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Guitar en scene

FESTIVAL GUITAR EN SCENE


FROM THE 19th of JULY till the 22nd of JULY Festival Guitare en Scene puts the focus firmly on guitar and rock in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois.  Some of the headline acts include Sting (sold out) but there are still tickets for most of the other shows – including The Dead Daisies, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Zucchero and many more. Tickets are on…

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FREE FRENCH LESSONS IN THE PARK


UNTIL 17th of AUGUST – learn French for free in a beautiful setting with the FREE French in the park courses offered in Parc La Grange. This is the 4th year that these courses are being offered during the summer. No registration needed, all levels welcome. Nearly 200 people attend the courses on some days in a relaxed, friendly environment. WHEN:…

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Sieste Dominicale Geneva

CHILLED SUNDAYS IN THE PARK


THIS SUNDAY 22nd OF JULY sees the start of Sieste Dominicale at the Théâtre de l’Orangerie in the Parc La Grange – Get ready to lie back in a deck chair and chill to the relaxing sounds of DJ Lo. Four hours of chilled music free for anyone wishing to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon in shade of a tree…

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Beaches in Geneva

WHERE TO COOL OFF IN GENEVA


BEST BEACHES  IN AND AROUND GENEVA by Chené Koscielny, Alexandra Belz, Kelly Marcisz Where to go to cool off on a boiling summer’s day in Geneva or neighbouring France? – luckily we’re spoilt for choice, from the beaches of Lac Leman and other nearby lakes, public swimming pools – of which there are many to choose from, to the option…

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Le quai restaurant hermance

A LAIDBACK LAKESIDE LUNCH


CAFÉ RESTAURANT DU QUAI  by Kristiana Psee I visited café-restaurant du Quai with a good friend on a warm, sunny day when the vibes of the city felt unbearable and I urgently needed an escape. Hermance has always been a favorite location for me in the canton of Geneva. A small village on the lake where Switzerland touches France and…

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OPEN AIR DISCO BY THE RIVER


ON FRIDAY, THE 20th of JULY Mango Lounge and Majorelle invite you their first open air disco by the riverside. Here is some of the music you’ll be dancing too: 80s: Depeche Mode, Softcell, Madonna, U2, Téléphone, Lio, Eurythmics, Partenaire Particulier, Wham, Début de soirée, Chic, Mickael Jackson, Kylie Minogue, Modern Talking, Queen, Mylène Farmer, Diana Ross, Desireless, Cindy Lauper……

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L'escale geneva

L’ESCALE


FROM 29 JUNE – 2nd SEPTEMBER – the quai Gustave-Ador in Geneva comes to life with L’Escale. Beer garden, hammocks, petanque, library and terrace – all along the lakeside. Created in the summer of 2016, this annual lakeside party and leisure space welcomes Genevans six days a week. This year the area will be adorned with more than 2,000 plants…

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Paleo Festival

PALEO FESTIVAL


PALEO FESTIVAL FROM THE 17th – 22nd OF JULY the The Paleo Festival takes place near Geneva. With big names such as the Killers, Depeche Mode, Lenny Kravitz, Indochine and many more, this open-air festival is one of the most popular musical events of the year and most shows are sold out already, however additional tickets are available through a ‘ticket resale…

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Allianz Cinema

LUXURY OPEN AIR CINEMA


   FROM MONDAY, THE 16th OF JULY, enjoy open-air cinema – the luxury option – at ALLIANZ CINEMA near Geneva Plage.  SHOWING THIS WEEKEND:  20th of July:  Skyscraper 21st of July: Antman and the wasp 22nd of July: Incredibles 2 Previously known as Salt Cinema and Ciné du Lac, this theatre fascinates me every year as it looks like such…

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Jim's British Market Restaurant

SPECIAL OFFER: 10% OFF YOUR SUNDAY ROAST/BREAKFAST AT JIM’S NEW RESTAURANT!


SPECIAL OFFER: Get 10% off your brunch or roast PLUS a free welcome drink, if you mention Things To Do in Geneva!  UNTIL 31st OF AUGUST enjoy 10% off a proper English brunch or Sunday roast (plus a free welcome drink) at Jim’s new shop, café and restaurant in St. Genis-Pouilly, France, near CERN at the Meyrin border. (Offer valid until…

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