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From Geneva: Guided Day Trip to Chamonix and Mont-Blanc

1. From Geneva: Guided Day Trip to Chamonix and Mont-Blanc

Visit the site of the first Winter Olympics. In Chamonix you’ll experience majestic scenery on a drive through the Arve Valley and from the 12,605-foot viewing platform on Europe’s highest mountain. This full-day tour begins in Geneva with a drive across the French border through the glacier-fed Arve Valley. At Chamonix, marvel at the splendid backdrop of the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges. You’ll take the cable car up to Aiguille du Midi, which was the world’s highest cable car ride when it was launched in 1955. Enjoy breathtaking panoramas of this Alpine wonderland, with views into France, Switzerland, and Italy. Lunch will be at your leisure. You will also have the chance to ride the astonishing Montenvers rack railway to the Mer de Glace glacier. The journey on this electric train covers 3 miles of beautiful mountainous scenery before arriving at the longest glacier in France. You're free to spend the day as you please. Wander by foot to discover the town’s many delights, such as Parc Loisir, Musée Alpin, Lac Gaillands or Atelier Les Racines. Chamonix is the world capital for outdoor activities: mountaineering, alpinism, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, trail running, and skiing.

Geneva: Open-Top Bus Sightseeing Tour

2. Geneva: Open-Top Bus Sightseeing Tour

Start your adventure through the bustling streets of Geneva at Gare Routiere where you can hop on to your open-top tour bus. Your guided tour will take you to some of Geneva's most historical and culturally significant landmarks.  First, visit Jet d’eau, Geneva’s iconic water fountain located in the harbor. Your tour through the harborside area will acquaint you with the wonderful city parks like the Jardin Anglais, a large selection of the lakeside restaurants and cafes this part of the city has to offer and the famous Bains des Paquis. After the harbor, make your way to the Flower Clock, situated in the Jardin Anglais. Marvel at the vast array of flowers the garden has to offer. See the stunning Parc Des Eaux Vives and the wealthy suburb of Cologny with its mansions and impressive architecture. Here you will have access to one of the most beautiful vantage points for looking out over the city of Geneva. Before being taken back to the pickup point, your tour bus will make its way to the famous United Nations headquarters (Palais des Nations). From here you will also get the chance to witness the 'Broken Chair' sculpture.

Geneva Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

3. Geneva Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Test your detective skills and learn interesting facts about Geneva on this self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour. Go at your own pace as you discover sights such as Notre Dame, St. Pierre Cathedral, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, and more. After your purchase, simply login into the mobile app to begin in your hunt (instructions received via email after booking). Starting at Notre Dame, you'll need to use your logic, imagination, and observation skills to solve your first riddle. As you continue to explore, you'll visit 10 of Geneva's biggest attractions and each of these stops holds a puzzle for you to solve. You can pause your game at any time and continue later, so you can enjoy a coffee break or visit a museum along the way. The tour route includes Notre Dame, the Brunswick Monument, Monument National, St. Pierre Church, old town, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Franz Liszt and Marie D’Agoult’s House of Love, Reformation Wall, Victoria Hall, Bâtiment des Forces Motrices, and Tour de l’Île, where the tour ends.

Geneva: United Nations Lake and Old Town E-Bike Tour

4. Geneva: United Nations Lake and Old Town E-Bike Tour

After meeting your guide, get accustomed to your E-Bike. Visit the Nations Square and head up hill with ease on your E-Bike to see the Japanese Bell, United Nations Museum and Red Cross Museum. Continue to the House of Swiss People and wizz downhill through the botanical gardens and Zoo. Head through the tunnel to the United Nations Lake and World Trade Organisation. Take a little tour of the Science Museum. Cruise around the lake to the island of Jean Jacques Rousseau. Visit the Sujet Dam and head on to the Reformation Wall. Enjoy these beautiful gardens of Geneva life and continue to the St Peter's Cathedral, Russian church Jet D'eau and English Gardens.

