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Useful Information for your Stay in Geneva

WHEN BEST TO GO

Bon Genie

Geneva enjoys its best weather during the height of summer in July and August. Spring and autumn are not as warm, but the city is less crowded.

LOCAL CUSTOMS

There is a ban on smoking in public places.

ATTIRE

There are generally no restrictions on what men and women may wear.

LANGUAGE

Mainly French

CURRENCY

Swiss franc

EXCHANGE RATE

$1 = CHF 0.948, £1 = CHF 1.51, €1 = CHF 1.29

COUNTRY DIALLING CODE

+41

TYPICAL OPENING HOURS

In Geneva shops open from 8.30am to 7pm Monday to Friday. On Thursday shops usually stay open later for popular late-night shopping, closing at around 9pm. On Saturdays, the typical opening hours are between 9am and 6pm.

EMBASSY CONTACTS

US

+ 41 22 319 11 11

7, Rue Versonnex, 1207 Geneva

 

UK

+ 41 022 918 24 00

58, Avenue Louis-Casaï 1216 Geneva