Artisan chocolate makers
Geneva is also home to some of the best artisan chocolate makers in the world. Why not take a chocolate tasting tour and discover their secrets? The tours usually include visits to several different chocolatiers, as well as tastings of some of their finest creations. It’s a delicious way to learn about Swiss chocolate-making traditions and the kids are sure to love all of the sights, smells and tastes!
Jetee Des Paquis
For a different perspective of Geneva Switzerland, take a walk along the Jetee des Paquis. This wooden pier stretches out into Lake Geneva and offers stunning views of the city skyline. On a clear day, you can even see the snow-capped Alps in the distance!
Plainpalais Flea Market
If you’re looking for a bit of retail therapy, head to the Plainpalais Flea Market. This open-air market is held every Saturday and Sunday and is home to over 200 stalls selling everything from vintage clothes to handmade jewellery. It’s a great place to find bargains, and kids will love rummaging through the stalls for treasures.
If you're looking for a day trip from Geneva, why not visit Mont Blanc? This iconic mountain is just a few hours' drive away and offers some of the best hiking in Europe. There's also plenty of opportunity for skiing and snowboarding in the winter months which the kids will certainly enjoy.
Another great day trip destination from Geneva is Lake Lucerne. This picturesque lake is located just an hour's drive from the city and is surrounded by beautiful mountains. There's plenty to do here, from hiking and biking to swimming and fishing.
There are plenty of playgrounds dotted around Geneva, so your kids can let off some steam while you enjoy the fresh air. Our favourites include Parc de la Grange and Jardin des Deux Rives.
Explore on foot or by bike
Geneva is a great city for exploring on foot, and there's no better way to see the sights than with kids in tow. If you're feeling energetic, you can hire bikes and cycle around the lake.
If you’re looking for a more relaxing activity, why not take a walk around Lake Geneva? The lake is huge and offers plenty of opportunities for exploring with kids. There are also some lovely sandy beaches if you feel like taking a swim.