Situated on the French-Swiss border in southwest Switzerland, Geneva is the ideal destination for a city break taking in its historic architecture and vibrant culture with picturesque Alpine views. Figari offers the perfect calming foil to Geneva's vibrancy. Nestled in the south of the French island Corsica in the Mediterranean, this pretty village boasts quiet, secluded beaches and sprawling vineyards. The flight between Geneva and Figari takes just 1 hour 20 minutes.
What Luxurious Experiences are Available in Geneva?
Geneva offers a range of luxurious cultural and shopping experiences against a backdrop of stunning Alpine countryside. The city has a rich history, and travelers can take in Roman points of interest alongside impressive architecture. Saint Peter's Cathedral is a must-see attraction, boasting incredible panoramic views from its top tower and a rare 4th-century floor mosaic. Visitors can enjoy a live concert surrounded by its sublime Gothic interior during the summer. The Patek Phillipe Museum is also not to be missed, where visitors can learn about Geneva's fine watchmaking heritage and see some of the most iconic timepieces ever produced by its craftsmen.
One of Geneva's distinguishing features is its lake, and a sailing trip is a perfect way to unwind after taking in the main sightseeing destinations. Travelers seeking rest and relaxation can embark on the short boat journey across the lake to the La Réserve Genève Hotel and Spa, where you can enjoy a relaxing treatment in opulent surroundings and dine in the terraced restaurant overlooking the water.
What Luxurious Experiences are Available in Figari?
The coastline surrounding Figari in southern Corsica is surrounded by imposing cliffs and quaint villages, and exploring it by boat allows you to explore it to the full. Chartering a private yacht gives you unique access to sandy coves and secluded bays inaccessible by land. For wine connoisseurs, a visit to one of the numerous family-owned vineyards to sample the excellent wine is the ideal way to relax and find some new favorites.
A couple of hours from Figari is the city of Ajaccio, Corsica's capital and the birthplace of Napoléon. It boasts a wide range of excellent restaurants serving local delicacies and sophisticated shopping areas. The Cours Napoléon is the ideal setting for an evening meal and offers beautiful coastal views. The city is also home to Maison Bonaparte, Napoléon's childhood home, where visitors can explore the rooms where he grew up and see a range of fascinating artifacts in the museum.
Where to Stay in Geneva?
Geneva is famed for its hospitality, and there is a wide array of hotels and luxury apartments in beautiful lakeside locations. If you value elegance and classic service, you can't go wrong with the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, Geneva's first hotel. Overlooking the calm waters of Lake Geneva, the hotel boasts spacious, luxury suites and a secluded rooftop spa. If you prefer accommodation closer to the heart of the action, the exquisite Hôtel de la Cigogne offers opulent and calming rooms and suites just a stone's throw from the old town area.
The airy two and three-bedroom suites at the Swiss Luxury Apartments complex combine homeliness with elegance and sophistication if you prefer private accommodation. Each apartment contains every modern convenience, and the complex offers services similar to a premium hotel for your comfort.
Where to Stay in Figari?
Southern Corsica offers a wide range of outstanding hotels, and many boast seafront locations so that you can walk straight from your room and onto the beach. One of the finest is the Grand Hotel Cala Rossa, just a short distance from Figari. Guests can enjoy unparalleled views of one of the region's most picturesque bays in a fairytale setting with quaint straw huts and romantic, individually-styled rooms and suites. The hotel's restaurant offers local delicacies, and many of the ingredients are grown on-site in the hotel's vegetable garden.
Further afield, the Hotel Demeure Les Mouettes is just a stone's throw from Ajaccio and is the perfect bolthole if you prefer to stay near the bustling capital. It offers the unique opportunity to stay in an authentic 19th-century Corsican villa, but the modern rooms and suites offer every home comfort.
Why Choose LunaJets?
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