Geneva: E-Bike Tour of United Nations Square and Lake

5. Geneva: E-Bike Tour of United Nations Square and Lake

Feel like a local and explore Geneva's top highlights, its parks and lake, and hidden spots on a 1.5-hour guided tour riding an electric bike.  Ride in class and comfort on e-bikes, which are perfect for discovering various parts of the city. See Geneva differently and feel like a local as you cruise around the Botanical Gardens and around the famous Lake Geneva, uninterrupted by daily routines. You will look very Instagram worthy on your bikes. Visit many famous sights like the United Nations' visitor center, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and discover architecture marvels that are not on the front pages of tourist magazines.

Geneva: Private Instagram-Worthy Highlights Walking Tour

6. Geneva: Private Instagram-Worthy Highlights Walking Tour

Spice up your Instagram feed and impress your friends with stunning shots from your travels to Geneva on this guided tour. In the company of a local tour guide, discover the most beautiful and impressive spots in the city and pick up some useful tips on how to get the best out of your smartphone camera. During your tour, stroll around the city and take photos of some of its most unique places, such as the Smurf Buildings, as well as some instagrammable cafés and bars. You will also be able to find out more about the culture in Switzerland from a local perspective. Don't miss the opportunity to give your Instagram feed an upgrade with this adventure.

Geneva and Annecy: Combined Day Trip with Boat Cruise

7. Geneva and Annecy: Combined Day Trip with Boat Cruise

Explore exciting Geneva and beautiful Lake Annecy in a day. This 2-part trip allows you to see the famous alpine Lake Annecy, and to discover the best of Geneva’s tourist attractions. You can take the morning to enjoy the world-famous town of Annecy, enjoying the historic chateau and castle, colorful buildings, and cobbled walkways. With canals weaving through the Old Town, it is obvious why Annecy was nicknamed "the Venice of the Alps". With its streets littered with local artisanal ice-cream and crafts roaming the alleys, it is enjoyable for everyone. You can also walk up to the chateau, or take a tour of the famous Palais de l'Ile. With the Alps as the back-drop, the world-famous Lake Annecy is simply breathtaking. Complete with a glorious promenade lining the banks, you will be free to take in the incredible panoramic views. Pedal boats and swimming are both allowed in this crystal-clear lake, with parks to also relax and enjoy the stunning views. You will also take a boat cruise to explore the lake, with fascinating commentary on the lake and its history. The afternoon will then be spent following the famous sights of Geneva. You’ll visit the tourist spots of the United Nations, Jet D’eau, and the Flower Clock, as well as the Parc des Eaux Vives and secret photo point in Cologny to take incredible pictures looking out across all of Geneva from above. All of this of course with the stunning views of Lac Leman (or Lake Geneva as it is sometimes referred to as).

Geneva: Photogenic City Photography Tour

8. Geneva: Photogenic City Photography Tour

Join your guide for a short city walk for the unique opportunity to get to know the city from an insider’s point of view. Throughout your experience you will also get to take stunning pictures of your surroundings as you travel. Your walk will take you from Jet d'eau to the Palace of Nations, and as you use your camera to capture the beauty of Geneva you will also get to discover local spots and hidden gems that a typical tourist tour won’t show you. Discover an alternative side of Geneva, full of history and unique beauty. Don't forget to book the experience at a suitable time to have the best light possible for your pictures. After taking pictures of the Jet d'eau and the Smurfs Buildings, you will move on to discover some nice street art along the Rhône. By the end of this experience you will know the city like the back of your hand, and will also have some sweet pictures to show for it.

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What people are saying about Canton Geneva

Overall rating

3.6 / 5

based on 9 reviews

The view was amazing and everything was organized. It is was my first time to any mountain and it was the best. The only problem to me that the guide don’t walk you through the place because he has other tour to introduce the mountain to them. Though you ride up the cable car and come back on your own.

Definitely time well spent! Whole trip was well planned, we had enough time to enjoy all activities and also have some free time in Chamonix. Great guide who told us lots of things about the area and clearly enjoyed showing us around. Highly recommend!

Beautiful view of Mont Blanc. You're more likely to be independent all the time. The tour guide takes us to the cable car and to the mountain railway otherwise you have to manage on your own. I personally think it was cool. I can only recommend it.

Would have been even better with a guide but they provided a refund for that missing portion. Person at the office provided useful and quick overview of the plan which helped in our planning and enjoying each place.

Niels was an excellent tour guide. We had an amazing day and delicious lunch. Would absolutely recommend this tour!