• Geneva

    Geneva competes on the sporting stage this summer with the ETU European Triathlon Championships.

    by  • July 8, 2015 • City Breaks, Exhibitions, Geneva, Sport

    From Silverstone and SW19 to St Andrews, there’s a lot of sporting action ahead. With the second week of Wimbledon well underway, the Tour de France in its early stages and the much-anticipated Ashes test series beginning today, it’s a fair assumption that sporting fans are not going to be moving from the comfort...

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    Geneva – a City of Many Attractions

    by  • November 14, 2014 • City Breaks, Geneva, Religious Sites

    Geneva is often overlooked as a city break destination   Known sometimes as the “city of peace”, Geneva, amongst other things, is very much an international city, being home to the European headquarters of the United Nations. Switzerland’s second largest city is home to around twenty international organisations including the International Red Cross Committee....

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    Uncover Gustave Courbet in Basel and Geneva

    by  • September 7, 2014 • Art, Basel, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Geneva

    Incorporate Courbet into your Swiss city break I’ve written about many European exhibitions and artists in my blogging history, yet never before has one been dedicated to the 19th-century French painter, Gustave Courbet, one of the forerunners of the classic modernist genre. Opening today (September 7th) at the Fondation Beyeler just outside Basel is...

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    Motivation for a Marathon

    by  • January 6, 2014 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Moscow, Naples, Nice, Oslo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Salzburg, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw

    If your Christmas indulgences have left you entering 2014 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get fit, then you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start your year, it’s often difficult to keep the training motivation levels high when the cold and dreary January weather offers little of an incentive to get outside and...

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    Geneva – The Festival City

    by  • September 1, 2013 • City Breaks, Festivals, Geneva, Music • 0 Comments

    Each year, a host of different festivals take place in Geneva, including endless traditional Swiss celebrations, markets and concerts. Many of these events take place within the impressive Palexpo exhibition centre by the airport, just outside the city centre. One of the first festivals of the year is the Fête de la Feuille which...

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