Geneva and Annecy Tour With Optional Lake Geneva Cruise

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Geneva and Annecy Tour With Optional Lake Geneva Cruise
from £88.39
Discover the charm of Geneva and Annecy on this combination sightseeing tour. Start with a 2-hour tour of Geneva to see top attractions like the UN headquarters, the Flower Clock and Geneva Old Town. Travel by coach, tram and foot with an expert guide, followed by an optional 1-hour Lake Geneva cruise. In the afternoon, cross the border into France to explore the enchanting Alpine town of Annecy, whose medieval Old Town is a sight to be seen. Throughout the day, enjoy informative commentary from a knowledgeable guide.
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In Brief

Geneva, Switzerland
9 hours
June to September
May to October: Tour Only
Saturday and Sunday
Comprehensive tour of the city
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: KeyTours S.A., Francois Bonivard, Geneva 1211 Switzerland

Meet your guide and board the coach

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lac d'Annecy, 2 Clos du Verger Les Teppes Vertes Chapeiry, 74000, Annecy France

Purest lake of Europe

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palais de l'Ile, 3 Passage de l'Ile, 74000, Annecy France

Admire the old palais de l'isle

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Chateau d'Annecy, Place du chateau, 74000, Annecy France

Enjoy a stop at the castle and admire the view from there to Annecy

Duration: 2 minutes

Pass By: Maison Tavel, rue du Puits-Saint-Pierre 6, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

See the Maison tavel

Pass By: Cathedrale de St-Pierre, place du Bourg-de-Four 24, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

Admire the cathedral

Pass By: Lake Geneva, Geneva Switzerland

Geneva Lake is one of the beautifuller

Stop At: Palais des Nations, 14, Avenue de la Paix, Geneva 1211 Switzerland

Photo stop at the broken chair in front of the UN

Duration: 2 minutes

Pass By: The Flower Clock, quai du General-Guisan 28 Jardin Anglais, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

Our symoblic flower clock

Stop At: Place Bourg du Four, Intersection of rue Verdaine rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

Visit the old town with mini train or walking in function of the season

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Jet d'Eau, quai Gustave-Ador Jetee des Eaux-Vives, Geneva 1207 Switzerland

Enjoy the view on the fontain


  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Geneva tramway ride
  • Lake Geneva cruise (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - KeyTours S.A.


