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Chocolate Flavors Walking Tour of Geneva

1. Chocolate Flavors Walking Tour of Geneva

Join this delicious guided chocolate tour of Geneva to experience one-of-a-kind, award-winning chocolate creations. Visit some of the city’s best artisanal chocolateries – from traditional to modern. You’ll experience chocolate in all shapes and forms: from chocolate pralines, to truffles, ganaches, drinking chocolate and pastry. During the tour, learn the secrets of the origins and manufacturing of chocolate, as well as the history of Swiss chocolate. The tour includes a visit to the old town, and you will hear anecdotes and stories about Geneva, and experience Geneva’s most important tradition – breaking the chocolate “marmite” (cauldron). There is also a fun boat ride in the tour. The best way to discover a city is through its flavors, its local artisans and its stories, so have fun with this exciting, sweet and exhilarating sensorial experience.

Geneva: Dark History City Exploration Game

2. Geneva: Dark History City Exploration Game

The city game starts at Temple of St. Gervais. It will take you between 2 to 3 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at the Monument of Empress Sisi. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. So, are you up for an exciting city game? After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.

Geneva: Zombie City Exploration Game

3. Geneva: Zombie City Exploration Game

Discover Geneva’s fascinating history and attractions while you solve clues around town. Each clue will lead you to another place by providing you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide.  Receive all instructions via email after booking, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Play as a group and solve the clues together, or split into smaller teams and compete against the others.

Geneva Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

4. Geneva Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Test your detective skills and learn interesting facts about Geneva on this self-guided scavenger hunt and walking tour. Go at your own pace as you discover sights such as Notre Dame, St. Pierre Cathedral, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, and more. After your purchase, simply login into the mobile app to begin in your hunt (instructions received via email after booking). Starting at Notre Dame, you'll need to use your logic, imagination, and observation skills to solve your first riddle. As you continue to explore, you'll visit 10 of Geneva's biggest attractions and each of these stops holds a puzzle for you to solve. You can pause your game at any time and continue later, so you can enjoy a coffee break or visit a museum along the way. The tour route includes Notre Dame, the Brunswick Monument, Monument National, St. Pierre Church, old town, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Franz Liszt and Marie D’Agoult’s House of Love, Reformation Wall, Victoria Hall, Bâtiment des Forces Motrices, and Tour de l’Île, where the tour ends.

Geneva Discovery Walking Tour

5. Geneva Discovery Walking Tour

The French speaking city well known also as a “World’s Smallest Metropolis” is situated on the banks of Lake Geneva, right at the foot of the Alps. This is a city where you can feel cultural diversity from the first sight: Geneva is also known as a “Capital of Peace” Geneva and is home to the European headquarters of the UN and the Red Cross as well as more than 180 international organizations. Your excursion to Geneva will let show these interesting places: - Rousseau Island - Rhon Street (Shopping Paradise) - Reformation Wall - St. Peter’s Cathedral - Bourg-de-Four Square - City Hall - Maison Tavel - English Garden and Flower Clock - Fountain (Jet d'Eau) An excursion by car to discover the Palace of Nations and the Red Cross Museum can be organized upon request. 

Gruyères, Cheese and Chocolate: Private Guided Tour

6. Gruyères, Cheese and Chocolate: Private Guided Tour

Meet your guide in the morning in the lobby of your hotel and begin your journey to the Swiss countryside. In this full-day tour, you will have the opportunity to experience a culinary adventure, as well as falling into the temptation of one of the best chocolates in the world. You will also taste the Swiss national cheese and wine: the most famous of Swiss delicacies.  Start with a chocolate tour at the Cailler factory, where you will understand the history of chocolate and how it is made. Enjoy an unlimited chocolate tasting at the end of the visit. At noon, you will reach the top of the Moléson mountain and have a tasting in a typical Swiss chalet, a friendly hand-making cheese factory. There you will try the famous Gruyères cheese and the “Vacherin Fribourgeois”, two cheeses mixed for the typical dish, Swiss fondue. In the afternoon, spend some free time strolling around the streets of the medieval village of Gruyères. Located on a hill, you can admire breathtaking landscapes. Breathe pure mountain air and hear cowbells in the pasture lands which surround the small village. Board the bus again to reach the famous city of Montreux or relax in a comfortable ride aboard the famous Golden Express train overlooking the magnificent Alps and enjoy the views over Leman lake (if option selected). Your last stop will be in the world heritage site of Lavaux, where you will appreciate a glass of Swiss wine while contemplating the stunning views. This vineyard’s region is a UNESCO classified area. When your tour finishes, your local guide will take you back to Geneva.

Geneva: Private Instagram-Worthy Highlights Walking Tour

7. Geneva: Private Instagram-Worthy Highlights Walking Tour

Spice up your Instagram feed and impress your friends with stunning shots from your travels to Geneva on this guided tour. In the company of a local tour guide, discover the most beautiful and impressive spots in the city and pick up some useful tips on how to get the best out of your smartphone camera. During your tour, stroll around the city and take photos of some of its most unique places, such as the Smurf Buildings, as well as some instagrammable cafés and bars. You will also be able to find out more about the culture in Switzerland from a local perspective. Don't miss the opportunity to give your Instagram feed an upgrade with this adventure.

