When you are in Geneva, you will immediately notice the romantic city as it has many spectacular views as well as impressive works of architecture.
The city has been rated as the most romantic city in all of Switzerland and if you are planning a romantic getaway during the winter, this should be your number one spot.
When you are planning your city break in Geneva, you should make sure you have the whole area covered in terms of the best sports, the best destinations, the best things to see and the best places to eat! You will enjoy the French Alps as well as ice-skating and many other activities. Geneva is a very welcoming city that will make sure you get 100% of your vacation. You can always land using a plane or by bus, train or personal means if you are around the city.
Visit to Lake Geneva
You should never leave Geneva without seeing its beauty Lake Geneva a tour. It is a mountain lake that empties into the Rhone River. This is one of the largest lakes in Europe and borders France and Switzerland.
You will be able to fish in the lake as it contains many fish such as Northern Pike. You will also be able to engage in yacht racing as it is a very famous sport that takes place in the lake. You can also take a trip to the islands on the lake and enjoy the wonderful scenery. One of these islands is Château de Chillon.
Ice hockey in Geneva
This is a very famous sport in Geneva and you can get into amateur ice hockey just for the fun of it. You will also be able to watch the games from the regional teams and if you are lucky, you can watch a professional game. They have hockey for kids as well as for adults and if you are with the family, both you and the kids can have a good time.
You can visit the Fox Valley Ice Arena for a hockey game. They also offer classes for adults and train you in the best ways of ice hockey.
Ice skating in ice rinks
The area around Lake Geneva has many ice rinks so it is very easy for you to enjoy skating. One of these areas is the Recreation Complex. You will need to get a season pass in order to enter the complex. Ice skating is an activity that takes place all over Geneva and this is just an example of one of those places where you can enjoy a very nice ice rink.
Before going to the recreational complex, you should make sure you have the right type of pass or you won’t be able to enjoy the ice rink there.
Enjoy a mountain excursion
You should take a trip to the Saleve mountains which is right near France. If you are a nature lover, you will surely enjoy its fauna and flora as well as its fresh air.
You have an unbeatable view of Geneva when you are at the top of the mountain. You can easily take a car to the mountain without problems and leave you at the top, that is, if you use the cable car. It is a very nice view as the Jura Mountains will be in the background and you will also be able to see Lake Geneva from such a vantage point.
Enjoy a game of badminton, tennis and bowling
There are many indoor winter sports you can take part in while in Geneva and badminton, tennis and bowling are just a few. There are so many indoor and outdoor ice rinks that you can take advantage of. There are many resorts around Geneva such as La Dole, Les Gets and Chamonix. The first one is located next to the Jura Mountains while the rest are in the background of the Alps Mountains. All these resorts and others are able to hold winter sports and you will also be able to enjoy the mountain background. They are only about 2 hours give or take form Geneva and they are worth your while.
About the Author:
Flavio longato is avid travel blogger and mostly blogs about his experiences while living in Switzerland.