The Biennial of Art and Urban Nature (02) - Beyond Water offers a mainly outdoor experience, allowing you to visit at any time, 24 hours a day. However, daytime visits are recommended to fully appreciate the installations!

Some specific locations have particular time slots, so it's advisable to check the times specific to each location before planning your visit. Access to the entire biennial is free, with the exception of admission to the Bains des Pâquis (2.-) and tickets for the Mouettes genevoises (2.-). For further details and practical information, please refer to the information above or write to us!

Enhance your exploration of the Biennale

Mediation and guided tours

Find out more about the mediation program and guided tours on this page:

Art and nature workshops for young and old alike

Don't miss the workshops, led by both Biennale artists and environmental associations. Immerse yourself in hands-on, educational experiences, where art meets a commitment to nature, allowing you to explore the lake's biodiversity and grasp new perspectives. See the program for more information:

Visitor's guide

A must-have to enhance your experience: pick up your guidebook at the Biennale Info Point, located at the Bains des Pâquis. Explore the fascinating details of the Biennale that are sure to pique your curiosity. Find the Info Point on the map :

Practical information on the venues

Bains des Pâquis

● Open every day 7am-11pm

▶ Quai du Mont-Blanc 30 - 1201 Geneva

Nearest bus stop: Navigation (Bus 1, 25) or Mont Blanc (6, 8, 9, 25, 274, G+, E+)

Mouette Genevoises landing stage: Pâquis (Lines M1, M2, M3)

Price: 2.- admission

Association pour la Sauvegarde du Léman - ASL

● Wednesday and Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

● Friday from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

● Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

→ Outside the times shown, tours can be arranged on request.

Rue des Cordiers 2 - 1207 Geneva

Nearest bus stop: Place des Eaux-Vives (Bus 2, 6, 9, 10, 25, 33, A, E, G, 271) or Rue du Lac (2, 6, E, G)

Mouette Genevoises landing stage: Eaux Vives (Line M2)

Mouettes Genevoises

● View timetables (summer)
▶ Molard landing stage (opposite Le Lacustre restaurant)

▶ Eaux-Vives landing stage (in line with rue des Pierres-du-Niton)

▶ Pâquis landing stage (opposite the Fairmont hotel)

▶ P+R Genève-Plage landing stage (next to the Port-Noir monument)

▶ De-Chateaubriand landing stage (near La Perle du Lac restaurant)

1 crossing ticket: Adult CHF 2 - Reduced CHF 1.80
1 hour ticket: Adult CHF 3 CHF - Reduced CHF 2

Pointe à la Bise Nature Reserve

● Open Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from 10am to 6pm.

▶ Chemin de la Réserve 8 1245 - Collonge-Bellerive

Nearest bus stop: "La Bise" (Bus E) or "Pointe à la Bise" (Bus 39).

Parking nearby

The Nature Center is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility, and the nature reserve's woodchip path is passable.

Coming from abroad?

Travel Time by train

Paris-Geneva 3h30 ● Berlin-Geneva 10h ● Vienna-Geneva 4h ● Roma-Geneva 11h ● Bruxelles-Geneva 6h

Hotel and restaurant recommendations:


Hôtel Cornavin Fassbindhotels ★★★★

▶ Boulevard James-Fazy 23, 1201 Geneva

Hôtel Cristal Fassbindhotels ★★★

▶ Rue Pradier 4, 1201 Genève

Hôtel Strasbourg Fassbindhotels ★★★

▶ Rue Pradier 10, 1201 Geneva

Hôtel Les Nations Fassbindhotels ★★★

▶ Rue du Grand-Pré 62, 1202 Genève

More recommendations soon!