Old Town

One of Europe's most picturesque old city centres, complete with cobbled alleys and hidden cafés.

Nearby Attractions

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St Pierre Cathedral
A Protestant church in Geneva famed for its association with reformer John Calvin.
Russian Church
A historic Russian Orthodox church with Byzantine striped arches and gilt onion domes, completed in 1866.
Reformation Wall
A giant monument to the Protestant Reformation and one of its main proponents, John Calvin.
University of Geneva
The second largest university in Switzerland, founded by John Calvin.
Museum of Art and History
The largest art museum in Geneva boasts an impressive collection of over one million pieces.
Geneva Opera House
A beautiful building steeped in history and grandeur that still hosts performances to this day.

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Private Half Day Highlights of Geneva
Geneva Harbour

Your tour begins at the picturesque Geneva Harbour where you will have the chance to witness the magnificent 140m jet of water, that is drawn from the lake and is beautifully illuminated at night. You will then proceed to the old town where you will pay a visit to the St. Pierre Cathedral. Built in the 12th century, this stunning gothic masterpiece is renowned not only for its beauty but also as a centre of turbulent reformation. 

Your tour will continue on to Bastions Park, which boasts many interesting sites, including the world famous Geneva University founded in 1559 by John Calvin, and the Reformation Wall, built to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Calvin's birth, and 350th anniversary of the founding of the university. 

A Historic City

You will discover much more of the glorious Old Town of Geneva, as you explore the winding alleyways and the narrow streets, whilst being directed by your expert local guide who will be more than happy to point you in the direction of hidden boutiques, Swiss eateries and traditional chocolatiers. Your tour will end at the spectacular Lake Geneva, which is said to be one of western Europe's largest and most dramatic lakes. This tour is an absolute must for anyone wishing to gain a greater insight into the fascinating city of Geneva.



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