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Geneva Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Geneva Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Get to know Geneva at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After your purchase, simply login into the mobile app to begin in your hunt. Starting at Notre Dame, you'll need to use your logic, imagination, and observation skills to solve your first riddle. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. 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. Start your tour from the Basilica of Notre-Dame, in the center of Geneva! Visit the Brunswick Monument with its unique architecture and explore the National Monument with its wonderful symbolism. Take a photo of St Peter's Cathedral and let yourself get lost in the exhibits of the Museum of Art and History. Learn about the history of a symbol of Swiss history, Franz Liszt. Even the famous Wall of the Reformers will fill the memory of your mobile phone. Admire Place de Neuve with its imposing statue. Geneva's Opera House will enchant you with its excellent acoustics, while Victoria Hall will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

The Many Faces of Geneva: Self-Guided Audio City Tour

The Many Faces of Geneva: Self-Guided Audio City Tour

Pride and love, gluttony and moderation, justice and anger, envy and courage go hand in hand in Geneva. In this tour you will not only manage to see all the main sights of this city, but also look at them from a different angle — from the perspective of human vices and virtues. The monument in honour of Empress Elisabeth ”Sissi”, who was stabbed to death, is located not far from the “doing a good deed” Jet d'Eau fountain. The monument to Jean-Jacques Rousseau reminds visitors of a man who promoted ideas of social equality, but at the same time confessed to affairs with married women. The building known to serve as a shelter to orphans and bread for the poor in the Middle Ages was also used to lock up beggars and the insane, but the theologians depicted on the Reformation Wall were taunted with inflexibility and heartlessness. We will guide you through all the main tourist places of Geneva and in addition tell stories of the real people and their sins and virtues. Go to the monument in honour of Empress Elisabeth “Sissi” and plug in your headphones. Take out your smartphone and listen to the audio guide. Learn how and why Empress Elisabeth “Sissi” was killed by the anarchist. See one of the largest fountains in the world — the Jet d'Eau fountain — and understand how it makes this world better. Continue to the Brunswick monument and find out, where on it you can see the images of virtues. Walk to the monument to Jean-Jacques Rousseau and learn about the sins he confessed. Visit the National Monument and understand why exactly this monument won the competition. See the Flower Clock and learn how it is related to pride. Continue to the Palace of Justice and understand why it is associated with justice and mercy. See the Lutheran church and learn how different religions see the influence of sins and good deeds on the salvation of a person. Discover the monument which is considered to be a Genevan fighter for justice. Learn where in the past in Geneva was a red light districts and listen to the history of prostitution in this city. Walk to the Statue of the Prophet Jeremiah and learn why he is often called "the weeping prophet”. Go to St. Pierre Cathedral and understand why it is associated with the virtue of temperance. Continue to the Town Hall building and see the long stone bench where the judges of Geneva pronounced death sentences and hear about some of them in more detail. Go to the Reformation Wall and learn who of the theologians depicted there were taunted with inflexibility, mercilessness and heartlessness. See the statue of Guillaume-Henri Dufour and the bust of Henri Dunant and understand how they struggled with evil. Discover the fountain which serves as an evidence of the courage of the Genevans.

Geneva complete tour. Hotel PICK-UP, U.N. & the Old City

Geneva complete tour. Hotel PICK-UP, U.N. & the Old City

This experience is truly unique, offering a level of personalization that is unparalleled. We have taken care of every detail to ensure that your day in Geneva is nothing short of unforgettable. As one of the world's most beautiful cities (ranked as the 6th best city to live in), we want to give you an experience that lives up to this distinction. Not a single minute of your time will be wasted. Our expert guide will lead you through International Geneva, followed by a visit to the secrets of the Old City (VIELLE VILLE), before concluding at the stunning waterfront. By the end of our journey together, you will feel like a true local. We'll share fascinating facts, including records achieved here, and historical data about each point on the itinerary. We'll visit unique spots that are not on typical mass tours, giving you the opportunity to capture truly one-of-a-kind photos. Our goal is for you to fall in love with the city and return time and time again. That's our promise to you!

Geneva: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Geneva: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour from the Basilica of Notre-Dame, in the center of Geneva! Visit the Brunswick Monument with its unique architecture and explore the National Monument with its wonderful symbolism. Take a photo of St Peter's Cathedral and let yourself get lost in the exhibits of the Museum of Art and History. Learn about the history of a symbol of Swiss history, Franz Liszt. Even the famous Wall of the Reformers will fill the memory of your mobile phone. Admire Place de Neuve with its imposing statue. Geneva's Opera House will enchant you with its excellent acoustics, while Victoria Hall will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Geneva: Escape Game and Tour

Geneva: Escape Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with an city exploration game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Geneva. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour from the Basilica of Notre-Dame, in the center of Geneva! Visit the Brunswick Monument with its unique architecture and explore the National Monument with its wonderful symbolism. Take a photo of St Peter's Cathedral and let yourself get lost in the exhibits of the Museum of Art and History. Learn about the history of a symbol of Swiss history, Franz Liszt. Even the famous Wall of the Reformers will fill the memory of your mobile phone. Admire Place de Neuve with its imposing statue. Geneva's Opera House will enchant you with its excellent acoustics, while Victoria Hall will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Geneva: Express Walk with a Local in 60 minutes

