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Flights to Geneva attract tourists who want to explore a diplomatic powerhouse of a city and its picturesque surroundings.

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You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, teenagers, children, and infants.

Each adult passenger can bring one infant.

Children traveling alone or in a different cabin class from their parents are considered Unaccompanied Minors and must pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.

  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), children, and infants.
  • Each adult or OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to receive the tax exemption.
  • Children traveling alone, or in a different cabin class from their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and must pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children, and infants.
  • Each adult or OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to receive the tax exemption.
  • Children traveling alone, or in a different cabin class from their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and must pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
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Flights to Geneva

There are few cities in the world that can claim to be as cosmopolitan as Geneva. Thanks to its status as one of the homes of the United Nations, flights to Geneva are packed with dignitaries and world leaders year-round.

It’s a magnet for tourists, as well, who come to marvel at this seat of power and its stunning lakeside setting. Not only is Geneva a hub of diplomacy, it’s also a popular spot for shopping, dining, nightlife, and leisure.

In 2014, Geneva won Europe’s Leading City Break Destination at the World Travel Awards. It offers a host of Michelin-starred restaurants, bestowing far more than your typical Swiss cuisine. Combined with its opulent hotels and shopping boutiques, Geneva has become much more than a stopover for skiers or a useful base for the business or government traveler.

While it’s a cosmopolitan city, Geneva also boasts everything Switzerland is best known for. It’s home to beautiful mountain views (the Jura Alps make a picture-postcard backdrop), watch-making expertise, and the highest quality food and drink—think artisan chocolates and indulgent fondues. But there’s ample time and opportunity to burn off those calories, as Geneva is a wonderful outdoor playground for skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and mountain biking, depending on the time of year.

The city’s entertainment has one eye on the more illustrious guests that pass through, with global leaders finding no shortage of celebrity chefs on hand. Yet suits rub shoulders with ski jackets in Geneva, as thousands extend their time on the piste to enjoy what the city has to offer, such as a range of impressive museums, the atmospheric Old Town, and lakeside gardens.

What to do in Geneva

Marvel at Jet d’Eau

The Jet d’Eau, or Geneva Water Fountain, one of the city’s most famous landmarks, sprays water 140 meters into the air. The lakeside has lots of other attractions, too, from flower-filled quays to waterside gardens, jetties, beaches, and cafes. Best of all is the stunning view across the lake to the mountains.

Quai Gustave-Ador
1207

Understand the Big Bang

CERN, or the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, is best known as the site of the Large Hadron Collider. Go on an exciting journey deep into the world of particle physics in the visually stunning globe and check out the ongoing schedule of cultural and artistic events.

European Organisation for Nuclear Research
1211
+41 22 767 7676

Explore Old Town

A short climb from the shores of the lake is the Old Town, which is classified as a national heritage site. With its cobbled streets and passageways, interesting courtyards, and antique shops, it’s a cool place to explore for an afternoon. Climb the towers of St. Pierre Cathedral for a wonderful panorama of the city.

St Pierre Cathedral
Place du Bourg-de-Four 24
1204
+41 22 311 7575

(French-language website)

Where to eat in Geneva

L’Arabesque (Middle Eastern)

Chef Elias Azar has a Michelin Bib Gourmand—an award given to restaurants offering excellent food at reasonable prices—for his Lebanese menu offered in the luxurious surrounds of Hotel President Wilson. It's a refined twist on traditional staples of grilled meat and fish, hummus, tabbouleh, and cold and hot mezze.

Hotel President Wilson
Quai Wilson 47
1211
+41 22 906 6763

Rasoi by Vineet (Indian)

A Michelin-starred Indian restaurant in Geneva? But of course. Celebrity chef Vineet Bhatia’s modern take on traditional Indian cuisine at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is a must-try for foodies. A large granite tandoor oven in the middle of the beautiful dining room really adds to the theater.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Quai Turrettini 1
1201
+41 22 909 0000

Eastwest (Swiss/fusion)

The restaurant in this excellent boutique hotel is a reflection of its name: the locally sourced food, such as Simmental beef, is served with wasabi, creating a neat but not overpowering fusion of eastern and western cooking styles. With the dining room laid out by a fashionable design agency and an outside terrace for summer, it’s an increasingly popular spot.

Eastwest Hotel
Rue des Paquis 6
1201
+41 22 708 1717

Places to stay in Geneva

Eastwest Hotel

For a centrally located boutique hotel with a reasonable room rate, look no further than Eastwest Hotel. The rooms are stylish, modern, and calming, and stocked full of hi-tech gadgets, and the restaurant offers sophisticated fusion food in a contemporary setting.

Rue des Paquis 6
1201
+41 22 708 1707

Hotel Jade

Nothing is particularly cheap in Geneva, but for the location and level of comfort, Hotel Jade is one of the most reasonably priced places to stay in the city center. Inspired by Feng Shui principles, this is a quiet 47-room hotel with a lovely pebbled back garden.

Rue Rothschild 55
1202
+41 22 544 38 38

Grand Hotel Kempinski

This outstanding five-star hotel manages to be both stylish and comfortable—and with a kitchen garden for the head chef on the roof terrace, there’s great attention to detail, too. Plus, the views of the lake, the Jet d’Eau, and Mont Blanc are simply stunning.

Quai du Mont Blanc 19
1201
+41 22 908 9081

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