About Geneva

We are happy to be welcoming you to Geneva for this year’s congress!

Geneva is a beautiful Swiss city located at the point of Lake Leman, nestled between the Alps and the Jura mountains. Geneva is Switzerland's most cosmopolitan city with the headquarters of the Europe's United Nations based here as well as other international organisations.

Touristic activities

The old town is one of the most beautiful areas of Geneva between its medieval heritage and beloved legends. Some key places to visit in the old town:

St Pierre's Cathedral built in the 12th century where you can climb to the top of the tower with its panoramic views

Place du Bourg-de-Four Geneva's oldest square perfect for a drink in the cosy atmosphere of the old town

• Secret passages through which to explore the old city

There a few must sees when visiting Geneva such as:

• The Jet d'Eau rising 145 meters into the air is a key feature of this city

Jardin Anglais with its large flower clock is a symbol of the Geneva watch industry

Mont Saleve which, although in France, can be accessed by cable car to an altitude of 1100m to see the outstanding vistas of the lake and surrounding mountains.

There are various tours available for all, below some you may be interested in:

Boat cruises to visit Geneva from the lake 

Welo, an eTukTuk service, providing a sustainable alternative to Geneva tours. 10% special discount with promo code : CED-IADR2024

CERN, birthplace of the World Wide Web and more recently the hydron collider

• Keytours provides coach tours to surrounding areas 

Red Cross museum, open to all with guided tours  

United Nations Europe headquarters 

Museums such as Maison Travel, Barbier-Mueller museum, Patek Philip, International Museum of the Reformation and more! 

Restaurants in Geneva

Traditional swiss cuisine

Inventive & seasonal mediterranean cuisine

Refined international cuisine

La Belotte restaurant Traditional swiss cuisinefers seasonal cuisine with signature dishes like freshly seared lake perch and famous Jussy pork ribs served every weekend.

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