Could not stay in Geneva without greeting his famous water jet! 140 meters high, located in the heart of the harbor, it is the emblem of the city.
Places to watch the “Jet d'eau”
To watch the Jet d'eau, several options are available. Many “Genevois” believe that the best view is enjoyed from “Bains des Paquis”, on the right bank. They are located on the right bank, along the promenade that connects the Eden Hotel to downtown. That said, the English Garden and the St. Peter's Cathedral, are other great places to see the water jet spewing its 500 liters of water per second. Impressed, visitors who are not afraid to get wet when they are along the Eaux-Vives’s pier, which from quay Gustave Ador joined the base of the Jet d'eau.
When to see the “Jet d’eau”
Be careful, the Geneva Water Jet is not in service throughout the year. You are sure to be able to admire between May and October, or during large events, and from 9am to 11.15pm. Sometimes when winds are too strong, the water jet must be stopped to ensure the safety of ships and walkers. The night view is particularly beautiful, the water jet enjoying a magical lighting.