Geneva: Shopping Holiday
The Peace Capital
If you love your retail therapy, a shopping holiday in Geneva is perfect. Geneva has hundreds of shops, boutiques, department stores, market stalls, and shopping malls full of high quality clothes, watches, chocolates, crafts, and souvenirs. But be warned, Geneva can be an expensive place for a shopping holiday so if you are looking for a bargain or something unusual, head towards the Carouge area of Geneva for great crafts, trinkets, and market stalls. Rue du Rhône is the place to be if you like your luxury brands or expensive specialised boutiques. Geneva is paradise if you are a watch lover with brands from Rolex to Swatch. Department stores, shopping malls, and familiar high street names are great for those on a lower budget. Metro Shopping Cornavin is located close to the train station and Manor department store provides six floors and panoramic views of the city. Shops in Geneva are open six days a week from 9am to 7pm, and are closed on Sundays. Shops accept most debit and credit cards and also cash in Swiss Francs and Euros, though change from Euros will be give in Swiss Francs. Geneva is an excellent place for a shopping holiday in Europe.