Jet d'eau Fountain Tour, Switzerland

About Jet d'Eau, Switzerland: Jet d’Eau Switzerland is a jet fountain in Switzerland and is one of the city’s most famous landmarks which has also considered to be the official logo for Geneva’s hosting of 2008 UEFA Championships. The nozzle of the fountain throws the water at the speed of 200 Kilometers per hour and it can be reached via a stone jetty from left bank of the lake. The utter surprise is that one can get drenched after a slight change in direction of wind by it’s water.it has an aesthetic value which got recognized during Federal Gymnastics Festival and at 600th Anniversary of Swiss Confederation. The fountain celebrated it’s 125th Anniversary on 25 August 2016 and it has a partially submerged pumping station which pumps lake water instead of city water.

How can Reach : Jet d'Eau fountain is located in Geneva city on Lake Geneva of the Switzerland country. It is well connected with Zurich, Bern, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

"Geneve-Cornavin" is the nearest railway station which is just 1.7 KM far from "Jet d'Eau". Tourists can get here train to Zurich and Basel cities.

"Geneva Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 6.8 KM distance from "Jet d'Eau". Tourists can get here flights to Domestic and International cities.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets): FREE

Visit Timings (Open Hours):Jet d'Eau

1 Jan to 6 March 2019

10.00 am to 4.00 pm : Monday to Sunday

7 March to 28 April 2019:-

10.00 am to Sunset : Monday to Thursday

10.00 am to 10.30 pm : Friday to Sunday

29 April to 8 Sept 2019:-

9.00 am to 11.15 pm : Monday to Sunday

9 Sept to 27 Oct 2019

10.00 am to Sunset : Monday to Thursday

10.00 am to 10.30 pm : Friday to Sunday

28 Oct to 13 Nov 2019

Shutdown of the Jet d'Eau Fountain for maintenance work

14 Nov 2018 to 31 December 2019

10.00 am to 4.00 pm : Monday to Sunday

Tourists Information Centre Address: Rue du Mont-Blanc 18, 1201 Geneve, Switzerland

Locations: Geneva, Switzerland

Fountain maximum altitude: 140 Metres

Fountain Used Pumps 2: 500 KW

Fountain Water speed: 200 KM PH

Fountain Established Year: 1886

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Nearest Tourist Attractions: L'horloge fleurie, Jet d'Eau, Cathedrale St-Pierre, Old Town, Palais des Nations, Quartier des Grottes, Monument Brunswick, Ile Rousseau, L'Ile, Jardin anglais, Place Neuve, Eaux-Vives, Carouge, International Museum of the Reformation, Museum of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Musee ARIANA, Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle, Musée d'Histoire Naturelle

Nearest Things to Do: Telepherique du Saleve, Boating and Fishing on La Rade Lake, Summing

Website: https://www.ville-geneve.ch

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -1.3 -1.0 1.6 4.8 9.1 12.3 14.4 14.4 10.8 7.4 2.4 0.1
Average High (℃) 4.5 6.3 11.2 14.9 19.7 23.5 26.5 25.8 20.9 15.4 8.8 5.3

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Float Inn - Boat B&B Hotel (+41 78 797 51 97), Hotel Churchill (+41 22 591 88 88), Residence Hoteliere St-James (+41 22 849 91 00), Hotel Metropole Genève (+41 22 318 32 00), Bel’Esperance Hotel (+41 22 818 37 37), Hotel Les Armures (+41 22 818 71 72), Mandarin Oriental, Geneva Hotel (+41 22 909 00 00), Fraser Suites Geneva (+41 22 525 98 88), Hotel Longemalle (+41 22 818 62 62), Hotel de la Cigogne (+41 22 818 40 40), Hotel d'Alleves (+41 22 732 15 30), Hotel Moderne (+41 22 732 81 00), Hotel ibis Styles Geneve Gare (+41 22 906 47 00), Le Richemond Hotel (+41 22 715 70 00), Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva (+41 22 908 90 81), Hotel d'Angleterre Geneva (+41 22 906 55 55), Warwick Geneva Hotel (+41 22 716 80 00)

Affordable Hotels: Hotel des Tourelles (+41 22 732 44 23), Hotel de Geneve (+41 22 908 54 00), Hotel Central (+41 22 818 81 00), Petershofli – Home St. Pierre (+41 22 310 37 07), Hotel Residence Cite-Verdaine (+41 22 312 01 20), Hotel D'Allèves (+41 22 732 15 30), Rhodania Hotel (+41 22 731 47 20), Hotel Lido (+41 22 731 55 30), Hotel Astoria Geneve (+41 22 544 52 52), Hotel Balzac Madras-Curry SA (+41 22 731 01 60)

Distances from Jet d'Eau:

Geneva City: 2.2 KM

Lausanne City: 63.9 KM

Basel City: 254.9 KM

Zurich City: 277.4 KM

Bern City: 158.1 KM

Winterthur City: 298.3 KM

Lucerne City: 265.4 KM

St. Gallen City: 360.7 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "Geneva Airport" is a Domestic and International airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 6.8 KM distance from Jet d'Eau. Tourists can get here Domestic and International flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Geneva Airport" (6.8 KM) to Geneva tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Geneva Airport" (6.8 KM) to Geneva tour.

Nearest Train Station: Geneve-Cornavin (1.7 KM). Tourists can get here train to to Zurich and Basel cities.