If your attention would not have been drawn to it, you would probably not have heard of the little city of Carouge. It is a secret tip! You will discover a very charming place as a big contrast to Geneva, although it lies only 15 minutes away from the center Carouge is one of Geneva’s best-kept secrets and, if your attention hadn’t been drawn to it, you would probably never have heard of it. On this walking tour, you’ll discover just how charming this little municipality is and how, despite being only 15 minutes away from the city centre, it contrasts with the rest of Geneva. I’ll share its unique and colourful history with you as you wind your way through its atmospheric streets.
On this tour, you’ll hear several surprising stories from 2,300 years ago up to today, including:
• Why Carouge is called “Little Italy”
• How it became so picturesque
• The city’s origins and the role the Celts and Romans played
• What led the famous French philosopher, Voltaire, to stage his first play here in a wooden shed
Come with me to hear the stories that have made Carouge the Little Italy of Geneva!
of Geneva. It has a totally different and incredibly rich history. So, on this tour, you will learn many surprising stories from 2300 years ago up to today. Why is it called “Little Italy”? Why is it so attractive today? Who founded the city, why did he so? What about the Celts, the Roman? Come with me to hear all the beautiful stories, which made Carouge the Little Italy of Geneva.