Parc des Bastions
Situated next to the Place de Neuve, the Parc des Bastions is a bubble of nature in the city centre. Along its promenade lined with trees, this park is home to some of the finest monuments in the city. It also has several life-size chess sets.
Located below the Old Town, the Parc des Bastions is a large green area in the city centre. The park is the site of Geneva’s first botanical garden.
You can admire the famous Reformation Wall, which represents the personalities of the Reformation, the Palais Eynard, which houses the executive authorities of the city, or the University and Library of Geneva. T
he bandstand hosts a restaurant, next to which the giant free chess sets are a delight for passersby.
There is also a playground and a free skating rink in winter.