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Swiss Geneva is a city located in the extreme west of the country, the capital of the canton with the same name.

The population (184,758 inhabitants on 2001 census), is the country's second city (after Zürich) and the first of the French. Geneva is located on the shores of Europe's largest lake, Lake Leman (Lake Geneva).

Located in the Romande the country (the French-speaking), the town is situated on the shores of Lake Leman, the two banks of the Rhone, surrounded by mountains, which they shared with France: Les Voirons Le Saleve, Le Mont Zion, and Vuache Le Jura Mountains.
Lake Leman hosting two rocks dating from the last ice age. One of them was chosen by Guillaume-Henri Dufor as reference for calculating all altitudes in Switzerland.

The small port on Lake Leman offers visitors one of the most beautiful images of Geneva: running water, flowering bays, parks with rare specimens of aquatic flora or fauna. On the lake you will be greeted by a very loud crowd made up of swans, ducks and seagulls, barely waiting to peck the hand. Therefore, if you're planning a ride on the lake is well stocked you properly.
The famous water jet was originally a simple security valve at Coulouvreniere hydraulic plant, making it over the years into a true symbol of Geneva.

Although it has found its place in the port since 1891, becoming a tourist curiosity, it was only in 1951 was equipped with a pumping station 500 l autonomous powering of water per second to 140 m tall, with a speed reaching 200 km / h. Eight projects totaling 9000 watts to illuminate the liquid column is launched by clouds.

In Geneva and Arve rivers flowing Ron Lake Leman. Skip to the lake gathered many banks, large hotels (palaces), watches and jewelry stores.

According to a study published by U.S. consulting firm Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Geneva ranked first (tied with Zurich) in the list of cities with the highest quality of life.

Geneva is a cosmopolitan city with a self-contained world, a world for anyone, apart from the rest of Switzerland. Geneva is also the "center of international meetings," Capital of Peace ", United Nations Headquarters and the organization" Red Cross "- is located west of Lake Geneva, between the Alps and the Jura Mountains.

On 10 September 1898, the port jetty, was assassinated Empress Elizabeth (known as Sissi), wife of Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I.




Geneva | Swiss Geneva is a city located in the extreme west of the country, the capital of the canton with the same name.

The population (184,758 inhabitants on 2001 census), is the country's second city (after Zürich) and the first of the French

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Hotel Drake Longchamp, Geneva

Hotel Drake Longchamp

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Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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    Capitole, Geneva

    Capitole

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      Hotel Best Western Chavannes De Bogis, Geneva

      Hotel Best Western Chavannes De Bogis

      Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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      International Terminus, Geneva

      International Terminus

      Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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      Moderne, Geneva

      Moderne

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        Century, Geneva

        Century

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        Le Montbrillant, Geneva

        Le Montbrillant

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          Ibis Styles Geneve Gare, Geneva

          Ibis Styles Geneve Gare

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            Hotel Novotel Geneve Centre G, Geneva

            Hotel Novotel Geneve Centre G

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              La Reserve Geneve Hotel Spa, Geneva

              La Reserve Geneve Hotel Spa

              Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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              Ibis Geneve Centre Lac, Geneva

              Ibis Geneve Centre Lac

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              Astoria, Geneva

              Astoria

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                Lake Geneva Hotel, Geneva

                Lake Geneva Hotel

                Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                  Admiral, Geneva

                  Admiral

                  Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                  Ramada Encore By Wyndham Geneva, Geneva

                  Ramada Encore By Wyndham Geneva

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                    Cristal Design, Geneva

                    Cristal Design

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                      Holiday Inn Express Geneva Airport, Geneva

                      Holiday Inn Express Geneva Airport

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                        Hotel Les Nations, Geneva

                        Hotel Les Nations

                        Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                        Hotel President Wilson A Luxury Collection Hotel Geneva, Geneva

                        Hotel President Wilson A Luxury Collection Hotel Geneva

                        Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                          Les Armures, Geneva

                          Les Armures

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                          Le President Wilson, Geneva

                          Le President Wilson

                          Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                          Intercontinental Geneve, Geneva

                          Intercontinental Geneve

                          Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                          D Angleterre, Geneva

                          D Angleterre

                          Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                          Mandarin Oriental, Geneva

                          Mandarin Oriental

                          Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                          La Cour Des Augustins, Geneva

                          La Cour Des Augustins

                          Geneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

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                            Clients remarks about Geneva


                            10

                            Moga Alexandrina , group of friends 07/11/2020DIRECT BOOKING traveler

                            Curățenie impecabila, pe străzi nu exista praf, aer curat, orașul în sine foarte curat. Poți spune despre Geneva că este orașul care tinde spre perfecțiune.




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                            Ana-Maria Andrei , group of friends 04/21/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler

                            Geneva este un oraș cam scump in materie de mancare dar orașul este superb.




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