Flags on the Quai Gustave Ador. Looking back into town with the St. Pierre Cathedral in the background.

According to Wikipedia:

To extend the south-side promenade of the Lake of Geneva from the Jardin Anglais, the Quai Gustave-Ador was constructed in 1856 with a length of around 1,800 m.

In 1936–37 the first rosebushes were planted and since then there are more than 13,000 rosebushes.

You will find the Jardin Anglais, the Jet d’eau, the Baby plage, the Port-Noir, the Parc La Grange and the Parc des Eaux Vives at this promenade. From here you can see the famous Pierres du Niton.

Today it is considered an important two lane main road connecting central Geneva with some south-eastern suburbs (Cologny, Vandoeuvres) and the French border, but it has still not lost its attraction for tourists and Genevans alike.

Geneve Plage (Geneva Beach). We went to a wedding reception there once.

Tropical Geneva. A very pleasant lakeside bar where we went with our daughter, her family and some of her friends before going to dinner at Le Relais de l’Entrecote in town. Lots of windsurfers. To the best of my knowledge this bar did not exist when we were living in Geneva. It’s not actually on the Quai Gustave Ador, but rather on the Quai de Cologny, a continuation of Gustave Adore, and just a very short walk from where we lived.

And, in case you’re wondering, Gustave Ador (23 December 1845 – 31 March 1928) was a Swiss politician who became President of the Swiss Confederation in 1919

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