Most famous as the European home of the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland is a cultural center second to none. Situated along the banks of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps, the city is one of Europe's most beautiful. Explore the city with Lake Geneva's Jet d'eau—the world's tallest water fountain—in sight to orient you. In Geneva's ancient Old Town, you’ll find more than thirty museums and art galleries including the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Shop the famed Market Street for Swiss watches, Swiss chocolate, and high-end fashions. Once you’ve taken in the city, take a day trip to the nearby towns of Montreux and Chamonix.