Wine Tasting in the Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland

Lavaux on Lake Geneva in Autumn

Open cellars, or Caves ouvertes, are popular in the Lake Geneva region and provide excellent opportunities for tasting Swiss wine in an informal setting without pressure to buy expensive bottles. The cantons and wine-growing regions of Switzerland have open tasting days throughout the year with individual vineyards often allowing wine tasting on weekends too. The … Read more

Visit the Chocolate Festival (Festichoc) in Versoix, Genève

Chocolate Festival in Versoix, Switzerland

The free annual chocolate festival (Festichoc) in Versoix, in the northeastern extremities of Geneva, is a very popular family-friendly event for chocolate lovers — it claims to be the biggest chocolate festival in Switzerland. Chocolatiers from Genève, Valais, and nearby communities in the Lac Léman region exhibit and sell top chocolate at the Versoix festival. … Read more

Visit the Free Morges Tulip Festival on Lake Geneva

Fête de la Tulipe in Morges

The annual Fête de la Tulipe in Morges is one of the most beautiful spring events on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. Around 150,000 tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths can be enjoyed blooming in the Parc de l’Indépendence à Morges behind the chateau on the Lac Léman lakefront. Morges, a pretty town on Lake Geneva near Lausanne, … Read more

Visiting the Geneva Motor Show (Genève Auto Salon) in Switzerland

The final Geneva International Motor Show (Genève Auto Salon) was held in 2024. Due to a lack of interest by large carmakers, the 2025 show has been canceled and there are no plans or expectations that the Swiss show will be revived in the future. Visit the annual Geneva International Motor Show (Genève Auto Salon), … Read more