About Geneva

Geneva is a beautiful city in the heart of Europe. It is not only an important place for research and technology, it is also a global financial center and an ideal business location. Geneva hosts many major international organizations like the United Nations, World Health Organization and, the International Labor Organization.Geneva

Already in the Middle Ages, merchants were attracted to the City of Geneva because of the central situation between north and south and its easy access from all over Europe. In the 18th and 19th century, Geneva became a center for medicine, arts and science and in 1863, Henri Dunant founded the International Red Cross. His humanitarian ideal is still represented all over the globe and Geneva with its enduring spirit of tolerance hosts many peace talks and International Conferences.

Today, Geneva offers a world class infrastructure and a business- and tourist friendly environment with excellent services. Good hotels and public services as well as a multicultural and multilingual society make Geneva an attractive place to visit.

Situated between the Alps and the Jura mountains and on the lake called Lac Léman, Geneva enjoys a pleasant atmosphere and a moderate climate. The average temperature in March is between 10 and 15° (50 – 60 Fahrenheit). Evenings are chilly.

For additional information visit Geneva's tourism website at http://www.geneve-tourisme.ch