Coppet (VD)

Buvette du parc des Rocailles

A quick shout-out for all foodies out there, looking to make the most of the glorious summer sunshine & enjoy great food with friends! This small yet lovely pebble beach is nestled at the bottom of the parc des Rocailles in Coppet: drive past too quickly and you’ll miss it, so watch out for Chemin des Bernodes as you go down the Route de Suisse. The pebbles are not ideal […]

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What’s On in December 2015

The countdown to Christmas has begun and we have a fab list of events coming up in the area during the festive season: from ice-skating to fabulous Xmas markets, this is wonderful time of year in French-speaking Switzerland. Remember to keep checking these listings regularly as we will be updating this post with more events each week! KEEP ACTIVE THIS DECEMBER: 4th-5th December 2015: 38th edition of the Course de l’Escalade in Geneva. […]

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Xmas Market at the Castle

You know the holidays are around the corner when Christmas markets start showcasing their festive wares. And there are few better ways to get into the yuletide spirit, while also crossing a few items off your gift list, than strolling through a spice-scented market complete with handmade candles and advent wreaths. Very soon there will be an abundance of such markets to choose from, but if there’s one in the […]

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What’s On in November

Here’s our events listings for the month of November, remember to keep checking our blog on a general basis as we will be updating this post with more events each week !   30th October-16th November 2013: “Just So Stories” by Rudyard Kipling at the Simply Theatre Studios in Versoix (Centre de Choiseul, Avenue de Choiseul 23A). How did the cat learn to walk by himself? Why does the elephant have such a long trunk? Where did […]

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What’s On in August

The best season of the year is in full swing, whether you’ll be away or spending more time with your little ones, there is plenty to do in the area for families who wish to enjoy this lovely and (hopefully) sunny time of the year. Click here to download the full summer programme of activities in Geneva, who said there’s nothing to do in the city during the school break ?! Remember to […]

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Mini Chefs in Coppet

A huge thank you to South African expat Tamryn Gernandt, founder of Mini Chefs in Coppet for contributing this article about how she set up and developed her business. If you’re looking for fun cookery classes or unique party ideas for your little ones, read Tamryn’s article to find out more about her and Mini Chefs in Coppet !     How I set up Mini Chefs I founded Mini Chefs in 2010. What began […]

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Chocolate Heaven

If you have a weakness for Swiss chocolate and the thought of a smooth, velvety cup of hot chocolate makes your knees buckle, try the Chocolaterie Banchet in Coppet (1, route de Founex). Tucked away in a side-street not far from Coppet’s train station, Chocolaterie Banchet serves the most delicious aromatic hot chocolate I have ever tried. Infused with the unique flavour of tonka beans, the chocolate acquires a rounder, deeper taste suggestive of […]

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