Transfer in Geneva
The transport infrastructure of Switzerland is a complicated system for a tourist. If you don’t want to face the transportation difficulties in Geneva, book a transfer. On GetTransfer.com you will find an attractive offer from a carrier in a chosen region. A driver will meet you in the arrivals area of the airport with a nameplate and get you to the requested destination.
Geneva is a popular touristic city in Switzerland. It is situated in a picturesque part of the country: surrounded by the Alps on the west coast of Lake Geneva. This city is also known as “Peace Capital” because of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations headquarters are located here. Like in Zurich, there are many banks and other organizations dealing with financial operations. If you are in Geneva on a business trip, don’t forget to book a transfer. Using our services you can rent a car from any class including business and premium ones with a driver.
Geneva is divided into 2 parts by the Rhône river. On the left bank, there is the Old Town. The magnificent local atmosphere is created by city halls, narrow cobbled streets with numerous cosy cafes. By the way, on Rue du Rhône there are famous fashion boutiques of French designers, jewellery stores from New York and other shops. On the right bank, there are institutes of national interest, the building of the United Nations and banks.
On the Place du Bourg-de-Four built in the period of the Roman Empire, it is a custom to sit on the world’s longest bench after shopping. Its length is 120 metres. Amusement parks, swap meets, and fairs take place usually on Plaine de Plainpalais. The St. Pierre Cathedral of the XII century is not far from here. The building is created in three different styles - Barocco, Classicism, and Gothic. The throne of John Calvin, the relics for the protestants, is here.
We also recommend you to visit Notre Dame Basilica well-know for the sculpture of the Virgin Mary, to see the flower clock near La Promenade Du Lac.
There are many historical buildings in Geneva, parks along Lake Geneva, and museums. Also, be sure to visit and take pictures of the famous fountain Jet d'Eau which is 140 metres in height. During the night the fountain is illuminated by multicoloured lights - it is a really amazing view.
If you travel with children, don’t forget to visit the chocolate factory “Kelye”, zoo and aqua park Le Bouveret. In the museum of natural history, it’s not only tourists who like to spend time but also the locals.
The beach season on Geneva Lake starts in May and ends in September. The local infrastructure is highly developed: there is even free Wi-Fi. The entrance is charged as well as the one to the Geneva beach.
This city has well-organized ground and water transport systems but there is no underground. Tickets for all types of transport are available in Geneva. Suburb trains go from the Geneve-Cornavin railway station. Locals prefer bicycles to other types of transport, we recommend renting a car with a driver in Geneva for tourists.