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Chateau d'Annecy

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Geneva Bus Station, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Please note in winter the cruise option is not available
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Well organised and followed as described. We started in Annecy as the first part. The Geneva Tour was actually a separate tour which was done after our Annecy tour. Enough time was spent in Annecy. Always plan ahead with the weather :)
• Submitted 12 Nov 2019
The trip covered everything announced, with announcements in 3 languages (provided consecutively by one guide). Good value for your money.
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
Lovely breathtaking views of Annecy and the lake. Gabriel our guide was a charming host and very helpful! Loved meeting new people and making friends. The boat ride was a wonderful end to my first full day in Geneva!
• Submitted 04 Jul 2019
Excellent adventures around Geneva. The boat tour was fantastic, highly recommended. Mini Train ride around the old town was an added bonus.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
One of my favorite places. I loved walking around Annecy. And Geneva remains one of my favorite cities in Switzerland.
• Submitted 20 May 2018
Beautiful town on the lake, a great half day tour. Just do it!
• Submitted 02 Mar 2018
I really enjoyed this tour. Annecy is amazing. Definitely take the Cruise as well. We met some lovely people and our tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. I never felt rushed or like I didn't have enough time to see all I wanted to see. Thank you so much!
• Submitted 23 Oct 2017
I have been using Viator since 2012 and have never been disappointed. We had only 2 days in Geneva, therefore I took Geneva Annecy tour with Lake Geneva cruise. The rendezvous point was at a central location and easily accessible. The tour bus was very comfortable, punctual and the guide was superb, narrating the history of Geneva and commenting on the buildings on the way. Drive to Annecy is very picturesque. After 30 min of guided tour in Annecy we had about 2 hours on our own walking around the commercial area and traditional markets. The entire experience was fantastic. Back in Geneva we stopped at the United Nations. We saw the major landmarks of the Geneva city with brief description by the guide. The Lake Geneva cruise is a good experience, but you can do that on your own too. If you want to enjoy most in one day and in comfort, then this tour will meet your expectations.
• Submitted 08 Oct 2017
Our guide Herman and driver Shamira were both fantastic. They made the day very enjoyable. Thank you.
• Submitted 20 Sep 2017
The day went very smooth and was definitely worth doing if you have one day in Geneva. We had the same guide for the entire day which was quite comforting. Annecy was beautiful and well worth seeing. The bus tour and tramway tours were a great way to see the main points of the city with some welcome stops to take photos. The lake cruise with a free drink was a perfect compliment to the day. Good value for money!
• Submitted 30 Aug 2017
My friend and I had a limited time to see as much as we can while in Geneva. A day tour with Viator was the perfect solution. The sights around Geneva was not just beautiful but historical as well. The International Organizations buildings such as the United Nations,the Red Cross was only a couple of the many educational locations. The guide was so informative and professional in getting out the important aspects of the tour. We were well informed. The trip to Annecy is a taste of medieval times....ancient ruins in a lovely setting. And the the Lake Geneva Cruise is a refreshing end of a well planned day tour. Relaxing while enjoying a drink and experiencing the lake and the wonderful views around it! Geneva is a must when visiting Switzerland!! Will recommend Viator.
• Submitted 29 Jun 2017
I was on my own while my husband was attending a conference in Annecy. This tour was a very nice way for me to tour by myself. I really enjoyed all parts of the Geneva/Annecy tour. I did the Lake Geneva cruise too. I have only positive things to say. It was a very lovely day.
• Submitted 22 Mar 2017
This was a great tour. The tour guide was very friendly and informative!
• Submitted 25 Sep 2016
Very good tour. Gets you oriented and gives you ideas where to go next.
• Submitted 18 Sep 2016
Annecy was beautiful and we really enjoyed it. The Geneva bus tour was cancelled due to the Geneva Lake Festival closing off roads in the city. This didn't matter at all as it turned out, although perhaps the booking website could have anticipated this and prevented customers from booking in the first place.
• Submitted 15 Aug 2016
A really intersting trip and our guide Hector was so obliging and helpful.As we were doing both trips there was not enough time for a proper lunch but we had taken sandwiches so not a problem.
• Submitted 14 Aug 2016
Geneva city tour was excellent, our guide forgot his name was very through and concerned about all tourist, every stop he was so patient with all of us , if someone is late he will personally go and find them no attitude, each point of attraction are covered in Geneva City Tour. We were lucky to have same Tour guide for Annecy, Enjoyed our drive to Annecy and had same experience as Geneva City Tour, This 2 tours completes the History and culture of Geneva, would recommend to one and all.
• Submitted 24 Jul 2016
It was exciting but we were about to miss the bus to Annecy as no one told us that it was two different tours and after the boat tour you need to get to the meeting point yourself. (We could have missed the Annecy tour )
• Submitted 26 Jun 2016
Excellent day tour of Geneva's highlights. A great, inexpensive, non-demanding way to get the BIG PICTURE on a new city, especially after a 15 hour fight.
• Submitted 23 Jun 2016
It was excellent!
• Submitted 07 Oct 2015
The entire experience with Key Tours was excellent. The guides were knowledgeable, friendly, and made the experience wonderful. We toured the city and learned quite a bit about Geneva, took a boat ride and then went to Annecy which was the highlight of the afternoon. I would recommend this tour and service to anyone.
• Submitted 01 Oct 2015
Great commentary by the local guide on the Geneva tour especially by way of history, and Annecy is such a beautiful place a visit could never have gone wrong.
• Submitted 02 Sep 2015
Professional Guide, good English, very comfortable coach. Fulfilled my expectations.
• Submitted 06 Aug 2015
Neat tour, great guides
• Submitted 04 Aug 2015

In Brief

Geneva, Switzerland
9 hours
June to September
May to October: Tour Only
Saturday and Sunday
Comprehensive tour of the city
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors