Geneva over the centuries

17th century

The battle of “Escalade”

The most epic battle which took place in Geneva. It was the very last attempt of Savoy to take the city, in December 1602. Spoiler alert: it does not end well for Savoy !

During this walk, you will uncover all the secrets of the battle, its impact on European geopolitics, and why we keep eating chocolate caldrons every December.

Book this tour:

Evelyn Riedener

+41 79 202 60 68

Emilie Bissardon

Valérie Fontaine

+41 78 671 20 02

Anna Hamilton

+41 79 294 35 40