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Things to do for families in Geneva

THE SNOW QUEEN


When it’s too cold, wet, and dark to spend time with kids outdoors, the theatre is always a good option. Each year the Simply Theatre group in Versoix prepares a seasonal show, and this year’s winter season will begin with the English-speaking musical production of “The Snow Queen”. This adaptation of the timeless classic by Hans Christian Andersen will transfer…

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Noel Aux Bastions

NOËL AUX BASTIONS


THURSDAY, THE 6th OF DECEMBER, will see the opening of Geneva’s brand new Christmas market in Parc des Bastions. Over 8,000 square meters of the park will be dedicated to the new Christmas Village – THE place to get you in the Christmas mood this year. The village consists of traditional wooden cabins selling local food and drinks and offering…

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vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Geneva

BEST VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN RESTAURANTS IN GENEVA


WHERE TO EAT VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN IN GENEVA  by Gaëlle Forget Main photograph credit: Cafe Mutin It happens that some of my friends are vegetarian, pescetarian or vegan. The dilemma is always finding a restaurant that will satisfy everyone around the table. To avoid this headache going forward, I compiled a list of good vegetarian and vegan-friendly options around Geneva.…

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Things to do for families in Geneva

THINGS TO DO FOR FAMILIES – DECEMBER 2018


Brought to you by Parentville.ch The month of December is filled with fun and joy! Even those who don’t celebrate Christmas will find plenty of interesting activities. Read on and don’t forget to book the events or shows you would like to take part in as a family, as places are limited for some, and they will disappear quickly!  …

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Escalade 2018

HOW TO BEST ENJOY THE ESCALADE 2018


ESCALADE 2018 – WHAT TO SEE, DO, EAT… by Brigitte Taylor Photo credits: Geneva Tourism Every year in early December, Geneva welcomes the Escalade with the firing of canons, a parade of soldiers on horseback, the sound of drums, the opening of secret passageways and, of course, the ever-present and delicious chocolate cauldrons, a tip of the hat to the…

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Geneva Lux Festival 2018

GENEVA LUX FESTIVAL


FROM THE 1st OF DECEMBER 2018 UNTIL MID-JANUARY, the city will sparkle and shine thanks to the annual Geneva Lux Festival – a series of festive and fantastic light displays which will  lift our collective spirits during grey winter days. Initiated in 2014, the festival features contemporary light displays especially created for Geneva by Swiss and international artists showcasing Geneva’s…

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bao, dumplings and noodles in geneva

NOODLES, BUNS AND DUMPLINGS


WHERE TO EAT THE BEST BOA BUNS, DUMPLINGS AND NOODLES IN GENEVA – OUR FAVOURITES! by Gaëlle Forget During 2017 and 2018 Geneva embraced a number of new Asian food trends, and we were blessed with the opening of a number of delicious alternatives in the heart of town. For those who missed it, let me bring you up to…

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Best Christmas markets in Geneva 2018

BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN GENEVA 2018


BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN GENEVA – INCLUDING NEW AND ALTERNATIVE ONES The only guide you’ll need! by Laura from Let’s Explore and Chené Koscielny CREDIT MAIN IMAGE: Geneva Tourism We’ve been putting it off for as long as we could, but there’s no denying it any longer, Christmas is coming!  We’ve decided to plunge right in with the definitive guide…

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exploracentre geneva

FUN, INTERACTIVE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM


EXPLORACENTRE – AN EXCITING NEW MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN by Brigitte Taylor    Here is a science question: how much fun can be contained within a cozy space in the heart of Plainpalais? The opening of Exploracentre on November 10th has shown the answer to this question is extensive, and practically impossible to estimate!       SIMILAR TO EXPLORADOME IN…

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THE MOVIES IN ENGLISH TO SEE NOW


MOVIES IN ENGLISH – THIS WEEK:  Highlights of English films showing in Geneva this week. by Sarah Scaddan     A GRITTY HEIST MOVIE – Widows  Widows is the story of four women with absolutely nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Directed by Steve McQueen and co-written by bestselling author Gillian Flynn…

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