In the Geneva city centre, situated between the Lake Geneva and the river "Arve".
Lively workman's and students quarter, near the town centre and many renovated houses in gothic architectural style, big garden grounds and havens.
Infrastucture in the district
Very good shopping facilities and town infrastructure: nursery schools, elementary schools, playgrounds, university, city library and theatre. Many sport- and leisure facilities and public gardens (for example the "English garden". Tourist feature: St. Pierre's Cathedral, the isle of Rousseau.