The Peace Capital
Backpacking in Geneva can be expensive in comparison to other cities but there is affordable accommodation and a number of low budget activities if you do your research well. The area near the Gare Cornivan has economical accommodation and hostels can also be found in the Paquis area. Hiring a bike in Geneva is very cheap and a great way to see the city on a backpacking budget. Geneva’s location is ideal if you are doing a backpacking trip in Europe with there is easy access to the airport, and a number of rails routes coming in out of the country from other main cities. Many of the museums and attractions are free of charge or cheaper in the low season.