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In the Heart of the Escalade

Guided tours


What really happened on the night of 11 December 1602? From historical facts to local traditions, this is a visit that will take you back in time. Be guided through the cobbled streets of the Old Town and discover the Escalade that cemented Geneva’s independence. With the help of your guide, you’ll relive this unique event as if you were there!

Additional information online booking

Geneva Tourism can provide personalised private guided tours according to the needs of the client. We offer a variety of themes as well as bus and minivan rental at preferential rates. - Duration: 2 hours (possibility to extend the tour for an additional fee). - Languages: on request. - Maximum of 20 people per guide.


2 hours

Meeting point

Place Neuve, Henri Dunant bust