Geneva Travel Guide
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Today the world's largest center for multilateral diplomacy and a hotbed of luxury shopping, Geneva was a postcard-perfect city known for enlightened tolerance long before Henry Dunant founded the International Red Cross here (1864), the League of Nations moved in (1919), the World Health Organization (WHO) set up shop after World War II, or the World Wide Web was invented here at the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN).
The palace-style hotel continues to be the defining image of the city's hospitality. There is something quintessentially Geneva about the wealth these places...read more
Relatively few restaurants focus on a see-and-be-seen angle; what unites diners at the best ones, whether simple cafés or gastronomic havens, is an appreciation...read more
Things To Do in Geneva
The République et Canton de Genève (Republic and Canton...read more
Falling water: The feathery Jet d'Eau, Geneva's iconic harbor fountain, is visible for tens of miles in every direction.... Read more
Geneva's principal shopping streets, known collectively as the Rues Basses, run along the Left Bank. You'll see everything from limo-loads of... Read more
Discounting its final uphill loop through Cologny, this walk covers 5 km (3 miles) of largely flat, paved promenade—the perfect way to spend... Read more
The Compagnie Générale de Navigation (CGN) boards passengers on both sides of the Pont du Mont-Blanc and serves multicourse meals aboard special... Read more
Carouge (from quadruvium) began life in the Roman era as a crossroads next to a bridge over the River Arve. It remained a mere hamlet until 1754... Read more
Switzerland may be best known for its frosty summits, but the tiny-yet-diverse country opens up in summertime... Read more
Starting in the sun-splashed coast of the French Riviera, a road trip is one of the most stunning and... Read more
The Swiss city of Basel is getting ready to host to the who's who of the art world yet again, with the... Read more
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Just back less than a week ago from my 8 day/night solo trip to Bern.
Stayed in a 333 year-old building apartment (VRBO) a half block from Bern's famous Muenster and half a block from Clock Tower.
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There is no way our trip would have been so enjoyable without the suggestions from the fodor community so a BIGGGGG thank you!
Here is the link to our blog which is slow but sure!
http://talesoftwoglobetrotters.blogspot.com/ Read more