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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 67 vacation rentals near Geneva. From 42 Condos/Apartments to 12 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Geneva for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Geneva:

  • Les Tranchées: 19 vacation rentals
  • Geneva Old Town: 23 vacation rentals
  • Eaux-Vives: 22 vacation rentals
  • Grottes - Saint-Gervais: 30 vacation rentals
  • James-Fazy: 21 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Geneva?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Geneva. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Geneve-Secheron Station: 74 vacation rentals
  • Baby Beach: 74 vacation rentals
  • United Nations European Headquarters: 74 vacation rentals
  • Notre Dame Basilica: 73 vacation rentals
  • Patek Philippe Watch Museum: 73 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Geneva?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 42 Condos/Apartments in Geneva. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Geneva include:

  • Houses: 12 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 49 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Geneva?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Geneva. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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