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Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Geneva is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments with a rental holiday home in Geneva. This city's shopping, lake and restaurants draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Ariana Ceramics and Glass Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Geneva

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Geneva a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paquis Baths (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Geneve Plage (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Adventure Park Evaux (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Vivarium de Meyrin (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Golf & Country Club de Bossey (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Parc Animalier Pierre Challandes (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Geneva

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Geneva is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • English Garden Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Treille Promenade (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Anglais Garden (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Rousseau Island (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Bastions Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Paquis Baths (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Geneva

Fly into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Geneva Station or Geneve-Secheron Station to see more of the city. It's easy to get around Geneva by jumping on the metro at Molard Tram Stop, Rive Tram Stop or Bel-Air Tram Stop.

Where to stay near Geneva?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 70 holiday rentals near Geneva. From 44 Condos/Apartments to 14 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Geneva for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Geneva?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Geneva:

  • James-Fazy: 21 holiday homes
  • Servette - Petit-Saconnex: 20 holiday homes
  • Grottes - Saint-Gervais: 30 holiday homes
  • Bourg-de-Four: 18 holiday homes
  • Saint-Gervais Temple: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Geneva?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Geneva. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Flea Market of Plainpalais: 74 holiday rentals
  • Geneve-Secheron Station: 74 holiday rentals
  • City Center Shopping Area: 73 holiday rentals
  • La Parfumerie Theatre: 73 holiday rentals
  • Notre Dame Basilica: 74 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Geneva listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Geneva?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 44 Condos/Apartments in Geneva. Our other popular types of Geneva holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 14 holiday houses
  • Studios: 51 holiday houses
  • Bed & breakfasts: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Geneva?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Geneva. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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