With cheese fondue, drink only white wine or hot tea to avoid stomachaches.
If you intend to use public transport, don't forget to buy your ticket at the bus stop as you won't be able to do it on board. Special Tip: if you are a frequent traveller to Geneva, it is worth considering buying a Half Fare Card, which entitles you to 50% discount on regular fares on trains.
Most restaurants will be closed between 2pm and 7pm.
Service is included in the bill for things like restaurants and taxis.
Train reservations are not required in Switzerland.
DID YOU KNOW ?
Clock in the Passage Malbuisson
Enjoy the lovely show, every hour, of 13 chariots, 42 figures and the sound of 16 bells.
St Peter's Cathedral
This was a Catholic church but then became Protestant during the Reformation in the middle of the 16th century.
To reach its height of 140 meters, 500 litres of water per second are propelled into the air by a pumping station.
An important concert hall (classical music) in rococo style built at the end of the 19th century by Sir Barton, British consul in Geneva during the reign of Queen Victoria.
WHAT TO PACK
Euros are accepted everywhere, even in taxis, however it is advised that you exchange some money into Swiss Franc to benefit from a better exchange rate.
The electric adaptor in Switzerland is unique.
Being close to the French Alps it would be a shame to miss the beauty of places such as Mont Blanc, Yvoire and Evian. Before you arrive check whether you require a Schengen Visa to cross the border.
If you are coming by car in Winter, you should make sure to have snow tyres.