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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Canton of Geneva, Switzerland your home away from home

For a wonderful vacation any time of the year holidaymakers might like to visit the wonderful Canton of Geneva. Surrounded on almost all sides by France, this is the western most state of Switzerland and offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here holidaymakers will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, chalets, apartments, B&Bs and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Canton of Geneva, Switzerland

The Canton of Geneva offers year round activities including winter skiing resorts. The area offers skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, winter hiking and ice skating. The mountains provide a great backdrop for hiking and cycling as well as opportunities for climbing.

Watersports can be tried here too especially on Lake Geneva where holidaymakers can try windsurfing, wakeboarding, sailing, waterskiing, swimming, scuba diving and fishing. The region boasts a number of 18-hole golf courses. There are also tennis, squash and badminton courts open to the public.

Numerous restaurants, bars and cafes are located in the region offering local fare as well as international dishes. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from the supermarkets and local grocery stores. Souvenirs such as hand-made crafts can be purchased from one of the many boutiques located in the area.

Places to visit on holiday to Canton of Geneva, Switzerland

The Canton of Geneva has many fascinating places to visit especially in the city of Geneva. The Palace of Nations is located here, which is the home of the United Nations headquarters. Some other fine buildings and structures found here include St Pierre Cathedral, Monument Brunswick and the 19th century theatre, Place Neuve.

A trip to Lake Geneva will enable visitors to see the amazing Jet d’Eau, which is a fountain of water pumped 140 metres into the air. By the lake is Jardin Anglais with the famous flower clock. Museums here include the International Museum of the Reformation and the Natural History Museum. There are other towns and cities in the region with fantastic sights such as Carouge, which is noted for its nightlife, shops and restaurants.

Weather in Canton of Geneva, Switzerland

The warmest months in the Canton of Geneva are July and August with an average maximum high temperature of 25 degrees centigrade. The lowest temperatures are in January and December when the average high temperatures are four degrees centigrade, with an average low of -2 degrees in January. Rainfall is quite consistent throughout the year but September is the wettest with an average of 99mm precipitation.

Travel to Canton of Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva International Airport (GVA) has flights arriving from various airports across the world. easyJet covers the most cities including Amsterdam (AMS), Berlin-Schonefeld (SXF), Brussels (BRU), Lisbon (LIS), London-Gatwick (LGW), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Orly (ORY), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO) and Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN) as well as many others. Car hire firms such as Alamo, Avis, Budget Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt are all represented at the airport, with desks in the Arrivals level.

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Recent Reviews

Great location

5 of 5
The house is big and spacious. Very well thought out. Separate areas for people to relax in and a den for the kids. Walking distance to Brevent chair lift. On a hill so difficult to walk into town but not impossible. Kitchen very well kitted out.
  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016

Very clean and comfortable

5 of 5
We (three adults) would recommend this property very highly indeed. Everything you might reasonably need is provided and the apartment is clean, spacious, comfortable and centrally located near the station and wide choice of supermarkets and local shops. Jonas is caring and friendly and an excellent host. Excellent in every respect!
  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015

Excellent place to stay near Geneva!!

5 of 5
The cottage was absolutely beautiful. The owners were wonderful and very helpful. The location was perfect for us as we rented a car for our travels around Geneva. It was also only about 20 minutes away from the airport - very convenient. The shopping mall nearby was very convenient - it had a grocery store as well as a couple restaurants. The cottage was very neat and clean and well furnished. The big kitchen and dining table was perfect for our group of 7 (and could hold more). The entire place had a very modern and updated feel. The surroundings of the cottage were very well maintained and absolutely gorgeous. There was also a play area for children (although our group did not need it as we had no children with us). I would definitely recommend this cottage to others for an excellent place to stay near Geneva. And we would stay here again if we ever get the chance.
  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2010
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2010