From Geneva: Day Trip to Chamonix & Geneva City Tour

8. From Geneva: Day Trip to Chamonix & Geneva City Tour

Combine 2-days in one and enjoy the little time that you have to spend in Geneva to explore its most beautiful landscapes. Only 90 minutes away from Geneva, take a coach and go directly to Chamonix. Enjoy the little streets of Chamonix full of charm and admire Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe. Admire all of the beautiful mountains that surround you. Afterwards, go back to Geneva and do the city tour of Geneva that will bring you to visit the international part through the center of the world’s peacemaking organizations, followed by a tour of the main tourist attractions of the city such as Jet d'eau (Fountain) and the wonderful Flower Clock. Moreover, get a taste of Genevan history with the mini train Tramway Tour and dig even deeper into the Old Town with your guide on a walking tour.

Express Discovery Walk of Geneva with a Local

9. Express Discovery Walk of Geneva with a Local

Discover Geneva in a nutshell and learn about the history, local lifestyle and modern transformation of the city of Geneva, during this 1-hour walking experience. This experience is provided by a private local guide. Geneva has 82 buildings or sites that are listed as Swiss heritage sites of national significance: The entire old city of Geneva is part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites. During your walk in the beautiful city of Geneva you will see part of these buildings/sites, learn all about the local lifestyle and trends, as well as get insider tips about cafes, restaurants and bars to visit, plus how to make the most of the city’s nightlife. Walking next to Lake Geneva with the view of Mont-Blanc you will see the famous Jet d'Eau Fountain. Learn about the history and culture of the city from a local who loves his/her city and wants you to love it too!

from Geneva: Chamonix Mont-Blanc Private Guided Tour

10. from Geneva: Chamonix Mont-Blanc Private Guided Tour

After an early morning pick-up from your Geneva hotel by private vehicle, your day trip starts with a scenic 1.5-hour drive across the Swiss-French border and through the beautiful Arve Valley to Chamonix, located at the base of magnificent Mont Blanc, the tallest peak in Western Europe at 15,780 feet (4,800 meters). You'll arrive early to beat the crowds.  Transfer to a cable car and ride to the summit of Aiguille du Midi, a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif, on the world's highest vertical-ascent cable car, taking you from 3,395 feet to 12,605 feet (1,035 meters to 3,842 meters) in 20 minutes. Reach the top of the staggeringly beautiful Alpine peak and be amazed by panoramic views of the Chamonix Valley and the French, Swiss and Italian Alps. On a clear day, you may even see the Matterhorn, the iconic Swiss peak. Get cozy on a terrace or balcony at the Aiguille du Midi summit to admire the scenery and watch skiers zooming down toward the glacier. There's also a cafe, where you can have a hot chocolate or enjoy a light snack. Take the cable car back down the mountain to the gorgeous Alpine town of Chamonix, where you'll enjoy a lunch in a nice restaurant (if option selected). After lunch, board the Montenvers Railway for a scenic train ride (optional) through the mountains to Montenvers. Enjoy fantastic views of the Mer de Glace, a massive glacier surrounded by the towering summits of Les Drus, Les Grandes Jorasses and Les Grands Charmoz. Afterwards you'll be taken back to your Geneva hotel to conclude your private Mont Blanc and Chamonix day trip. The day trip will follow an amended itinerary. Instead of Aiguille du Midi, you will be taken to Plan de L'Aiguille (Middle stop of Aiguille du Midi) and the cable car of Brevant, which takes you up to an impressive 2,525 meters with unbeatable views out across to Mont Blanc and the valley’s mountain range.

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Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 310 reviews

My wife and I did the chocolate tour with some friends with Noa. Her energy and pride as a Geneva resident shines through and made the tour enjoyable. She delivered the history in a fun and engaging manner. The 3 hours flew! Noa was very knowledgeable and helpful not only on the chocolate spots, but also Geneva as a whole! She recommended some great fondue - banis des paquis!! I’ve done tours and other countries (chocolate included) and none have matched Noa’s excellence! I highly recommend booking a tour and it’s family friendly too!

Our guide, Noa, was excellent. She was so friendly, lively and full of energy! She made sure to speak to everyone on the tour and helped them feel included. As for the tour, it was nicely paced and well conducted. I particularly liked the history part of it. If you want to do some walking in Geneva, and love chocolates and cakes, this tour is a good choice.

BEST TOUR EVER! Noah was a wonderful guide. Exuberant, friendly, and very knowledgeable! The chocolates we experienced were amazing, the shops both beautiful and welcoming. I can’t think of a better way to spend a morning. Loved it!!!

This was the best tour I’ve done in the last 2 months….I’ve been to 4 different countries in last couple of months. Our guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and entertaining.

Wonderful experience. Beautiful town, great activities topped off with a beautiful train ride. Maggie, our guide, was very knowledgeable and fun.