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.
Neighborhood Website: http://www.ville-geneve.ch
Location: Champel is located in central Geneva on the left bank. I live in a street off the main #3 bus route and enjoy fabulous views of the Jura
Favorite Thing about Champel: That I can walk all over Geneva and Carouge without needing a car or public transport.
Least Favorite Thing about Champel: The pollution of the city.
Why Did You Choose Champel? I had lived in this neighbourhood three times before and felt it offered the best that Geneva can offer to someone of my taste. – easy access to everything, not too popular, adequate food shops, nice park.
How Easy is Trash and Recycling to Deal With? Somewhat easy
Additional Notes about Trash and Recycling: I have to walk to get rid of glass and PET
How Convenient is Public Transit? Very convenient
Do You Need a Car in Champel: Not at all
Other Notes about Transportation: Street parking very difficult
What Kind of People is Champel Best Suited For? Retirees, working professionals
What Amenities does Champel Have? Park, community programs, good school
What is the Nearest Hospital or Urgent Care Facility? The HUG complex is five minutes away on foot or by bus.
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