GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Get in the holiday spirit with mulled wine, crafts fairs, Santa Claus and… Christmas markets. Here’s a non-exhaustive list with some of the most popular, or well-known Christmas markets and other celebrations around Lake Geneva
Yearly flea markets, low-priced, free, city and Swiss resources and more!
Ice skating rinks around Lake Geneva
Updated GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Beat the blues: dust off your skates and head to one of the indoor or outdoor skating rinks around Lake Leman. Season is on now! Ice skating in the city and canton of Geneva:
Find Flea Markets, Brocantes, Trocs, Car Boot and Vintage Sales in Lake Geneva Switzerland
Updated GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Welcome to my ever-evolving list of flea and swap, garage, trunk, vintage and church markets, trocs, vide greniers and brocantes in the Lake Geneva region. Special thanks to Christine Senti Mari Santa Cruz who contributes to this listing on a regular basis.
Looking for a Halloween Costume? Here’s where in Geneva, Lausanne and France
GENEVA, LAUSANNE – If you are still looking for a Halloween outfit, it is not too late. Long gone are the days when finding Halloween items was difficult. As always, thrift stores offer off-the-wall alternatives and nowadays supermarkets also carry a great selection. Here below, find my updated list of other specialty stores. Now, kiddies… trick…
Guide to outdoor movies in Geneva
For the updated 2016 list: click here. GENEVA, Switzerland – With high temperatures and no rain in sight, outdoor movie screenings are one of the MANY things to do in Geneva this summer. Discover where to catch outdoor films by the park, the lake or on rooftop terraces through my complete list. (Jump directly to the…
Bastille Day celebrations around Lake Geneva
(Click here to read the 2016 list) EVIAN, France – French flags are flying high today 14 July in commemoration of France’s National Day or Bastille Day.
Free French lessons in Geneva parks
GENEVA, Switzerland – The city of Geneva is offering free French lessons for novices brave enough to venture outside during these hot, summer days.
Finding beaches in Lake Geneva and avoiding duck fleas
GENEVA, Switzerland — Chances are that when it gets hot, you’ll be dipping in one of the many rivers or lakes in the area. But.. what about water quality and the dreaded “duck fleas”?
Celebrating St Patrick’s Day in Geneva, Lausanne, and other towns around Lake Geneva
Find the 2017 listing here. GENEVA, Switzerland – Seventeen March, the day of the Feast of Saint Patrick, aka, St Patrick’s Day, St Paddy’s Day or Lá Fheile Pádraig, is upon us. Get your green on, here’s where:
Swiss Carnival Season is Here, Find Out Where!
GENEVA, Switzerland – Carnaval, carnival, fasnacht, karnivale and brandons are some of the names by which the festive season of street celebrations filled with parades, brass bands and masquerades, that usually take place before Lent, have begun in Switzerland.
New Year’s Eve in Geneva
For New Year’s Eve 2015-2016 click here! GENEVA, Switzerland – Spending New Year’s Eve in Geneva and not wanting to celebrate it at home? Here’s what’s on —and free— during the last eve of 2014 on the streets of Geneva.
Choirs and Processions for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Geneva
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day religious services