Rolle (VD)

Sunday Brunch: Latest Openings

The last few months have seen a flurry of new restaurants and gastro pubs openings in the region, serving up truly delish Sunday brunch. Here’s a couple of suggestions to get you through a rainy Sunday! 1. Blackbird House in Rolle, Grand rue 71 (VD) : fantastic new gastropub popular with young families, with a real buzz and fun vibe – exactly the mood booster you need on a drizzly November day! See photo below for their weekend […]

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Le Petit Cap: Lakeside Café

Since the major revamp of its high street, the small lakeside town of Rolle (VD) has become even more charming and, with its stunning castle and manicured lakefront promenade, it’s always a great place for an afternoon or early evening stroll.     The last time we were there we discovered a quirky little café on the Promenade des amoureux called “Le Petit Cap”, which overlooks Lac Léman and is nestled at the […]

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Le Bordu

If you’d like to make the most of the last days of summer, head to Le Bordu café in Rolle (VD) before it closes for the season and enjoy a light lunch accompanied by stunning views of Lac Léman. This quaint wooden caravan-cum-café sits at the bottom of one of the luscious gardens overlooking Rolle’s lakefront promenade. With its dappled outdoor seating and homemade fare of savoury quiches, terrines and smoothies from locally […]

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Playgrounds in Geneva, Vaud & Lausanne

The city of Geneva boasts a grand total of over 85 playgrounds, which include great playing fields like those at the parc la Grange; parc Trembley and the Jardin Botanique, and all schools’ recreation grounds that remain open to everyone outside school hours and at weekends. Bise or shine, they’re great places to make new friends and let the little munchkins burn off energy before heading back home. Not to mention the fact that […]

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Plage de Rolle

Summer’s back and the sun is out: what could be better than heading to one of the fab beaches on Lake Léman with a picnic basket and your little ones in tow? This weekend we did just that and – eager to try somewhere new – we spent a great afternoon at the Plage de Rolle in Canton Vaud. Located in the chocolate-box-pretty lakeside village of Rolle, this vast, lovely beach is one of the many hidden treasures of La […]

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