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The Genevois, a natural crossroads leading to the main sites of interest of the Alps
GENEVA An international town 9km from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois.
Not to be missed: Its famous Jet d'Eau, its flower clock, its museums, its old town, the international organisations, the banks of Lake Geneva, and its shopping streets where the biggest brands preside. The many tourist attractions of Geneva provide excellent reasons to come to this cosmopolitan town for the day. By bus (Transport Public Genevois Line D) arrive at the town centre of Geneva in 20 minutes from Saint-Julien en Genevois.
Geneva's top 10
The jet d'eau, Geneva's landmark
The old Town and its treasures
The birthplace of fine watchmaking : from Flower Clock to the watchmarkers' shop
The Reformation Wall, a monumental homage
The Palais des Nations, symbol of Geneva capital of peace
CERN, the world accelerator of science
Geneva's extraordinary destiny explained by four museums unique in the world
Carouge and its bohemian atmosphere
A certain art de vivre in the Bains district
A getaway to Mont-Salève
ANNECY : The little Venice of the Alps. Annecy is only 30 km from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois. The emerald waters of its lake, the proximity of the mountains which surround it, and its canals lined with shops make it a wonderful place to visit for a day.
CHAMONIX: 90km or 1 hour by road from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois. A mythical destination; from a terrace in the town centre or from up high on the Aiguille du Midi your eyes will fix on the famous Mont-Blanc !
YVOIRE: A medieval village, member of the association of the most beautiful villages in France, on the edge of Lake Geneva, a getaway not to be missed!