Facing the crystal blue of Lake Geneva, The Woodward inhabits a post-Haussmann style building erected in 1901 by architect François Durel. Take one step inside and the hotel’s elegant, belle époque façade instantly gives way to an opulent interior completely re-imagined by architect Pierre-Yves Rochon. Home to exquisite dining from L’Atelier Robuchon and Le Jardinier, as well as a two-floor well-being oasis including Guerlain Spa at The Woodward, The Woodward is Geneva’s first all-suite hotel, a lakeside retreat suspended between nature and the city.

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3 perfect days

The Woodward

Quai Wilson 37, 1201 Genève, Suisse

+41 22 901 3700 [email protected]

1 Jet d'eau

Located at the very heart of the harbour area, the Jet d’eau is the emblem of the City of Geneva and its main tourist attraction. It is an integral part of the landscape and occupies a special place in the locals’ hearts.

2 Léman lake pearl

How about a stroll in a wonderful park with views of the lake and the mountains as far as the eye can see? When the weather is clear, Mont Blanc is unveiled, looming mightily on the horizon.

Tranquillity and nature await you here, and in all weathers and seasons, you will dream about it with pleasure while sitting on a bench.

3 The Jardin anglais

The Jardin anglais, home to the famous Flower Clock and 12,000 flowers, is also a must-see spot to admire the harbour and take amazing photos.

The lake stretches out to the horizon and the Jet d'Eau is a source of great delight rising to 140 m. Swans, too, know how to be admired by spinning attractively, often in search of a small piece of bread.

4 La Jonction

They come from different places, have neither the same colour nor the same speed. The Arve and the Rhône are two rivers that do not look alike yet come together in Geneva to become one. Make sure not to miss the impressive sight of these two rivers meeting at La Jonction.

5 International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

The universal reformation of Christianity, led by Jean Calvin and Martin Luther, has its origins in 16th century Geneva.

As the museum representing the history of Geneva, the International Museum of the Reformation explains this period through historic objects, manuscripts, paintings and engravings illustrating the evolution of the Reformation and its impact on lifestyles.

Located close to St. Peter’s cathedral in the Old Town, the museum will immerse you in Geneva’s cultural and historic treasures.

6 Bodmer Foundation

Who said that books had to be dusty old things?

The Martin Bodmer Foundation is a fascinating library where books are the star of the show, having witnessed the constant evolution of civilisation.

The permanent exhibition takes you on a chronological journey, starting with the discovery of writing, displaying incredible manuscripts, papyrus and original editions.

The temporary exhibitions will likewise tell you great stories, page after page.

7 Patek Philippe Museum

What’s the time in Geneva?

The basement of the Patek Philippe Museum is a treasure trove of incredible pieces showcasing Swiss mastery in the art of watchmaking.

Piece of jewellery and work of art, the watch is presented throughout the ages by your guide who knows everything there is to know on the topic.

Prestigious gifts for royalty, objects of desire for collectors, innovative models and masterpieces with multiple complications, here you will see Swiss horlogerie as you’ve never seen it before.

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