Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Geneva is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Geneva. This city's shopping, lake and restaurants draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Ariana Ceramics and Glass Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Geneva

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Geneva a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Paquis Baths (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Geneve Plage (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Adventure Park Evaux (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Vivarium de Meyrin (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Golf & Country Club de Bossey (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Parc Animalier Pierre Challandes (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Geneva

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Geneva is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • English Garden Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Treille Promenade (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Anglais Garden (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Rousseau Island (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Bastions Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Paquis Baths (0.6 mi / 1 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Geneva

Fly into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Geneva Station or Geneve-Secheron Station to see more of the city. It's easy to get around Geneva by jumping on the metro at Molard Tram Stop, Rive Tram Stop or Bel-Air Tram Stop.

Where to stay around Geneva?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 75 holiday lettings near Geneva. From 47 Condos/Apartments to 13 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Geneva is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Geneva?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Geneva:

  • Les Philosophes: 17 holiday homes
  • Pâquis-Nations: 21 holiday homes
  • Servette - Petit-Saconnex: 21 holiday homes
  • Champel: 21 holiday homes
  • Eaux-Vives: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Geneva?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Geneva. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Baur Foundation, Museum of Far Eastern Art: 78 holiday lettings
  • La Parfumerie Theatre: 78 holiday lettings
  • Notre Dame Basilica: 77 holiday lettings
  • Flower Clock: 77 holiday lettings
  • Park Mon Repos: 78 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Geneva listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Geneva?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 47 Condos/Apartments in Geneva. Our other popular types of Geneva holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Geneva?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Geneva. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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