Switzerland is said to be a paradise on earth. It is not the sole reason, but its breathtaking countryside is a start; complemented with its striking tourist facilities and its mind blowing nightlife. Geneva is renowned for the Geneva Convention, its diplomacy and the UN international cooperation center with New York. It is the world’s eighth most important financial center but from a tourist perspective, it’s even more important. Geneva is surrounded by Lake Geneva. The view of the Alps and Jura mountains contribute in the ultimate calmness in its environment. The atmosphere and climate is perfect for any season and a perfect city to spend your time and vacations with your beloved ones. The airport is about 3 miles away from the city center where you can easily find a hotel, but it is a much better idea to reserve a room prior to your departure.
Geneva is not a big city. It’s a beautiful place with many locations to visit. Once you are done with Geneva, it is a wonderful idea to explore Switzerland. Start exploring the area from Lausanne; which is surly a place which can’t be missed during a tour in Switzerland. Rent a car from Geneva and drive yourself to Lausanne which is 40 minutes away from the center of Geneva. This is a beautiful city with many places to walk around. The old town is abounded with old mansion for everyone to see. The Gothic Cathédrale of Notre-Dame, with its carved choir stalls, 13th century rose windows, and many other historical architectures are not to be overlooked. The Olympic Museum, the Musée de l’Elysée, and the Lausanne Vivarium are some of the other famous places to visit in Lausanne. Even if time is scarce, you can’t afford to miss any of these sites.
Next to Geneva, only about an hour drive, there is a small French town named Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Also, La Givrine, Lyon and a few other cities are very close by and if there is time left on you trip, you can visit them as well. This is all possible once you rent a car from Geneva. Traveling all of these cities via public transport is never a good idea. It may save a few dollars but you have to compromise your privacy and work on the public transportation’s time schedule. Switzerland is a wonderful place for a honeymoon. Rent a car from Geneva and see all the beautiful places that will set a romantic mood for you and your significant other. Your rented car will give you access to those places which cannot be covered by public transport. During your life, how many times will you visit Geneva? Therefore, when you are in Geneva, make sure that you do not miss any one of these wonderful locations.