Popular festival centred around food and gastronomy, numerous events
Archives for August 2013
Travel: morning architectural walk in Zurich
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – Zurich is within three hours by train from most parts of Switzerland, and whether you’re visiting for a day trip or an overnight, build in time for a walking tour. If you don’t know the city at all, the Zurich Tourism Office provides a good collection of guided walking tours, privately and […]
Thoiry wine fair
Big annual wine fair in Thoiry, France, with 48 producers from SW France, Alsace, Pays de Gex, Jura, Rhône region, Provence, Bordeaux, Champagne and Italy.
Lake Geneva area: gem of a weekend is here!
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Crowds are streaming back from vacations, but the summer is not over, with a flurry of concerts and shows and other entertainment this weekend and next. Reminder for Monday: school has started in canton Valais and it begins 26 August in canton Vaud, so drive carefully, particularly around elementary schools. Weather forecast […]
Migros to open on Sundays at Geneva train station
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Gare Cornavin in the centre of Geneva will soon have a Sunday supermarket, with Migros opening a 460m2 store at the east end of the newly renovated station next spring. The city will then have two Sunday supermarkets, with the new Migros joining one at Geneva airport; the train station one will […]