Travel Guideline to Geneva
Geneva in Switzerland is probably the global towns in the country and widely known as the international center for diplomacy with the presence of numerous international setups making the city its home like the Red Cross and the United countries. It ranks third as major monetary center in Europe following London and Zurich. The town also prides itself by becoming named the Peace Capital of the Earth. There are plenty of wonderful visitor attractions in Geneva which should definitely fulfill every taste like cultural, historical, spiritual, natural as well as synthetic attractions, making it one of the best adored summer getaways.
The most famous city attraction is the large water feature located in Lake Geneva, the largest lake in Europe, which shoots water 150 meters up into the air called the Jet d’Eue. Visitors and citizens alike also visit Jardin Anglais which is a beautiful garden. The popular Ile Rousseau monument is near Jardin Anglais. Some other equally magnificent points of interest in Geneva that you should not skip seeing include the Hotel de Ville, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Maison Tavel, international Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, Art gallery of modern and contemporary Art, Palais des states or United states building, Plaine de Plainpalais Flea Market, Barbier-Mueller Museum, Place Neuve, Museum of Art and History, and Patek Philippe Museum among plenty more.
Geneva is legendary for master watchmakers where you may also come across the most expensive and fantastically made wrist watches in the world. You can include looking or acquiring one of those designer watches while you enjoy your purchasing other Swiss jewelry piecies, wine, chocolates from the town malls and boutique streets. You may also find the best buys and findings in the Kane County Flea Market and Place de la Madeleine. But if you want the best clothing, watches and jewelries in the world, go to Rues Basses and for the best antiques and art collections, go to place du Mulard.
Geneva has the most toothsome chocolates and confectioneries in the world so for the genuine Swiss chocolate experience, head down to La Chocolaterie Rohr on Rue du Rhone. If you want to party the night away in bars, music and restaurants, then the Plaine de Plainpalais and Place du Bourg de four are perfect.
Climate: The city of Geneva is an elevated town, situated at a high level and with the lake, experiences the continental climate where summer days and night are agreeably warm and can become actually hot during the afternoons. Winter days and nights are relatively mild but temperatures can go below freezing levels particularly in the morning. Rain falls are experienced almost all year and harsh strong and unpredictable winds. Ice hurricanes are quite standard in the city in the winter season.
Transportation: Public transportation in the city of Geneva includes awfully reliable trams, trolley buses and buses. But during pleasant weather days, residents wish to walk or ride bikes especially from May to October when city bikes can be borrowed from Genev’ Roule free. Night buses are very efficient in the town and taxis are abounding.