Geneva: Express Walk with a Local in 60 minutes

Step into a 60-minute exploration through Geneva from a local’s perspective and get the most of your precious visit! From St Pierre Cathedral to Reformation Wall, get to know the city's most defining landmarks. Your local, equipped with stories and tips, will point you toward the best local cuisine and direct you to lively bars where you can sip and chill in true Geneva style. This experience is focused on providing a genuine feel of Geneva, connecting you with the local way of life and its landmarks, all while fitting perfectly into any travel itinerary.

Explore the best guided intro tour of Geneva with a Local

Explore the best guided intro tour of Geneva with a Local

Get an insider's view on Geneva, an enchanting city located at the banks of Lake Geneva and surrounded by the stunning Alpine mountains. Go on a private walking tour with a local host and see some of the city's most popular attractions. Walk past picturesque lanes that transport you into a bygone era and venture off into offbeat paths to discover the city's hidden gems. Let your host give you a sneak peek into the local way of life and get recommendations of how to best spend your time in Geneva.

Geneva’s Left Bank: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Geneva’s Left Bank: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Where does the name Geneva come from? Why isn’t a watch called a clock? I’ll share the stories behind these questions, and several others, as we stroll along the left bank of the world-famous Bay of Geneva and across the river Rhone. Whether this is your first time in Geneva or you’re a seasoned visitor, during this walking tour you’ll hear plenty of tales that’ll surprise you. You’ll learn about watchmaking, finance, industry, philosophy, the Celts, the Romans and the struggle for our city’s independence. I'll tell you all about: • The invention of modern mapmaking • One of the biggest rivers in Europe • The largest street fair on the Continent • A modern sculpture that changes shape depending on how you view it • The famous philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau • Luxury watchmaking • The Roman emperor who made history in Geneva • Geneva’s desire to join the Swiss confederation • Switzerland’s financial hub • The city’s fight for independence Join me on this eye-opening walk and discover what makes Geneva the smallest internationally important city in Europe.

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Geneva Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Geneva Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Get to know Geneva at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After your purchase, simply login into the mobile app to begin in your hunt. Starting at Notre Dame, you'll need to use your logic, imagination, and observation skills to solve your first riddle. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. 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. Start your tour from the Basilica of Notre-Dame, in the center of Geneva! Visit the Brunswick Monument with its unique architecture and explore the National Monument with its wonderful symbolism. Take a photo of St Peter's Cathedral and let yourself get lost in the exhibits of the Museum of Art and History. Learn about the history of a symbol of Swiss history, Franz Liszt. Even the famous Wall of the Reformers will fill the memory of your mobile phone. Admire Place de Neuve with its imposing statue. Geneva's Opera House will enchant you with its excellent acoustics, while Victoria Hall will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

The Many Faces of Geneva: Self-Guided Audio City Tour

The Many Faces of Geneva: Self-Guided Audio City Tour

Pride and love, gluttony and moderation, justice and anger, envy and courage go hand in hand in Geneva. In this tour you will not only manage to see all the main sights of this city, but also look at them from a different angle — from the perspective of human vices and virtues. The monument in honour of Empress Elisabeth ”Sissi”, who was stabbed to death, is located not far from the “doing a good deed” Jet d'Eau fountain. The monument to Jean-Jacques Rousseau reminds visitors of a man who promoted ideas of social equality, but at the same time confessed to affairs with married women. The building known to serve as a shelter to orphans and bread for the poor in the Middle Ages was also used to lock up beggars and the insane, but the theologians depicted on the Reformation Wall were taunted with inflexibility and heartlessness. We will guide you through all the main tourist places of Geneva and in addition tell stories of the real people and their sins and virtues. Go to the monument in honour of Empress Elisabeth “Sissi” and plug in your headphones. Take out your smartphone and listen to the audio guide. Learn how and why Empress Elisabeth “Sissi” was killed by the anarchist. See one of the largest fountains in the world — the Jet d'Eau fountain — and understand how it makes this world better. Continue to the Brunswick monument and find out, where on it you can see the images of virtues. Walk to the monument to Jean-Jacques Rousseau and learn about the sins he confessed. Visit the National Monument and understand why exactly this monument won the competition. See the Flower Clock and learn how it is related to pride. Continue to the Palace of Justice and understand why it is associated with justice and mercy. See the Lutheran church and learn how different religions see the influence of sins and good deeds on the salvation of a person. Discover the monument which is considered to be a Genevan fighter for justice. Learn where in the past in Geneva was a red light districts and listen to the history of prostitution in this city. Walk to the Statue of the Prophet Jeremiah and learn why he is often called "the weeping prophet”. Go to St. Pierre Cathedral and understand why it is associated with the virtue of temperance. Continue to the Town Hall building and see the long stone bench where the judges of Geneva pronounced death sentences and hear about some of them in more detail. Go to the Reformation Wall and learn who of the theologians depicted there were taunted with inflexibility, mercilessness and heartlessness. See the statue of Guillaume-Henri Dufour and the bust of Henri Dunant and understand how they struggled with evil. Discover the fountain which serves as an evidence of the courage of the Genevans.

