Parc des Bastions
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Promenade des Bastion is about 10min walk and has a playground, chess boards, restaurant, etc. If you’re here over December-January definitely head to Bastion for the amazing Christmas market and ice skating rink!
My other favourite park in Geneva; very kid friendly with a kids play area and sand pit. A small buvette selling drinks and snacks as well as a Victorian style pavillion cafe/restaurant. Also home to giant size chess and checkers, as well as the statues of the reformers. Right next to the old town…
Beautiful park in the city center, University Bastions, and the "Reformation Wall"
Lined by the oldest building of the University and by the mur des réformateurs, this parc is one of the best in town.
Einstök dægrastytting í nágrenninu
Gististaðir í nágrenninu
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