CHRISTOPHE PRUDENTINO, CHEF CONCIERGE, CLEFS D’OR, LE RICHEMOND, RECOMMENDS:
JOGGING AROUND THE LAKE
An early wake-up for a morning jog around Lake Geneva. Various routes are available depending on your level and motivation.
SHOPPING RUE DU RHÔNE
Shopping fanatics can wander down the Rue du Rhône, only at an easy 5 minute walk from Le Richemond – where stores windows are packed with luxury goods to satisfy all desires! Here you will find the most prestigious labels to tantalize your taste for luxury, from watches, fashion and jewellery to the maîtres chocolatiers. Stroll along and discover the iconic names that have forged Geneva’s reputation forexquisite and timeless pieces of luxury.
BAINS DES PÂQUIS
A true Genevan institution since 1872! In the middle of the bay and a quick walk from Le Richemond, the Bains des Pâquis attracts “le tout Genève” all year round. In summer you can enjoy the sun all day long by the water while sampling the delicious menu from the bar, while in winter you can relax in the sauna and admire the stunning view. Fondue lovers can enjoy their favourite dish as they are enthralled by the convivial atmosphere and the twinkling of the Geneva lights over the water.
VISIT TO THE FAVARGER CHOCOLATE FACTORY
An unmissable experience! Visit the Favarger factory of this famous and legendary Geneva chocolatier; an artisan that has been dedicated to creating exceptional Swiss chocolate fornearly 200 years. You will discover and follow every step of how chocolate is manufactured, from the roasting of the cocoa beans to the final products you see in the shops. Your experience is further enhanced as every visitor will leave the chocolaterie Favarger with a delicious sweet souvenir to enjoy at home or on the way!
SEGWAY CITY TOUR
Want to combine the pleasure of driving as you discover Geneva? Take a ride on a Segway tour. Your guide will teach you how to use the Segway and you can then set off to explore the Old Town (St. Pierre Cathedral, parks on the right bank and the district of international organisations).
EVENING MEAL AT LE JARDIN RESTAURANT
Philippe Bourrel, Executive Chef at Le Richemond, presents a light and fresh cuisine at Le Jardin, served up with style and the best local products including fish from Lake, honey from the hotel’s own beehives in the Geneva countryside and regional truffles.