Geneva complete tour. Hotel PICK-UP, U.N. & the Old City

Geneva complete tour. Hotel PICK-UP, U.N. & the Old City

This experience is truly unique, offering a level of personalization that is unparalleled. We have taken care of every detail to ensure that your day in Geneva is nothing short of unforgettable. As one of the world's most beautiful cities (ranked as the 6th best city to live in), we want to give you an experience that lives up to this distinction. Not a single minute of your time will be wasted. Our expert guide will lead you through International Geneva, followed by a visit to the secrets of the Old City (VIELLE VILLE), before concluding at the stunning waterfront. By the end of our journey together, you will feel like a true local. We'll share fascinating facts, including records achieved here, and historical data about each point on the itinerary. We'll visit unique spots that are not on typical mass tours, giving you the opportunity to capture truly one-of-a-kind photos. Our goal is for you to fall in love with the city and return time and time again. That's our promise to you!

Geneva: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Geneva: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour from the Basilica of Notre-Dame, in the center of Geneva! Visit the Brunswick Monument with its unique architecture and explore the National Monument with its wonderful symbolism. Take a photo of St Peter's Cathedral and let yourself get lost in the exhibits of the Museum of Art and History. Learn about the history of a symbol of Swiss history, Franz Liszt. Even the famous Wall of the Reformers will fill the memory of your mobile phone. Admire Place de Neuve with its imposing statue. Geneva's Opera House will enchant you with its excellent acoustics, while Victoria Hall will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Geneva: Escape Game and Tour

Geneva: Escape Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with an city exploration game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Geneva. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour from the Basilica of Notre-Dame, in the center of Geneva! Visit the Brunswick Monument with its unique architecture and explore the National Monument with its wonderful symbolism. Take a photo of St Peter's Cathedral and let yourself get lost in the exhibits of the Museum of Art and History. Learn about the history of a symbol of Swiss history, Franz Liszt. Even the famous Wall of the Reformers will fill the memory of your mobile phone. Admire Place de Neuve with its imposing statue. Geneva's Opera House will enchant you with its excellent acoustics, while Victoria Hall will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Geneva: Express Walk with a Local in 60 minutes

Geneva: Express Walk with a Local in 60 minutes

Step into a 60-minute exploration through Geneva from a local’s perspective and get the most of your precious visit! From St Pierre Cathedral to Reformation Wall, get to know the city's most defining landmarks. Your local, equipped with stories and tips, will point you toward the best local cuisine and direct you to lively bars where you can sip and chill in true Geneva style. This experience is focused on providing a genuine feel of Geneva, connecting you with the local way of life and its landmarks, all while fitting perfectly into any travel itinerary.

Explore the best guided intro tour of Geneva with a Local

Explore the best guided intro tour of Geneva with a Local

Get an insider's view on Geneva, an enchanting city located at the banks of Lake Geneva and surrounded by the stunning Alpine mountains. Go on a private walking tour with a local host and see some of the city's most popular attractions. Walk past picturesque lanes that transport you into a bygone era and venture off into offbeat paths to discover the city's hidden gems. Let your host give you a sneak peek into the local way of life and get recommendations of how to best spend your time in Geneva.

Geneva’s Left Bank: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Geneva’s Left Bank: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Where does the name Geneva come from? Why isn’t a watch called a clock? I’ll share the stories behind these questions, and several others, as we stroll along the left bank of the world-famous Bay of Geneva and across the river Rhone. Whether this is your first time in Geneva or you’re a seasoned visitor, during this walking tour you’ll hear plenty of tales that’ll surprise you. You’ll learn about watchmaking, finance, industry, philosophy, the Celts, the Romans and the struggle for our city’s independence. I'll tell you all about: • The invention of modern mapmaking • One of the biggest rivers in Europe • The largest street fair on the Continent • A modern sculpture that changes shape depending on how you view it • The famous philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau • Luxury watchmaking • The Roman emperor who made history in Geneva • Geneva’s desire to join the Swiss confederation • Switzerland’s financial hub • The city’s fight for independence Join me on this eye-opening walk and discover what makes Geneva the smallest internationally important city in Europe.

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The guide was very competent, always aroused interest with his explanations that went far beyond the usual and impressed with his knowledge, as well as his engaging and extremely friendly manner. Definitely highly recommended

Augusto’s knowledge and narration of Geneva’s history was excellent and very informative. It was a beautiful and very interesting day.. Highly recommend Augusto, very professional and quite passionate about what he does!

Wonderful! Augusto is extraordinary and attentive! It was a complete tour of the city, pleasant and tailored to our needs!

It was great in every way! Thank you very much Augusto and see you next time!

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