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    French, German and Italian

    Best Time to Visit

    A rare European city best enjoyed in the middle of the summer heat, when temperatures hit a pleasant 77F (25C), allowing for all manner of water sports on Lake Geneva.

    What to Pack

    For fashion, Geneva is low key but refined, so simple and stylish is the way to go. Bring outdoor gear aplenty though, including sturdy boats and a rain jacket, the Swiss Alps are just too tempting to ignore.

    General Tips

    Geneve is in its infancy, contemporary art galleries like the Centre d’Art Contemporain and Skopia are well worth a visit in the city.

    Geneva has numerous unique museums linked to the international organizations based in the city including the Microcosm Museum at CERN and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, containing an exhibition designed by architects Gringo Cardia, Diébédo Francis Kéré and Shigeru Ban.

    The city is also host to the largest stage in the country, at the Grand Théâtre de Genève opera house built in 1876. The Geneva Festival of fireworks takes place at the start of August, attracting hundreds of thousands.

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News & Features
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 22, 2018
Two white diamond rings were sold for a combined $17.4 million at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva held on May 15.
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 22, 2018
Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson and Adam Pendleton are displaying works in a group exhibition at Pace Geneva.
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 18, 2018
The American “king of rock ‘n’ roll” Elvis Presley’s 1960 Omega watch fetched US$1.8 million, shattering all the...
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 16, 2018
An Omega timepiece belonging to the legendary performer Elvis Presley has been sold for CHF 1,500,000 at the Geneva...
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | May 16, 2018
Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels on May 16 will feature some colorless and colored diamonds lots with its...
Hotels & Resorts
Luxury | High-End
Luxurious hotel known for its invigorating spa.
Boutique | Mid-Range
Boutique hotel known for its coffee shop.
Luxury | Mid-Range
Business and Leisure Hotel.
Business | Mid-Range
Luxurious business hotel.
Business | Mid-Range
Luxurious hotel with a great spa.
Asian | Mid-Range
Thai food with a twist.
Italian | Mid Range
Exquisite handcrafted pizzas.
French | Mid-Range
French Restaurant known for Oysters.
Thai | High-End
Must try Thai Cuisine.
Steakhouse | Budget
Must visit for chicken lovers.
Concept-based fashion store and bistro.
Interesting selection of home decor items.
Luxury shopping street.
Quirky design and fashion shop.
Edgy fashion store.