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Paquis Geneva


BE CHARMED BY PAQUIS by Gaelle Forget Paquis is seen as the underbelly of Geneva – it is often overlooked, misunderstood and dismissed as sleazy and downright dangerous. Nestled between the train station and the lake, Paquis is the first neighbourhood visitors come across when they arrive in Geneva by train. It also happens to be my favourite part of the…

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beaches in Geneva


OUR TOP 5 BEACHES Where to go to cool off on a boiling summer’s day in Geneva or neighbouring France? – luckily we’re spoilt for choice, from the beaches of Lac Leman and other nearby lakes, public swimming pools – of which there are many to choose from, to the option of a dip in the river near Jonction. At…

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