Geneva charms its visitors with its magnificent view of the Mont-Blanc, Europe’s highest peak and a unique setting on the shores of the “Lac Léman”, Western Europe’s largest lake.
Well connected to the close-by country side Geneva is the perfect destination for adepts of outdoor activities. With its temperate and sunny climate in the summer ecological treasures such as the Rhone riverside and the beaches of the lake invite to be discovered.
Geneva is a truly international city and its great history and development blends the advantages of a small city with the services and possibilities of a large metropolitan area. Internationally renown as a conference city Geneva is an ideal location, due to its central setting at the heart of Europe and its multicultural flair, being home to important international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Health Organization or the International Labour Organization.
Combining exceptional history, refined cuisine, entertainment and culture Geneva offers a great variety of activities. Every year in the summer the famous Geneva Festival attracts numerous visitors from all over the world.
General Information about Geneva
The official language in the western part of Switzerland and therefore also in Geneva is French. Due to its international character English and also German are often spoken in Geneva.