If you’re looking for a town to visit in Switzerland, your first pick must have been Geneva. Most of us know by name the iconic Lake Leman (the largest lake of Europe), the jet d’eau or the United Nations building. Today in LolaandGeorge, we would like to introduce you to other places you might appreciate!
Safe bets of Geneva
Go for an adventure around the Old Town! This place concentrates the most traditional part of the city. Here you can find the Cathedral Saint-Pierre and the Place du Bourg-de-Four. Also, this area has a lot of museums and monuments, as the Reformation Wall and the museum of art and history.
If you are the shopping style, the most beautiful shops are La Muse, Jill Wolf Jewels and Septième Etage. If you feel the need to take a coffee or to take eat a delicious meal, you can find several bars and coffee shops around the Place. Some recommendations are the Café du Bourg-de-Four and the Confiserie Arn.
Restaurant and bars
If you’re looking for a beautiful place and cheap prices, the Buvette des Bains is made for you. From 11:30 am, the menu is separated into meal of the day (14 CHF), vegetarian dish (14 CHF), kid’s meal (9 CHF) and night meal (14 CHF). The good news is if you’re unemployed, you receive a discount of 5 CHF under the presentation of a certificate.
For fondue lovers, the Dardagny crémant’s fondue costs only 23 CHF and is paired with a small cup of fruits.
Near Plainpalais, you can find the Café Marius at the Place des Augustins 9. The interior is artistically decorated with bottles, hanging hams and illustrations of pigs. Here, you can pair wines with delicious tapas. For the prices, they might go around 33 CHF for 2 glasses of wine and a set of 3 tapas.
If you fear deception of local dishes, you might go for a burger. Geneva has one of the greatest restaurants which uses local ingredients and fresh products. Inglewood suggests a large variety of burgers from 14.90 CHF up to 23.90 CHF. For vegetarians, every burger’s meat can be replaced with a vegetable steak. Moreover, a salad made with goat cheese is available for 18 CHF.
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