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TOP THINGS TO DO – JEÛNE GENEVOIS 2018


BEST THINGS TO TO DO – JEÛNE GENEVOIS 2018  by Chené Koscielny   Do you have plans for Jeûne Genevois? Staying in Geneva? We have some great ideas for making the most of the long weekend. By the way, did you know Jeûne Genevois used to be a day of fasting and although not many people actually fast nowadays, the tradition…

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Geneva Old Town

THE SECRETS OF THE OLD TOWN


DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF GENEVA’S OLD TOWN (AND TIPS FOR RESTAURANTS, BARS, SHOPS NOT TO BE MISSED!) by Brigitte Taylor (Find out more about Brigitte here)   A popular tourist attraction in Geneva, the Vieille Ville (or Old Town) is home to well-known landmarks, most notably St Pierre Cathedral and the Maison Tavel museum. But keep your eyes open, and…

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open air cinemas Geneva 2018

CINEMA UNDER THE STARS


A ROUND-UP OF GENEVA’S OPEN AIR CINEMAS – SUMMER 2018 by Sarah Scaddan During the summer months in Geneva, a handful of large outdoor cinema screens are erected on the shores of Lake Geneva and in our city’s lovely parks. Films start late, waiting for the sun to go down, and a wide range of films are screened in many…

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INSIDE THE BOX


SWISSBOXCOFFEE EAUX-VIVES by Fernanda Silva A cosy little coffee shop in the centre of the buzzing Eaux-Vives district packs big punches with its local products and superior Swiss quality. Swissboxcoffee, only two blocks away from the lake, is perfect for a petit dejeuner, coffee pause, a homemade hot lunch or salad and fresh juice or an evening apero with friends.…

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LES ESTIVALES – VILLAGE DU SOIR


THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS It’s ‘Summer in the Village’ at the Village du Soir with their ‘Les Estivales’ evenings every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night  until mid-September. With shows, festivals and concerts in their indoor spaces and their specially designed outdoor areas – perfect for chilling and relaxing in one of their zoned seating areas which are filled with…

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A DRINK WITH A VIEW


BEST LAKESIDE BARS/CAFÉS IN GENEVA by Chené Koscielny and Vivian Holding   Nothing better than sipping on your bubbly or cocktail overlooking the lake on a sultry summer’s evening (or afternoon). We share our top 10 lakeside bars or cafés in Geneva, so we’ve done all the research for you – just order your drink and enjoy the view!  …

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LET THE MUSIC BEGIN!


BEST SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALS IN AND AROUND GENEVA 2018 (Main photograph courtesy of Paleo Festival) by Chené Koscielny Music festivals and summer go hand in hand – whether you’re into rock, classical, reggae or jazz, you’ll find a music festival in or near Geneva to get you into a feet tapping, hip swaying or full-on head banging mood. Here is…

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LIGHT UP THE SKY


YOUR GUIDE TO THE GENEVA FIREWORKS 2018  by Chené Koscielny Geneva’s usual summer festival has been massively watered down this year after losing the city a fortune last year, but not to worry – they’re still sponsoring the annual fireworks – and this time access to the Mont Blanc Bridge and lakeside areas will be FREE for all. WHEN: The…

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