Two rivers are running through Geneva and it is at its confluence that there is one of the most animated neighbourhood of the city : Lancy. Between the Arve and the Rhône, this district with the shape of a spine, offers you an unique ambiance and setting.
The neighbourhood of Lancy is located by Plainpalais, to the south-west of the old town of Geneva. Its name is inspired by its location : at the junction of the two rivers, the Rhône and the Arve. That old market garden zone was once dedicated to industrial activities before it became a trendy neighbourhood.
Lancy will seduce you first with its animation. Many restaurants wait you in the heart of the neighbourhood and will awake your taste buds. The bars, coffee shops and its terraces animate the district as well as many shops. You may also offer yourself an evening at one of the theaters or cinemas in the area. Contemporary art and alternative culture found themselves an expression place in Lancy, to the point that we sometime call it the Soho of Geneva. Student are also accustomed to this neighbourhood: many academic institutions take place on the bank of the river Arve.
If the Lancy distinguishes itself with its liveliness, this neighbourhood offers a unique natural environment. The Rhône gives the possibility to indulge into water activities such as: canoeing, kayaking, rafting… As soon as the sun rises, swimmers are always on time. By crossing on the other side of the Arve, you may take a breath of fresh air on the hill of the “Bois de la Bâtie”, which overhangs Geneva, and to enjoy a visit to its zoo.
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