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Welcome at LatLon-Geneva, a platform revealing the tourist offers of the city of Geneva.

On these pages, we give you plenty of hints helping you to prepare your next stay in this international and multicultural city (Sightseeing, History, Museums, Hotels, Restaurants), which since the foundation of the Red Cross unceasingly stands out as the city of peace.

Preserved nature, presence of big international organizations, world center of private bancs, world capital of watch making and of… cigars: the smallest of the big metropolis remains , despite these privileges, humble and discrete and will not miss to charm you.

Geneva will surprise you with its thousands of facets: exclusive, creative, serene, sportive, food-fund, international city, third biggest vine producer of Switzerland, standing between modernity and tradition. Geneva is a town open to the world, often on top of the grading of cities with the best quality of life.

For an original discovery of the city, do it in the company of a Genevese: anecdotes, places where you will meet the locals…To discover the classical Geneva as well as Geneva off the beaten trails, we strongly recommend to contact Illico Travel agency: their professional, enthusiastic and warm-hearted guides will lead you to the discovery. You will find the themes of the guided tours on this page (click here).

LatLon-Europe also presents here three other cities of the French speaking part of Switzerland, which perfectly complete a possible holiday package of one week or more. Starting from Geneva, within less than an hour, you are in the Olympic city of Lausanne and in an hour and a half you reach the picturesque city of Neuchâtel.

We wish you an unforgettable discovery of Geneva !

Your comments and suggestions are welcome.
Many thanks to Geneva Tourism and Illico Travel for the photos.

 
   
 

Our pages offer useful information to help visitors find their way around Geneva and appreciate its charms. Choose your own must-sees from our selection of the main sights in the city of Geneva. Moreover, we introduce you to the whole region, offering details on various subjects, and give you an overview of the city’s history.

A brief overview of our website’s contents:



Sights and monuments of Geneva

A foretaste of what you will find on our website: the water fountain, a living monument so dear to the Genevese, in the magnificent bay of Geneva.

Read more about it, discover all the monuments by clicking on this link. Click here to find all the sights at a glance

 


History of Geneva

The beginning of the history of Geneva derives from its exceptional geographical position as a crossroad of European importance on the big communication routes connecting the Mediterranean regions with the northern ones. Since thousands of years, Geneva is a crossroad and a meeting place...
Read more about it…


Click here to find the History of Geneva

You will find the list of hotels in Geneva. As far as restaurants are concerned, Geneva has the highest density of restaurants in the world.

An incredible choice ! If you whish, you can book your rooms and restaurants through Illico Travel. If you book yourself, don’t hesitate to give us your comments.

Our tourist platform also contains a map of the city and the region as well as a page of useful information

 
   
 

Whether you stop by for a short visit or stay at Geneva for a longer time, we hope it will be a pleasant experience. By providing information about all the cultural offerings in town and around the region the portal LatLon-Geneva wants to help make your visit memorable. Most of LatLon’s pages of are printable in PDF-format.

A brief overview of our website’s contents:



Museums in Geneva

Some of the museums of the city of Geneva:

The MAH, Museum of Art and History
The House Tavel, Museum of ancient Geneva – with its amazing model of the city just before the huge fortifications have been dismantled
The Ariana - Museum of ceramics and glass
The Natural History Museum (Foto)

All the museums belonging to the city of Geneva are free and open every day except on Monday.

Click here to see all the museums at a glance

 


Culture and leisure offerings

To assist you in preparing your travel to Geneva, this page lists the most popular cultural and leisure venues.

A brief overview of our website’s contents:

  Theaters, Concerts halls, Art galleries
 
Surprising places for unwinding / sport
  Geneva Highlights

 

2017 Calendar of events at Geneva

  The Geneva Lake festival (Fêtes de Genève)
The lake festival of Geneva is a huge gathering and, on the last Saturday, offers the biggest musical firework of Europe   
From ? july to ? August 2017

  The International motor show (Salon international de l’Auto)

 The world most famous car exhibition - since 1930.
 From March 9 to 19, 2017 at Geneva Palexpo

  Escalade Festival

Celebration of the victory over the Duke of Savoy, with an amazing historical parade - on Sunday afternoon 16h00 (02.12).
On December 8, 9 & 10, 2017 in the Old Town of Geneva

       More events...

 
   
 

The best way to well understand, appreciate and experience the city is to call on our local partner Illico Travel. Professional and enthusiastic guides will give you a warm welcome and make you discover the city of Geneva from a classical side as well as off the beaten trails. Personalized programs on request, tailored to your interests and time available.



Your expert local guide in Geneva



ILLICO TRAVEL and BUSINESS Services
Gianna Loredan
www.illico-travel.ch

Click here to find all the guided tours

 
   
 

Europe is a beautiful continent and many of its cities are worth visiting. LatLon-Europe was created to present some of its most interesting and attractive cities, providing all useful information you need to plan a holiday: Sights & monuments, the history of the city; moreover, a choice of the best hotels & restaurants, and cultural offerings and events in the region – all of this in several languages.

LatLon-Europe is a web portal for tourist information managed by Pascal Jeanrenaud from Berlin. Various local partners support the small business. LatLon-Europe introduces a new travel destination that deserves your attention, from well-known cities like Berlin, Dresden, Geneva, Munich, Cologne and Hamburg to smaller towns like Neuchâtel, Lausanne or Potsdam.

If you are interested in collaborating in the presentation of one of our next destinations, find additional information under the headings “About this website” and “Your business in this space” or simply send us an E-mail.

We hope that our presentations make you want to discover these places on one your next travels. We invite you visit our website regularly and get to know more charming cities in Europe.


Please note: As LatLon-Europe exclusively provides information, we invite you to contact the tourist service providers, such as hotels or tour guides, yourself. We also have a list of specialized travel agencies available.

 
   
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