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What to Do in Geneva During the Day

GENEVA OLD TOWN

Life in Geneva began in its Old Town, or Vieille Ville.

Comprising several prominent tourist attractions such as the St. Pierre Cathedral, Maison Tavel and the Barbier-Mueller Museum, this area underwent a religious conversion in the 16th century – heavily influenced by John Calvin, a Protestant of French origin. The International Museum of Reformation is dedicated to his life and work. Unwind at one of the many terraces this old quarter has to offer. The Old Town boasts all the charms of a historical city right down to its town square and the animated Place du Bourg-de-Four, while its cobweb of winding streets has many antique shops and cafes worth exploring.