Morges (VD)

Christmas Sparkle

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With snow-capped mountains, world-renowned Xmas markets and cozy wooden chalets so close to home, Switzerland is one of the best places in the world to enjoy the festive season. If you’re lucky enough to be spending Xmas here, take a look at our festive listings for the coming weeks and remember to check for all last minute events and New Year’s celebrations that will be added to the list very […]

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What’s On in November 2014

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Here’s our events listings for the month of November, remember to keep checking these listings regularly as we will be updating this post with more events each week! PATINOIRES Christmas is not far off and if you’d like to delve deep into the winter spirit, you can grab your ice-skates and join the fun at the ice-skating rinks that are already open for the season, including the patinoire des Vernets and the patinoire […]

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Life is a Beach

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In a lovely village overlooking Lac Léman and right on the outskirts of Morges lies one of the best family beaches of La Côte region. Yes, I know we’ve already raved about all the fab lidos & beaches around Geneva, but the Plage de Préverenges (VD) is perfect for a family day-out, especially if you have very young children. With its 500 meters of soft sand and shaded lawn, the Plage de Préverenges will make you feel […]

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What’s On in August

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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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Dahlias in Bloom

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The summer scenery along Lac Léman is undoubtedly one of the most charming sights Switzerland has to offer, but – if you’re looking for an authentic show-stopper that will have you point-and-shoot your camera faster than you could say “so pretty!” then head to the lakeside town of Morges (Canton Vaud) for their unique summer exhibition of dahlias in bloom, called Les Quais du Dahlia.     From the middle of […]

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Diabolo Festival

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If your children are aged between 2 and 10 years-old, free up your diary for the Diabolo Festival in Morges (VD), which will be taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of June 2013 at the Esplanade and Théâtre de Beausobre (av. Vertou 2).   Now in its second year, the Diabolo Festival is a wonderful family event, offering over 40 shows, 19 hours of fun workshops ranging from astronomy to circus skills, […]

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What’s On in December

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The countdown to Christmas has begun and we have a fab list of events coming up in the area during the festive season ! Take a look at our previous posts for more info about Geneva’s Escalade (7th-9th December 2012); Noël à Carouge (Xmas market 14th-16th December 2012, boutiques open every Sunday); Montreux Noël (until 24th December 2012) as well as Christmas tales under the tree at the Ariana Museum (Sunday 16th December 2012) […]

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Don’t Shop, Swap !

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How would you like to take part in the 1st SWAP-PARTY @ St – Prex (VD) ? In the U.S., Germany, France and many other countries the concept of clothes-swapping has been all the rage for a while now. These ladies don’t shop, they SWAP!     Ask yourself: ◦Is my closet overflowing but I feel like I have nothing to wear? ◦Am I bored with the contents of my wardrobe? […]

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Fun at Family Village !

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Last November Expat Husband and I took the little buttons to Morges for one of the nicest family events we’ve been to since moving to Switzerland. The good news is Family Village is back again this year on the 17th-18th, 21st & 24th of November 2012 at the Halle CFF in Morges (just opposite the train station).   Family Village takes place indoors, which is great news if the weather turns gloomy, […]

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A Scary Night in Morges !

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For all the little monsters in our household Halloween can never come soon enough. Imagine our delight then when I read about the upcoming Nuit des épouvantails (Night of the Scarecrows), which will be taking place in Morges on Saturday 29th of September. Here’s the video from the 2010 edition:   Legend has it that long ago, in 1387, the scarecrows in the countryside around Morges came to life and started terrorising the […]

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