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  1. Switzerland
  2. Canton Geneva
  3. Geneva

Private Tour of Geneva

Product ID: 199162
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Spend half a day in Geneva, Switzerland's most international city. Your private walking tour will give you a complete overview of the most popular landmarks in the city center.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, German
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

your tourguide awaits you in the lobby of your hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a private tour through the city center of Geneva
  • Visit Geneva's most popular destinations
  • Have an optional visit to the International Red Cross Museum
  • Get insider information from a local guide
Full description
To begin the tour, meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel. Together you will make your way to the Nations square, where you will find the museum of the International Red Cross. There is an option to visit the museum accompanied by your guide. While out walking, you will eventually arrive at the famous UN-building at the Nations square. Your guide will then lead you further down to the botanical garden, built in 1817. Enjoy the stunning silence in the middle of the city center and see over 14 000 different species from 249 different families from all over the world.

You will continue with your guide by bus to get back to the inner city center to Mont Blanc Square, passing the Mont Blanc Bridge. From there, only footsteps away, you have a beautiful view of the lake, the city and the mountains surrounding Geneva. You will arrive another famous Geneva landmark, the water fountain, or 'jet d'eau'. Your tourguide will explain you how it was used when built in 1886.

Your tour continues through the Mont Blanc street and you will get into the old part of Geneva, finally arriving at St. Pierre cathedral. The cathedral is one of the adopted churches by John Calvin during the protestant reformation. 

After a short ride by tram, you will get off at "Plainpalais", the former municipality of the canton of Geneva. Next to it, your guide will lead you to the kings cemetery, one of the most exclusive resting places for magistrates and distinguished personalities. Here you will find the grave of John Calvin.

After the visit, your guide will lead you back to the train station or to your hotel, where the tour ends. 
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local and professional guide for your private group
  • All transportation fees for trams and buses for transfer between local sites
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Any personal expenses during the tour

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability of the guide
• A minimum of two people per booking is required
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• A moderate amount of walking is involved on this tour
• Transfers from point to point are by tram or bus
• For wheelchair assistance, please contact the tour operator before booking