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Things to do in Lancy

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Amazing contemporary building next to the old classic museum. Nice ethnographic collection.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Museum
“If you are still looking for something to do with visitors, and you haven’t already been here, then make sure to put this on your to-do list. It is really amazing to see the intricate work and mechanics that goes into such precision instuments. Note: A favorite are the automaton bird clocks.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Art Museum
“If you like modern art, this is a great gallery with a great space. If you end up here on a 1st Sunday of a month, all galleries in Geneva are FREE”
  • 37 locals recommend
Route
“This street is lined both sides with bars, mostly frequented by the student crowd so its nice and lively. Also local Genevois go here more often than other parts of town. My favourite bars are Cafe du Lys and La Ferblanterie (delicious quiche and inexpensive beer).”
  • 33 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“ There is everything that you need there, but it is also a nice place to go for a movie, to play bowling or even arcade games !”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place to have a drink especially on Friday and Saturday night. Expect it to be crowded”
  • 15 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Head down here to see the meeting of the two rivers, Le Rhone and L'Arve. Its also a nice spot to have a few drinks, picnic and sit by the river on a nice day. The area around, Jonction, is well worth exploring on foot”
  • 17 locals recommend
Sports
“Nice place for ice-skating (with skaters rent) or having a swim in the olympic swimming pool. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“All the bars in this student street are very nice and lively, but my preference goes to Cafe du Lys these days because of their nice caipirinhas ;)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 6 locals recommend
Forest
“Cool park on top of a hill near the city center with a small free zoo in it that I really enjoy going to. There are some hiking paths around it, great for people who like going into nature.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Plus de choix et meilleure qualité. Plus cher que Denner et pas possible d'acheter de l'alcool.”
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
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“Favourite cafe for coffee in Geneva (as a Melbournian this is important). Worth a bit of a walk to if you want to explore the art galleries in this are”
  • 10 locals recommend
Zoo
“Another nice area surrounded by a lot of birds and other animals. We like it very much to enjoy the beauty of peacocks, they walk in total liberty. More than 12 to see.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Dim Sum Restaurant
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“Excellent dim sums and teas. Beutiful decoration as well. Make sure to book as the place is tiny!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“Hosting great hockey and a large screen for football World Cup matches, great to visit anytime of the year.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Great place to have a drink especially on Friday and Saturday night. Expect it to be crowded”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“All the bars in this student street are very nice and lively, but my preference goes to Cafe du Lys these days because of their nice caipirinhas ;)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Plus de choix et meilleure qualité. Plus cher que Denner et pas possible d'acheter de l'alcool.”
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
“Favourite cafe for coffee in Geneva (as a Melbournian this is important). Worth a bit of a walk to if you want to explore the art galleries in this are”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Rustic style cuisine, great for meat lovers. The place is also a bar and they have a good selection of beers.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“C'est vegan, gluten and lactose-free! There is fresh juice and fresh almond milk. Food is delicious! There is a very good brunch on saturday. People are coming there on the morning and until 2-3 o'clock but after, this is very calm. ”
  • 7 locals recommend

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