Excursions and visits in the region
CAGI offers a programme of excursions, visits and regional events for international newcomers.
The CAGI Newcomers Network offers new international arrivals a programme of excursions and visits organized around three themes:
- discovery of towns and neighbourhoods,
- discovery of institutions and companies,
- discovery of regional events and leisure activities.
The presence of many volunteers from the Fondation pour Genève Newcomers Network also helps to create friendly ties.
Registration in this group, valid for one non-renewable year, is free, but certain activities may require a modest financial contribution.
To receive the invitations, please request the registration form by email from: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Excursions per year
Monthly excursions on Saturdays to enjoy as a family with spouse and child(ren).
The CAGI Welcome Programme offers new international newcomers a programme of excursions and visits organised around three themes of discovery :
- towns and districts,
- institutions and companies,
- regional events and leisure activities.
The excursions are monthly and take place on Saturdays to enjoy with your spouse and child(ren). The presence of many volunteers from the Fondation pour Genève Newcomer Network also helps to create friendly ties.
Registration is free and valid for one non-renewable year, but certain activities may require a modest financial contribution.
To receive invitations, please check your eligibility by visiting the Welcome Programme page and fill in the form.
Programme of excursions
Saturday 11.2.23 – Snow-shoeing
A snowshoe tour at the Col de la Givrine in the Jura, followed by a hearty cheese fondue meal in the late afternoon.
Saturday 18.3.23 – CERN
Guided visit of the 4 main sites of the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) to discover the mystery of particles.
Services of the Welcome Programme
Founded by the Swiss Confederation and the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the Geneva Welcome Centre is the single entry point for the support and integration of employees of International Geneva and their families, NGOs and visiting delegates.