There are plenty of activities and things to do in Geneva and its surroundings, where you will feel as if you are among friends and family.

The Geneva Tourist Information Centre (Office de Tourisme de Genève) is a gold mine of information, where you will find everything you need to help you plan your break.

We are always happy to share our local knowledge to ensure you make the most of your stay at Le Jour & La Nuit.

Historical side

Old town: Cathédrale Saint-Pierre, Place du Bourg-de-Four, Maison Tavel, Parc des Bastions et mur des Réformateurs.

Walk along the Geneva waterfront : Jet d’eau, Horloge fleurie, traversée de la rade en « Mouette », Parc de la Perle du lac, Jardin botanique.

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Culture side

Museum Patek Philippe, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Musée de la Réforme, Musée d’art contemporain Mamco, Musée d’ethnographie, concerts classiques au Victoria Hall, opéras au Grand Théâtre.


International Geneva side

United Nation (ONU), Red Cross Museum.

European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).


Shopping side

Department stores in the “Rues Basses”, the fashionable “rue du Rhône”, the old town of Carouge, the eclectic “quartier des Bains” with art galleries.


Lake side

Lake cruise on a Belle Epoque paddle steamers.

The “bains des Pâquis” and its nice waterfront deck.

Genève-Plage, and its pools


Parc side

So many parc to walk like le Château de Penthes, le Jardin Botanique, le Jardin Anglais, la Perle du lac, le parc de la Grange.


Nature side

Nature Reserve Pointe-à-la-Bise (nesting waterbirds)

Down the Rhone in “Mouette” From Pont sous-Terre to Verbois dam.

Salève cable car : many hiking trails to the summit and panoramic viewpoints on Geneva.


Market side

Every Wednesday and Saturday morning on Plainpalais

Fruits and vegetables: Marché de rive every Wednesday and Saturday morning from 6:30 to 14h.

Fruits and vegetables: Carouge Market every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 to 14:00, carillon concert every Saturday morning.