Archive for the lake beaches Tag

Burgers by the Beach

The number of gourmet food trucks in the Geneva region has increased tenfold in the last few years, and now you can find them in neighbouring villages too, so if you live in or around Versoix here’s a great one for burger lovers! BBQ Ground is a gourmet food truck with a garden and plenty of outdoor seating overlooking Port Choiseul harbour in Versoix. The beef is 100% Swiss, grilled to […]

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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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Plage de Promenthoux

Make the most of the last few weeks of summer and spend the day at Promenthoux beach with your little ones! This is a gloriously sandy beach not far from Prangins Castle, very popular with young families and toddlers who should come equipped with bucket & spade for hours of fun.       The water is so crystal-clear you’d be forgiven for thinking you washed up on a tropical beach […]

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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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What’s On in June 2015

Summer is finally here & the countdown to the family holidays has begun. Here’s our monthly list of events in Geneva, Vaud and nearby France, filled as usual with exciting outings for the whole family. Remember to keep checking our blog as we will be updating this post with more events each week. Take a look at our previous post to find all the best child-friendly places to enjoy a delicious and stress-free Sunday brunch with your little buttons. If […]

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Pirates Ahoy

Nyon Plage is now fit for budding pirates! After its recent renovation, the Plage communale des Trois-Jetées in Nyon features a fantastic wooden pirate ship, complete with slide and command room. We’ve talked about Nyon plage before, but this new facelift is just too fantastic not to be documented with a few more photos. There’s no parking right next to the Plage communale des Trois-Jetées, so you will have to park a bit further […]

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A Perfect Spot for a Picnic

Ever the optimist, I decided to blog about one of our favourite family picnic spots in the area even though the weather doesn’t look very promising… When the sun shines, especially during the week, I like to take the kids to the Zone de detente du Port in Crans-près-Céligny (VD). In my opinion, this is a great picnic spot for many reasons: there is a large parking area right in front […]

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