Are you moving to Geneva or just planning to move within the area and want to know more about Geneva’s neighborhoods? This is another installment in our series profiling each of Geneva’s neighborhoods. We’ve polled our members who live in the various Geneva neighborhoods and asked them all about their neighborhood.

We posted our first neighborhood profile of Chêne-Bougeries several months ago; click here to read. Here’s a second perspective on a neighborhood many AIWC residents call home.

Name: Chêne-Bougeries

Neighborhood Website:

Location: It is located off the street from Gradelle

Favorite Thing about Chêne-Bougeries: Very quiet and safe

Least Favorite Thing about Chêne-Bougeries: None – it’s perfect

Why Did You Choose Chêne-Bougeries? Because of its location in a residential neighbourhood

How Easy is Trash and Recycling to Deal With? Very easy

Additional Notes about Trash and Recycling:  The recycling bins with the bottles is located approximately seven (7) minutes from my apartment

How Convenient is Public Transit? Very convenient

Do You Need a Car in Chêne-Bougeries: No

Other Notes about Transportation:  The bus is very convenient, you can survive without a car. Of course, if you are partying you would need to hire a taxi afterwards.

What Kind of People is Chêne-Bougeries Best Suited For? Family with kids that they can play in the park, retired couples for the peaceful atmosphere.

What Amenities does Chêne-Bougeries Have? Park, recreational center, school

What is the Nearest Hospital or Urgent Care Facility? Cantonale (HUG) is the nearest.

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