Popular festival centred around food and gastronomy, numerous events
Archives for August 2013
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]