Books and Tourist Guides about Geneva
City Guide Geneva
Good quality guide book about Geneva, named City Guide Geneva, by Photoglob AG, can be bought in St. Peter's Cathedral, at the reception desk, during it's opening hours. Book comes in several languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Russian. Price: CHF 15.
Main bookstores also offer this book.
Free city guides and booklets
Free guide books about Geneva and various specialized leaflets, as well as brochures with the actual events and happenings can be obtained at the Geneva Tourism Office, at Rue du Mont-Blanc 18, in tourist information center next to Cite du Temps or at the Airport Tourist Office.
Electronic City Map
This is a beautifully made city map in the pdf format, freely downloadable from official Geneva's tourism website.
Languages: English, German, French, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Brasilian, Hindi.
Books situated in Geneva:
11 Minutes - Paolo Coelho
Geneva’s Pâquis is where best selling author Paolo Coelho’s 11 Minutes takes place, depicting the story and struggle of young Brazilian Maria becoming a prostitute after her dreams of richness and modelling get shattered to pieces.