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Best Swiss Watch Shops Tour in Geneva (Self Guided), Geneva

Swiss watches are known as the best, when it comes to quality and precision. Some world-famous brands, such as Patek Phillipe, Swatch, Omega and Piaget were designed and masterminded in Geneva. The watch industry in Geneva dates back to the 16th century, and since then, it has developed rapidly and now makes the most desired watches. Take this tour to choose your watch from the best watch shops in Geneva.
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Best Swiss Watch Shops Tour in Geneva Map

Guide Name: Best Swiss Watch Shops Tour in Geneva
Guide Location: Switzerland » Geneva (See other walking tours in Geneva)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
Author: john
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bucherer
  • Patek Philippe
  • Gubelin
  • La Maison de L'Horlogerie
  • Espace Temps
  • Zbinden Olivier
  • Swatch

1) Bucherer

The Bucherer is a successful family-run business since 1888. It gained popularity by directly addressing clients' needs and by providing professional advice. Bucherer watches are known for standing out with a well-built quality and superb design. Check out the Patrvi, Manero and Alacria collections.

Hours: Monday – Friday: 10 am – 7 pm; Saturday 10 am – 6 pm.
Patek Philippe

2) Patek Philippe (must see)

Who would have known that two Polish immigrants would dictate the watch making industry for years to come, by setting up a small watch shop in Geneva in 1839? The Patek Philippe watches feature an exquisite design that is a perfect balance between classicism and modernity. The shop is always ready to assist you in finding the right time-keeping instrument.
Hours : Monday to Friday : 10:00 - 18:30; Saturday : 10:00 - 18:00

3) Gubelin

The Gubelin presents the watch as an expression of personal lifestyle, and that can vary from classic steel quartz to mechanical movements. This watch-making company has proven through the years that it can please even the most spoiled customer, by offering some unique pieces. At this shop you can also purchase different jewelery items signed by Gubelin.

Hours: Monday–Friday: 9:45 a.m. - 6.45 p.m.; Saturday 9:45 a.m. - 6 p.m.
La Maison de L'Horlogerie

4) La Maison de L'Horlogerie

La Maison de L'Horlogerie, or the House of Watches, is a shop which specializes in Swiss watches and other trademarked items, and it's located in the center of the city. Since they were established, some 40 years ago, they have continually gained new market shares and have grown to be a strong and well-reputed player in the local and international watch market. You can have confidence when you shop here, as the shop’s friendly staff will assist you with your choice.
Espace Temps

5) Espace Temps

The Espace Temps is yet another specialized shop with Swiss watches, and it's also one the first official retailers of the Longines trademark. If you are looking to buy a watch to suit your style or new look, this is the place to go. The shop’s policy is that each customer has individual needs, and it’s their pleasure to meet them.

Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:30 am – 7 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 6:00 pm
Zbinden Olivier

6) Zbinden Olivier

At the Zbinden Olivier, all the watches are designed and produced with great expertise, in order to match the specific needs and requirements of its valued customers. The company is firmly set on further developing the position they have earned and they are committed to assisting you. The shop is the official dealer for more than twenty different Geneva trademarks, with a huge collection of Omega watches at the center.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 6:30 pm; Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

7) Swatch

The Swatch is undeniably one of the most recognized watch brands in the world. The company was born in the 1970s, and since then has been amazing people with top quality and innovative designs and highly affordable prices. Their watches are for all occasions and will compliment your everyday life. Amongst the most popular models are Metal Swatch, Swatch Skin Chrono, Swatch Snowpass and Swatch Beat.

Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Walking Tours in Geneva, Switzerland

Create Your Own Walk in Geneva

Create Your Own Walk in Geneva

Creating your own self-guided walk in Geneva is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Tempting Chocolate Shops Tour in Geneva

Tempting Chocolate Shops Tour in Geneva

Chocolate started to gain popularity in Switzerland at the beginning of the 16th century, and over the centuries it has developed and became a highly appreciated Swiss commodity all around the world. Almost every city or town in Switzerland has at least one chocolate shop, so Geneva is no exception. Take this tour to taste some of the finest Swiss chocolate in Geneva.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles
Geneva Introduction Walk

Geneva Introduction Walk

Geneva is a beautiful city that is worth visiting at any time of the year, as its beauty remains the same throughout the seasons. Mostly known as the city of watches and jewelery making, it has many more attractions to be discovered once you get there. The top landmarks of Geneva include the famous Jet D’eau and the Flower Clock. Take this tour to explore the top landmarks of the city of Geneva.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
Famous Religious Sites in Geneva

Famous Religious Sites in Geneva

Geneva’s spiritual life boasts a great number of religious sites that are of historic and cultural value to the city. The city is also the place where the reformist movement started to grow, having theologian Jean Calvin as its leader. Take this tour, whether you are a keen church goer or simply interested in places of spirituality, and visit the most important religious sites of Geneva.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Top Architectural Sights

Top Architectural Sights

Geneva has always been very much appreciated by tourists, as it provides a variety of attractions. Everyone, who comes to Geneva is fascinated by its medieval look and the marvelous buildings, which are a mix of French and German influences. Take this walking tour if you are interested in learning more about some of the top architectural wonders of Geneva.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Nightlife Walking Tour in Geneva

Nightlife Walking Tour in Geneva

The night life scene of Geneva offers a variety of venues for a nice evening out, and a unique and spectacular experience. The majority of the bars and pubs are located in the downtown area and are available from the late evening into the early hours of the morning. Take this tour if you are looking for a memorable night out, and a place to relax and enjoy yourself in the city of Geneva

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Geneva Art Museums Walk

Geneva Art Museums Walk

Geneva is the home of many interesting and impressive art museums. Some of them are unique in the world. A great part of the valuable collections was donated by passionate Genevian collectors, who have managed to obtain the rarest examples of both antique and contemporary art. Large exhibitions of Fine Arts and Oriental Art are most impressive. Take the following tour to discover the most popular...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 Km or 1.4 Miles