Whether it’s business or leisure, skiing or city trip, Geneva is your ideal destination. You’ll find easy transport connections to some of Europe’s biggest ski resorts, like Verbier and Tignes. Yet the city centre itself also has plenty to recommend, from world-famous sights to international organisations – it’s a small city with a grand status.
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Geneva is expertly placed for accessing the best ski resorts across the Swiss and French Alps. Within just a few hours’ drive, you could be enjoying the upmarket atmosphere of Verbier, the great range of runs in Zermatt or the huge snow parks and stunning scenery of Flaine.
Geneva is the ultimate pick for fantastic variety to your skiing. That’s because it’s close to huge ski areas such as the Three Valleys, with 600km of piste including Meribel and Val Thorens covered with just one ski pass. You can also reach the Paradiski area in under three hours, which has 425km of piste and spans Les Arcs and La Plagne.
You don’t just have to head for the slopes in Geneva! In the city itself, there’s the beautiful Lake Geneva as well as the peaceful Jardin Anglais. You can also discover the Palace of Nations, which serves as the headquarters of the United Nations. The city is well known for its business links too, and it hosts many prestigious conferences each year.