Geneva accommodation – Visit this popular and culture-filled Swiss city
Geneva, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva, is the second most populous city in Switzerland. Due to its small size, Geneva accommodation for guests are located within a short distance of the many tourist attractions. Geneva is one of the most important cities of the world, due to the many international organisations it hosts. It's international reputation is enhanced by the holiday apartments Geneva it is famous for offering.
The International Red Cross has its headquarters in Geneva, and the second most important branch of the United Nations is also here. It is the city that was at the heart of the Reformation, and one of its most famous sightseeing tours features the Reformation Wall. The four most influential preachers of the Reformation - Guillaume Farel, John Calvin, Theodore Beza and John Knox - are memorialised here. Calvin used to preach at the St Pierre Cathedral in the city, and his chair can be viewed today.
Another great sightseeing point whilst in your holiday apartments Geneva is St Pierre's North Tower overlooks the city and the lake, with Mont Blanc in the distance. The cathedral was built during the 1100s but traces of prehistoric buildings have been uncovered near the site over the years.
Other famous landmarks to visit whilst in your Geneva accommodation include the beautiful Jet D'Eau on Lake Geneva, where a massive fountain spouts water 140 meters high. On special occasions the spray is coloured. Geneva is known for its watches, and the Patek Phillipe Museum pays homage to the art of luxury watch making. However it's most famous clock can be found in the English Garden - the Flower Clock.
Geneva accommodation also creates a perfect base for travelling due to great transport connections. It's easy to visit the rest of Switzerland from here, for example Zurich, as well as exploring 3 different countries, France, Austria and Italy so Geneva really is a great location for your European holiday.