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May highlights for the diary – Caves Ouvertes

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You can recover from those end of ski season blues and enjoy some great events around Geneva this May;
(* Don’t Miss!)

*Nuits des Bains*; May 28; The art galleries in the Quartier des Bains open their doors on Thursday evening – a great atmosphere to wander round the Art Quarter and the City’s private galleries. 6 – 9pm; www.quartierdesbains.ch

Geneva Book Fair; 29 April – 3 May at Palexpo; www.salondulivre.ch

*Caves Ouvertes 30 May*; One of the highlights of the year when the vineyards around Geneva open their doors for wine tasting. Food, live bands and a great day out. www.molards.ch/caves-ouvertes/Winetasting1

This event first launched in 1987 and now almost 90 wineries take part. Dardagny, Satigny and Russin are traditionally the most popular areas. There are special TPG buses to get there or you can take the train or cycle (best to leave the car at home!)

Cave Ouvertes Valais; 14 – 16 May; www.lesvinsduvalais.ch

Cave Ouvertes Vaud; 23 – 24 May; www.cavesouvertes.ch

*International Museum Day*; www.museums.ch including “Night at the Museum” ; You’ve seen the movie, great fun for the family. 22 Museums open their doors for the evening with concerts and activities!Nightatmuseum

Mapping Festival;

Also for day trips Out of Geneva don’t miss;

Festive Gardens: Jardins en Fête. Coppet Castle May 9 -11. CHF 12 www.jardinsenfete.ch

Many events are published the week before so please remember to “like” our Facebook page to hear about the latest events and activities!


About the Author

Originally from the UK, I have a legal background. I have been in the Geneva area since 2005 and love the mountains, the lake and the quality of life here. The Winter snow sports are fantastic and the Summer season is full of festivals, outdoor sports, picnics and barbecues. I have met some great people here from all of the world. Geneva is a cosmopolitan city with lots of cultural events and good restaurants and bars and I hope that through Biskotti I can share a few hidden places I have discovered…

One Response
  1. Melanie

    Thank you Simon…..thank you. My husband doesn’t know it yet, but it looks like we have tons of funs outings this month!!

    May.06.2014 at 14:12
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