The Night of the Escalade
Let’s travel back to Geneva in 1602 and experience what happened during the night of 11-12 December, an event that has greatly marked the city’s story.
City of pleasure and vice?
Let’s take a walk from the Pâquis area to the Old Town to discover past and present places of prostitution, gambling, cabarets…and more.
© BGE, John Roque, 1760
The Geneva Story (in a nutshell)
In the heart of the city, let’s explore 2000 years of history hidden behind the landmarks and beneath the cobble-stones of the Old Town.
Portrait of Anna Lullin – © BGE / Les lavandières – © MAH
Women of Geneva
Bring back to life women – known, forgotten or anonymous – and discover their contribution to the Geneva story.
Follow the footsteps of a handful of Geneva citizens who initiated what will become the world’s largest humanitarian movement.
© Céline Saugy
Follow the trail that reveals how the city became the global centre of multilateral cooperation and diplomacy.
© Catherine Hubert Girod
Enjoy the scenic country-side overlooking the lake and discover villages among fields and vineyards where local lives and history meet.
Unique and captivating tours of a city full of surprises
Whether you just arrived in Geneva or have lived here for a while, there is no better way to appreciate the city than to walk through its streets and discover the stories that forge its identity.You will become aware of your surroundings in new ways – historically, culturally and socially and never see Geneva with the same eyes again.
With Catherine Hubert Girod
After many years living and working abroad, Catherine returned to Geneva with her family and rediscovered her city with fascination.She decided to leave her international humanitarian profession and become a Geneva guide in order to share the unique story of a city at the crossroads of local and global history.
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Header photo credits: Geneva Tourism & ICRC