Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville) Tours and Activities
All visitors to Geneva should spend some time exploring the Old Town (Vieille Ville) area. It’s full of fascinating museums, churches, and atmospheric cafés, plus most of the streets are pedestrian-only, so you can wander aimlessly without a care.
Intersection of rue Verdaine, rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva, 1204
Tours and Activities to Experience Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville)
There are many things for which Switzerland is famous—Alpine peaks and stylish watches to name but two—but chocolate surely trumps them all. On this tour, explore Geneva by land and water, delve into the decadent world of Swiss chocolate, and see this tasty treat in all its colorful guises. Discover artisan shops where chocolate is made the traditional way, and sample the delicious treats on offer.
Immerse yourself in the architectural beauty of Geneva and Annecy on a full-day tour of the stunning cities from Geneva. Begin your day with a panoramic sightseeing tour of Geneva on a luxury coach and admire top attractions like the charming Old Town and the Flower Clock. Opt to enjoy a tranquil Lake Geneva cruise and then cross the border over the France to see the visual delights of Annecy, an Alpine town shrouded in medieval history. Enjoy entertaining and educational commentary from a knowledgeable guide throughout this tour.
Thanks to this guided tour through the old town, you will know the 40 most delicious anecdotes about Geneva in 2 hours. We will evoke Protestant Geneva, romantic Geneva, warlike Geneva and the Geneva of all records. To end the experience in style, you will also leave with a typical Geneva surprise.
Discover Geneva through 4 circuits with this 48h pass! Combine Open bus, small trains and boats to visit Geneva and discover its different faces. Experience a mini train ride in the Old town to explore the town hall, old arsenal and cathedral St pierre. Admire the beauty of Geneva lake on a 0 emission solar boat. Visit the international discrict with Geneva's famous organisations such as United nations, red cross. WHO, WIPO.... Snap a picture of the famous fountain on the panoramic bus and enjoy the symbol of watch making: the flower clock. You can catch the tours either from Place du Rhône or Rotonde du Mont blanc. All lines leaves every 45 minutes.
As a professional guide, I want to share the incredible story of Geneva and its unique international destiny. Story-telling and anecdotes reveal different facets of the past and present, including the geopolitical and economic context and the contributions of both ordinary and exceptional inhabitants. Guests will immerse themselves in heart of the city through 2000 years of history.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Should I book Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville) tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
How much does it cost to visit Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville) 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville) costs USD 33.19. Guided Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville) tours start around USD 33.19 per person.
What''s the best way to experience Geneva Old Town (Vieille Ville)?
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- Tavel House (Maison Tavel)
- Maison de Rousseau & de la Littérature (MRL)
- International Museum of the Reformation (Musée International de la Réforme)
- Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musée Barbier-Mueller)
- St. Peter's Cathedral (Cathédrale St-Pierre)
- Geneva Museum of Art and History (Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de Genève)
- Bastions Park (Parc des Bastions)
- Baur Foundation, Museum of Far Eastern Art
- Flower Clock (Horloge Fleurie)
- English Garden (Jardin Anglais)
- Rath Museum (Musée Rath)
- Rousseau Island (Ile Rousseau)
- Patek Philippe Museum
- Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO)
- Geneva Contemporary Art Centre (Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève)