Geneva, Switzerland

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Geneva, Switzerland

Lake Geneva is one of Geneva's greatest attractions. It is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe. There are many fun acitivities to do with the family at Lake Geneva such as water skiing, surfing, swimming, rowing, scuba diving, and Lake Geneva's most famous sport, yacht racing.

Geneva, Switzerland

Pause Time And Relax At Geneva!

Geneva is one of the biggest global cities in Switzerland! It's a great place to bring your family and enjoy some valuable time together! Geneva offers great food, cool weather all year 'round, and many places to explore, imcluding the famous Lake Geneva, the Museum of Natural History and the Patek Philippe Museum. Geneva has hotels ranging from five star resorts to dorm style hosteles. No matter your budget, we can make it affordable.

Founded in 1839, the Patek Philippe Museum is a very well known building. It brings together an extraordinary display of watches, portrait miniatures, and musical automata all from the16th century to the 19th century. This museum has a library dedicated to horlogy and its realted subjects. The Patek Philippe Museum would be the perfect museum to bring the family to learn about the ancient history of watchmaking. I f you love watches, and want to learn more about them, this is your destination to visit!

Works Cited:"Geeneva." Wikipedia. Wkimedia Foundation, n.d. Wev. 02 Mar. 2014."Lake Geneva.: Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Feb. 2014. Web. 02 Mar. 2014tripadvisor.comwww.patekmuseum.com

•Geneva is truly an international city! 40% of Geneva's residents come from outside Switzerland.•Geneva is one of the most expensive cities in the world. In addition, Geneva is also ranked one of the highest in the terms of ‘quality of life’.

•Geneva is the perfect tourist destination with amazing climate for the entire year due to the mountains that surround the capital and for tempering effects of the lake.

The Museum of Natural History offers a beautiful display of ancient history starting from the cave man all the way to present time. This museum also has it's famously known two headed tortoise, Janus, alwauys on display.

•The Internet, which we use everyday, was invented and developed in Geneva, at the CERN laboratories.

FUN FACTS

Producers William Bell and Lee Phillips developed the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" while residing in Lake Geneva, and set the popular show in the nearby town of Genoa City.


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