Geneva: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Your expert local city guide will show you the city’s best parts, including many hidden secrets you can’t find easily on your own. On this walking tour will be able to see a lot of sightseeing points within a short timeframe. Apart from explaining the sightseeing points your guide can provide insight into the history and culture of the city and the country in general. The focus of this tour is to see the city like a local. However, this private tour can be customised according to your wishes. Sightseeing points to visit can be agreed upon in advance or discussed when meeting up.

• Explore plenty of hidden secrets and feel like a local
• See the main sightseeing places such as the United Nations palace
• Explore hidden secrets such as the Paquis district

Standard sightseeing places we can easily visit during the tour are:

• Geneva’s Old Town: Switzerland’s largest historical city, dominated by St. Peter’s Cathedral. Historical buildings, mysterious museums and famous secret passageways are well kept by the residents.
• Jet d’Eau: Large fountain and one of the city’s most famous landmarks.
• St. Pierre Cathedral: It was a former Roman cathedral that was converted to a reformed protestant church during the Reformation.
• L’Ancien Arsenal: A small compact artillery museum with a collection of vintage canons and colourful battle-themed mosaics.
• Place du Bourg-de-Four: A fortified city and a lovely old square with restaurants and shops.
• Reformation Wall: Found on the grounds of the University of Geneva, it was built to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the university’s establishment.
• Geneva Flower Clock: It is an outdoor flower clock that has around 6,500 plants and shrubs used for the clock face. Several plants open and close their flowers at different times of the day.
• Geneva Opera House: Features opera and dance performances, recitals, concerts and occasionally theatre.

Some examples of hidden secrets we can visit:
• Bain des Paquis: Popular public bathhouse on a pier in Lake Geneva that turns into a sauna during winter.
• Bâtiment des Forces Motrices: French for “Power plant building” is the powerhouse of a former hydropower plant.
• Bibliothèque de Genève: The Library of Geneva that occupies different buildings around the city. It focuses on mostly humanities and social sciences.
• Musee d’Art et d’Histoire: Largest art museum in Switzerland with monumental art pieces.

Please note that it is not guaranteed to visit all the sightseeing places listed here. How many places you can visit depends on the length of the tour booked and how much time you spend at each place. After booking you can discuss the detailed itinerary with your guide.

GROUP SIZE: A group size of 1-10 people is ideal for this tour. The tour can also be organized for bigger groups with small changes made to the itinerary.

• Local tour guide
• Hotel pickup and drop-off
• Walking tour

• Food and drinks
• Ticket for public transport (not necessary as it is a walking tour)
• Tickets for attractions with entry fee such as museums
• Tips

BOOKABLE LANGUAGES: English, German, French, Italian, Albanian

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Gavino Strebel (Tour Leader)
Landline: +41 62 897 39 60
Mobile: +41 79 782 20 68
WhatsApp: +41 79 782 20 68
Languages spoken: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish