The cosmopolitan, lakeside city of Geneva has much to offer the visitor. From its beautiful lake of the same name (but known as Lac Leman in French) to its parks, gardens and monuments, there is something to please everyone in Geneva.

The city borders France and it boasts an international airport as well as a major train station which has frequent services to other Swiss and European cities.

Geneva at night

Population: 200,000

Canton: Geneva

Average high temperatures: January – 4C / 40F; April – 15C / 59F; July – 26C / 79F; October – 15C / 59F

Christmas market dates: 4 to 31 December, 2019 (Learn more here).

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