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Cycling, walking and other modes of transport

Geneva is a small city with short distances. Many people get around on foot or by bike :

There are several ways to hire bikes :

Park your bike in secure places close to Cornavin train station : Vélostation

Bike repair or self-repair workshop : Pavillon Cayla (in french only)

When you buy a bike, scooter or any other mode of transport, we recommend you take out a civil liability insurance policy so that you are covered in the event of damage to third parties.

Fast electric vehicles (over 25km/h), require a driving license, an annual sticker, a number plate, and need a specific civil liability insurance (in French only). You will find useful information on this website :

We recommend you buy a good lock, as bicycle theft is common in Geneva. Here are a few tips (in french only) to prevent your bike from being stolen.