Weather in Geneva

A questions many people will ask when planning a holiday is “What will the weather be like?”. When it comes to picturing the kind of weather in Geneva, most foreigners who did not know better would immediately think of snow. After all, there are all those mountains and skiers. While that is true to an extent, the weather is much more varied than that, with Geneva’s climate actually being classified as ‘temperate oceanic’ by meteorologists. Winters are actually relatively mild in the city itself, despite Geneva being at high altitude. ...

How to get from Geneva Airport to your Destination

How to get from Geneva Airport to your Destination
Those who are travelling to Switzerland for a holiday will find there are a variety of ways of getting from Geneva Airport to your destination, whether it be to the city itself, to one of the world-renowned ski resorts or to some other attraction in this beautiful country. The airport is located only 4km from the city centre and so if this is your destination there are a number of good transport options available, via the unified transport system known as Unireso.  Within this network, passengers may travel by train, ...

Nightlife in Geneva City

Nightlife in Geneva City
Geneva City sparkles when the sun goes down. Geneva might be better known as a the gateway to the Swiss and French Alps, but it is a bustling, diverse city in its own right. This means that there is plenty to keep visitors busy when it comes to the kind of nightlife which is on offer. The idea of the straight-laced Swiss comes well and truly apart when you spend a little bit of time exploring Geneva City after dark. One thing which might strike first time visitors to the ...

Events and Festivals in Geneva

Events and Festivals in Geneva
Geneva is one of Europe’s major tourist hubs, offering superb lakeside views, massively majestic mountains and superb skiing. All that is within easy reach of one of Europe’s busiest airports, which actually spans two countries. With some of France’s finest ski resorts and mountain hang-outs also easily accessible from the city, it is worth seeing what Geneva can offer. There is plenty going on in the French-speaking part of Switzerland without the skiing and leisure opportunities that the Alps offer anyway. The cultural and arts scene in the city buzzes ...

Geneva Airport Information

Geneva Airport Information
Geneva Airport is one of the European Union’s biggest transport hubs, which might surprise some people. After all, the city of Geneva is in Switzerland, which is not in the EU. Unusually, the airport is situated in two countries, in both France and Switzerland. If a passenger enters the French part of the airport, he or she does not need to pass through Swiss customs though, as they technically remain in France. It is only Switzerland’s second busiest airport though, standing just behind Zurich in terms of visitor numbers. While ...

A Guide to Geneva

A Guide to Geneva
Geneva is one of the most picturesque and famous cities in the world, and is often referred to with knowing humour as “the smallest metropolis in the world.” Lying in a lovely location, where the River Rhone leaves Lake Geneva, the city’s Alpine setting on its own would make it popular with visitors. The city enjoys great status worldwide though, with the European headquarters of the United Nations here, while it is also the home of the Red Cross. This humanitarian tradition has seen Geneva given another nickname: “The Capital ...