Eaux-Vives Plage Publique


A new (and free) public beach at Eaux-Vives was in the pipeline for Geneva at the time of research. Scheduled to open in summer 2019, the long sandy beach will also feature a revitalised waterfront and promenade, a new port and a small nature reserve. Watch this space.

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2. Jardin Anglais

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3. Horloge Fleurie

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4. Musée d’Histoire Naturelle

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5. Quai du Mont-Blanc

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7. Musée d’Art et d’Histoire

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8. Musée International de la Réforme

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