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Parc Bertrand concerts

FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK


ON SUNDAY, THE 19th OF AUGUST AT 18h internationally acclaimed cellist soloist Lionel Cottet will perform in Parc Bertrand in Champel, Geneva, as part of the free summer concerts in the park series. Take a picnic blanket and sit on the lawn or otherwise standing spaces or bring your own chair. Why not enjoy a cake and coffee or tea…

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FREE THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER


FREE THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA SUMMER 2018 by Paula Koscielny and Chené Koscielny Geneva is said to be the second most expensive Swiss city and one of the world’s 10 most expensive. So, finding fun things to do in Geneva without blowing the budget can be tricky, but certainly not impossible. We share some ideas for free or nearly…

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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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LAKESIDE RESTAURANT AND BAR


SATURDAY 28th of JULY the pop-up ‘rooftop bar’ – LES TERRASSES SUSPENDUES, which forms part of the Allianz outdoor cinema, will be open to the public with food, drinks and a DJ. Spectacular setting, great food and great vibes. To ensure you get in, book your space – for eating or drinking now. WHEN: Saturday, 28th of July WHERE:  Les Terrasses Suspendues…

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MAKE AN IMPACT AS AN EXPAT


THE IMPACT HUB GENEVA  by Kristiana Psee   When you first arrive in Geneva as an expat, life can be pretty overwhelming, but exciting at the same time. New city, new language, new culture, new everything. Maybe you’re looking for a job? Maybe you want to launch a start-up? Maybe you find it hard to integrate and you struggle to make friends…

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HEALTHY BRUNCH, LUNCH IN THE PARK


Popular local restaurant OU BIEN ENCORE – which specialises in healthy, local food, has teamed up with Theatre de l’Orangerie in Parc La Grange for the summer, serving deliciously fresh food out on the little terrace in the park. Every Sunday morning from 11h they offer a lovely outdoor brunch. The brunch takes place just before their chilled DJ and…

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La Halle de Rive

A FINE MARKET FOR FOODIES


LA HALLE DE RIVE – GENEVA’s FINEST FOOD HALL BUY FOOD LIKE A LOCAL  by Brigitte Taylor Established in 1969, the Halle de Rive still feels like a traditional market. Most of its 23 merchants – cheese vendors, greengrocers, fishmongers, butchers, bakers, chocolatiers… have stuck to their trade for years, some for generations. Produce is lovingly prepared, proudly displayed and…

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