Welcome to Geneva

 

Welcome to Geneva!

 

Geneva, a city known for its multiculturalism and beautiful landscapes, is a dream destination for travelers. Cultural outings, delicious food, the great outdoors… Geneva adapts to its visitors’ wishes with diverse museums and galleries, a wide panorama of cuisines and easy access to the Salève, the mountain overlooking the city. With the energy of a city, while still being entirely walkable, Geneva makes for an rewarding visit every time.

For more information, please visit Geneva Tourism.

* Please note that the information on this page is subject to modifications and updates.

– TRANSPORTATION –

Geneva Public Transportation (TPG)

Geneva public transport is a network of buses and trams covering the city of Geneva and its region.

Map of TPG network

Free TPG ticket

Everyone staying at the hotel in Geneva receives a free TPG ticket for the duration of their stay. This ticket allows easy access to the city by tram and bus.

Taxi

It is possible to take a taxi to get around Geneva. There are taxi stands at Geneva airport and Cornavin station.

Taxiphone Geneva

Uber

If you have the Uber application on your phone, you can use this service in Geneva as well.

 


– HOTELS AND CICG –

List of hotels

Three-star hotels recommended by the Congress Organising Committee due to their proximity to the CICG, the Congress venue.

Conference centre

International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG)
17 rue de Varembé
1202 Geneva

Closest TPG stops:

  • Vermont: bus 5
  • Nations: tram 15
  • UIT: bus 8

 

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 Below you will find a map which includes the various partner exhibition venues, the recommended hotels and a few restaurants. Open the map in full screen to select which categories to view (Main Exhibitions, Parcours Céramique Carougeois, Conferences, Restaurants, Hotels, etc).


– NEIGHBOURHOODS –

Paquis – Cornavin

The Paquis neighbourhood is located between the Cornavin train station and Lake Geneva. It is a lively area with small shops, restaurants and an active nightlife. The Paquis is particularly well served by public transport, thanks to its proximity to the Cornavin main station.

It is also where the majority of the recommended hotels are located.

© Genève Tourisme

© Genève Tourisme

Geneva Old Town

The old town of Geneva is a charming neighbourhood where it is good to stroll during the last beautiful days of summer. With its terraces, narrow streets with galleries and the cathedral towering above, it is well worth getting lost for an evening. Tram lines 14 and 18, as well as numerous buses, lead to the Place Bel-Air, located at the foot of the first cobbled streets.

Nations

Nations is the international district of Geneva. It is home to major international organisations such as the United Nations, the ICRC, the ILO and the WHO, as well as numerous embassies. At its centre is the Ariana Museum and the headquarters of the IAC. The CICG conference centre is located here, easily accessible by tram 15 or buses 5 and 8 to the Nations stop.

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© Genève Tourisme

Plainpalais and Jonction

Plainpalais and the Jonction district are located between the Arve and the Rhône, the two rivers that cross the city. The Plainpalais plain is where the open-air events and weekly markets take place. The streets along it are dotted with bars and restaurants. The Jonction district (at the junction of the Arve and Rhone rivers) is Geneva’s lively, alternative district, where the art scene is rich with museums and galleries. Accessible by trams 14, 15 and 18.

Carouge

Carouge is a commune in the canton of Geneva. Easily accessible by tram 15 and 18 from the Cornavin station, Carouge and its village spirit are not to be missed during a stay in Geneva. It is in this charming commune that the Carouge Ceramic Trail takes place. More information here.

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– TRAVEL –

General information

Geneva Airport is an international hub, centrally located in Europe, with multiple connections to other major international hubs.

The airport it conveniently located within 15 minutes driving-distance from the centre of Geneva and easily accessible by public transportation.

Travel to Geneva
Transportation in Geneva
Free transportation in Geneva
Geneva Free Public Transport Card

Travel notice

As restrictions may vary depending on the country you are traveling from and to, we recommend to regularly visit the following websites to ensure you are aware of the latest updates.

Registration, fees and policy

Registration is now open.

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Programme

The Geneva 2022 Congress will address notions related to the "melting pot".

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Fringe programme

The programme of the Geneva 2022 Congress offers a wide range of activities in addition to the conferences.

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POST TOUR: Ceramic circuit

The 2022 Congress Post Tour will take take place on 19 September 2022.

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