Geneva is in the department of the Haute-Savoie which has a population of 631,679 covering an area of 4,388 km². Situated within the region of Rhone-Alpes, the region has a population of 5,645,407 covering an area of 43,698 km²
The capital of the Region is Lyon, Geneva has a local population of 192,385
There are 15 Car Hire locations near Geneva including; Annecy, Annecy Airport, Annemasse, Chamonix, Cluses, Cluses Railway Station, Evian, Evian Rail Station, Geneva, Geneva Airport France, Megeve, Morzine, Sallanches, Seynod, Thonon Les Bains,
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Situated just 2.5 miles north of the city centre with ample car parking available, the Lausanne-Chamonix to Lyon motorway passes along side the airport, this is the main route to either France or Switzerland, there are sliproads to access the motorway from Geneva Airport. There are 2 exits from Geneva Airport, one on the french side and one on the Swiss side. Cars should be picked up from the correct side of the airport! please pay attention when entering the airport from the arrivals side and on exiting the car rental pick-up point.
Geneva is situated in a stunning location, mid-point where the River Rhone flows out of Lake Geneva flanked by mountain ridges, one side by the Jura and on the other side by the snow capped peaks of the Alps.
Geneva was the "Protestant Rome" in the sixteenth century but today the city has become the business person’s city par excellence, unruffled, efficient and packed with hotels. The Old Town, sat high on its central hill is atmospheric and well worth a visit. At the centre of the city is the massive Cathedrale St-Pierre surrounded by a variety of excellent museums, including the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire.
Geneva is also a base to many international organizations including the United Nations European headquarters and the International Committee of the Red Cross which has an award-winning museum, well worth a visit.
If you’re on an unhurried visit, there’s plenty of opportunity to hire a car and get out into the beautiful countryside surrounding Geneva. Car hire gets you to many locations for Skiing in the Alps, you can rent a car directly at Geneva Airport and drive to your ski resort or we have a list of ski locations, please see the top menu