Chateau de Penthes, Pregny-Chambesy

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#13 of 28 in Museums in Geneva
Learn more about Switzerland and the Swiss in the traditional setting of Chateau de Penthes, a quaint museum and château with a restaurant. Explore the museum dedicated to the history of Switzerland, including emigration and the country's impact on the world. Then, if you've worked up an appetite, head to the adjoining restaurant and consider trying the shepherd's pie or the truffles. Don't leave without admiring the grounds, a collection of sweeping green lawns, old trees, and views of the river and lake. Our Geneva online route maker makes visiting Chateau de Penthes and other Geneva attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Located in the beautiful area of Penthes which belonged (among others) to Joséphine de Beauharnais, wife divorced the Emperor Napoleon I, this historic site will delight you with its calm and its magnificent view over the Lake and the Alps.
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  • The waiters are surly, even rude, the prices are ridiculous and the food shamefully bad. Little more to say. 52 francs for a business lunch, 20 francs for a "veggie burger", which consisted of some ov...  more »
  • Walk in the garden. There is also a lovely small castle that you can visit.
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  • Such a great spot! Nice gardens and you walk to the Jardin Botanic. Food is very good!
  • Nice athmosphere,very good choice of food,on representing part of a town
  • An overall good place, especially for meetings and gatherings.
  • Excellent view, short holly walk to get there but parking on site
  • Excelent. Service and food are top

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