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Geneva Private Walking Tour

Geneva is not only a city of banks and financiers. The city is lively, cosmopolitan, open-minded and multicultural, with a rich history and amazing sightseeing opportunities. In this tour you will explore Geneva's Old Town, with its ancient maze of small streets and picturesque squares, filled with cozy cafes, restaurants, museums, historical sights and great architecture. Get your cameras ready for the Flower clock, the lakeshore, the Old Town with Place du Bourg-de-Four, St. Peter's Cathedral, Maison Tavel, Town Hall, Reformer's Wall and Place-de-Neuve.

You will see:
*Old Town
*Place du Bourg-de-Four
*St Peter's Cathedral
*Flower Clock
*Maison Tavel
*Town Hall
*Reformers Wall
*Place de Neuve

per adult from

$473

AUD

Duration

2 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • * Local Guide who will be with your group only
    • * Private guided Tour
    • * Possible customizing on tour with your local guide on the spot
    What's excluded :
    • * Gratuities
    • * Entrance fees
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Geneva, Geneva

    Welcome to beautiful Geneva and its amazing Old Town, easily accessible on foot. Here you will see the main monuments, landmarks of a rich historical past as well as the imprint left by Calvin on the mentality and the lifestyle of the inhabitants.

    Explore the English Garden with the famous flower clock and a sculpted bronze water fountain. Then walk up the long stairway passage and end up behind Saint Peter's Cathedral, Geneva's best-known landmark. The Saint Peter's Cathedral stands tall on the site of an ancient Roman Temple from the 4th century and was the starting point of Calvinist protestantism in the 16th century. Saint Peter's Cathedral was originally built in a Romanesque style with some Gothic influence, but today the cathedral displays a fusion of different styles, continuing to charm visitors from all over the world.

    After visiting the cathedral it’s time to explore the City Hall, with cannons that date from the 16th and 17th centuries. The building, which has a cobblestone ramp, has witnessed some of the city's most important diplomatic events.

    Our next point of interest is Place du Bourg-de-Four, a place that was first a Roman Forum and later a medieval town square. The Palais de Justice was built here in 1707, but it has housed the court of law only since 1860.

    From there you walk down to the Bastions Park where you will find the famous Reformation Wall memorial. The Monument was built in 1917 along a 16th-century rampart, beneath the walls of the Old Town on the Promenade des Bastions. The 91m long monument represents John Knox, Calvin, Théodore de Bèze, and Guillaume Farel -- the four Genevese reformers.

    We will end our tour in Place de Neuve, another important landmark, known as the cultural heart of Geneva. Here you can see the impressive Grand Theatre, built in 1879 but renovated after a fire in 1951, the Conservatoire de Musique, and the Musée Rath.


  • Departure Point :
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Return Detail :
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Global Guide Services

Activity ID: V-88037P65

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