Les Eaux-Vives is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the lake and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Les Eaux-Vives has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Geneva.
Sightseeing around Les Eaux-Vives
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Browse the collections at Geneva Museum of Natural History, Marionette Museum, or Baur Foundation, Museum of Far Eastern Art. You can check out the local talent at Theatre de I'Esperance, Grand Theatre Opera, and Geneva Conservatory of Music. Palazzo Geneva, Jet d'Eau Fountain, and Flower Clock are monuments worth a look. Swing by Chapel of the Maccabeans, Tavel House History Museum, and Old Arsenal to learn about local history. Create some family memories at Paquis Baths, Geneve Plage, and Adventure Park Evaux.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at La Grange Park, Parc Bertrand, or Anglais Garden. Surround yourself with nature at Mont Saleve. A visit to Port Des Eaux-Vives, Flea Market of Plainpalais, or Vernets Sports Centre won't disappoint either.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Bourg-de-Four Square, Saint-Pierre Cathedral, and Reformation Wall Monument. Russian Church of Geneva, Baby Beach, and Museum of Art and History are other must-sees.
Getting around Les Eaux-Vives
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Roches Tram Stop, Amandolier Tram Stop, or Villereuse Tram Stop. To venture out of town, take a train from Geneve-Eaux-Vives Station.
The Geneva International Airport (GVA) airport is 3.4 miles (5.5 km) from Les Eaux-Vives.