events are held in this region, including the Aviation Fair, the International Art Fair, the Fair for Inventions, the Autumn Fair and the Trade Fair for Transport, Logistics and Conveying Technology. At all the many fairs, the city is set up for guests, but it is nevertheless advisable to make a reservation in a comfortable hotel for the arrival in advance. And if visitors do not come or do not mainly attend the fair, they have the ideal opportunity for a relaxing stay in Geneva with interesting visits and varied activities.The special sights of the city
When booking your hotel, plan a few days more. There is so much to discover and enjoy here, so a longer stay will never get boring. The landmark of Geneva is the 140 meter high fountain Jet d'eau, which is visible on the lake from afar. The English garden garden Jardin Anglais with the fantastic flower clock is as admirable as the botanical garden Jardin botanique de Genève. The cathedral of St. Peter, completed around the year 1232, as well as the Basilica Notre-Dame de Genève, are noteworthy monuments. The town hall from the late 15th century can be mentioned as well as the birthplace of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and many other attractions. The art and history museum is one of the most important museums in the city.What should not be missed
Whether the stay is for a couple of days, for a long weekend, or for a few weeks, it will never get boring in this small metropolis where life pulsates. Due to the good traffic network, one's own car does not always have to be used. A fantastic panorama view can be found after a ride by bus in five minutes from the center or by the cable car to the mountain Salève. Here you can start hikes and trips with the mountain bike or simply enjoy the view of the city and the lake. There are special dishes such as the Saucisson, which is the basic term for various raw sausages from this region, most of which are cold smoked. The Entrecôte Café de Paris is a fine dish prepared from an intermediate piece of ribs.