Geneva is well-known for its magnificent lake and Jet d’Eau, clean lush parks, the picturesque Old Town, high-end shopping, palace hotels and exclusive dining. Luxury watchmaking and fine chocolatiers are also popular attractions for many tourists. Apart from that, Geneva is one of the capitals of the United Nations, with a long history of international peace-making.
Surrounded by nature
But did you know that immediately outside of Geneva there’s a beautiful countryside, full of vineyards, farms, and authentic villages with nice traditions? There you can experience everything from a vintage car rallye, advanced cheese and wine tastings with local experts, long hiking tours, and loads of nature activities like canyoning, rafting, or canoeing on the River Rhône. If you’re looking for a quieter activity, a great alternative is building your very own watch in a traditional workshop, under the training and supervision of an experienced watchmaker during an entire day. Then you get to keep the watch you assembled of course…