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Once its own independent town, this neighborhood still serves as a refuge from the bustle of city life and is often fondly referred to as the "Greenwich Village of Geneva."
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Carouge, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Cute Area,some streets are nicer than the ones in Central Geneva.The only downside was that we decided to walk to a shopping mall and ended up in an unappealing Industrial Area.

Thank Adelinar
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The whole are is interesting architecturally with lovely buildings and quaint streets. Its a pleasure to walk around, visiting churches, buildings and off-the-beaten-track places before stopping at a nice little cafe for coffee or a brasserie for a beer of glass of wine. The pleasant...More

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We took a tram out on a Monday afternoon to explore carouge having seen it on our tourist map. You really don't feel like you're in a city here, its more like a rural village. We found it pleasant and traditional. Unfortunately most of the...More

Thank TheExploringShoes
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Any tourist has to cross the Arve River (by car, tram or bus) and visit this great suburb of Geneva. It dates back to when the Italian influence was strong in Geneva and even during the Reformation people came here to "celebrate" -- all of...More

Thank Gerald U
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The Carouge neighborhood was so charming! Architecture is unique, clean and well kept. Has another, maybe more provincial vibe, but still very charming and inviting. The market has produce from the local farmers and a wonderful cheese/ham stand. And the little bars and restaurants around...More

Thank GonzalezAdriana9
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This is the hippest quarter in Geneva and Geneva is not a big place. Commercial contemporary art, really upscale shops, patisseries, boulangeries, cafes. Busy at all times of day. Always something going on - lots of festivals on the weekend at the Place Sardaigne -...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

A lovely little place (seems to be dying with shop fronts closed out of business) but worth it for a few hours with still a lot of interesting boutiques (over priced though) and some choice restaurants. Not much to do except wonder around and then...More

1  Thank EscapeInTime_Geneva
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I went on a Saturday afternoon,,, Not as may restaurant as I had imagined,,, I was there at around 5:30 pm so most shops were closed.. The place was strangely daunting... There was a food festival there, and the food was expensive and not that...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Took the bus from old Geneva to Carouge on Sunday. Only a few cafés open in the main square near church. Went inside Wolfisberg café around 4:30, we sat down and were handed menus. We decided what to order, then waitress came back and told...More

1  Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Went for lunch and shopping ,,, different flavor than Geneva;;; not sure I would go back... shops were just ok . My daughter did end up buying a second hand couture coat there so trip was worth it

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