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Glacier 3000 and Montreux Riviera from Geneva

Glacier 3000 and Montreux Riviera from Geneva
Duration:
10 hours
From:
USD 194.59
After driving along the Lake Geneva we pass the Col du Pillon. Immediate embarcation aboard the cable car for a flight over the snow-capped summits. Ascent by cable-car to the Diablerets Glacier (3000m or 10'000ft). <br />Those who explore the Glacier 3000 glacier area will experience nature close up and will not forget the spectacular scenery for a long time. Lunch at the panoramic restaurant, work of the architect Mario Botta, who designed the San Francisco Museum of Art. Then discover the famous town of Montreux. Because of the exceptionally mild climate Montreux is called the capital of the Vaud Riviera. Plants associated with the Mediterranean, such as pines, cypresses and palm trees grow here. Charlie Chaplin, Freddie Mercury and several other famous people of world-renown lived and continue to live on this area.

Geneva Old Town Segway Tour

Geneva Old Town Segway Tour
Duration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 108.23
Spin through the Swiss city of Geneva by Segway and discover top attractions on this 1.5-hour tour. Follow your guide to the Brunswick Monument and cross the Pont de Bergues (Bergues Bridge) and take in beautiful city views from from Rousseau Island. Climb effortlessly into the Old Town and admire Cathédrale de St-Pierre (St Pierre Cathedral) before cruising down Promenade de la Treille towards Parc de Bastions. Gain insight into Geneva's rich history at the Reformation Wall, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) Information


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Geneva International Airport

Where is Geneva Airport?  


Geneva is one of the world's major centres of international diplomacy. It has served as headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the United Nations, and is currently home the World Health Organization.


Many tourists bound for Chamonix and Mont Blanc in France pass through the city, as Geneva is the closest airport to Chamonix.


Geneva International Airport (IATA: GVA, ICAO: LSGG), officially Genève Aéroport, formerly Cointrin Airport, commonly referred to as simply Geneva Airport, is located 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) northwest of Geneva city centre, Switzerland. The airport is partially located within 2 communes, Grand-Saconnex and Meyrin.


GVA's northern limit runs along the border between Switzerland and France. The terminal has been designed so the airport can be accessed from both countries. Passengers on flights to or from France do not have to go through Swiss customs and immigration, if they remain in the French sector of the airport.


In 2012, Geneva Airport served 13,899,422 passengers, making it the 31st busiest airport in Europe, and the 2nd busiest in Switzerland - after Zürich International Airport (ZRH)


GVA is a major hub for EasyJet Switzerland and Darwin Airline, and a focus city for Swiss International Air Lines.


Among the other airlines that fly to Geneva Airport are Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Flybe, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, TAP Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and Wizz Air.


Many cities have flights to Geneva, including Abu Dhabi, Amman, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Beijing, Beirut, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Cairo, Casablanca, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Kiev, Kuwait, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Montréal, Moscow, Paris, Oslo, Reykjavik, Rome, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Warsaw, Washington DC and Zürich, to name just a few.


Your best bet for a Geneva Airport transfer is the train. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Geneva Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Geneva Airport


Services at Geneva Airport include:


  • GVAPP - the Geneva Airport app
  • Luggage storage - at the Swiss Railways airport station
  • 2 children zones - with kitchens, playgrounds, games
  • Post office
  • Drycleaning
  • Pharmacy
  • Meditation centre - transit zone, near lounges
  • Showers:
  •      Arrivals level in the transit area, near baggage carousel 6
  •      Departures level in the transit area, near the first class lounges
  •      Public area near the post office
  • Extensive convention facilities

 

Note that the Geneva Airport is closed from 00:00 to 04:00, and you cannot stay inside the terminal (so no overnight sleeping at his airport!). 

 

Geneva Airport hosts an office of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the world headquarters of Airports Council International (ACI).




Additional Geneva Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 14 Feb 2018