Archive for the weekend getaways Tag

Dijon With Kids

No more than 150km from Geneva, Dijon is the capital of the Burgundy region and one of France’s most charming cities. A lively university town whose picture-perfect town centre is studded with remarkable medieval and Renaissance buildings (think Stratford-upon-Avon with a French twist), Dijon should have been one of the first places on our weekend-getaways list when we first moved to Geneva. I am very embarrassed to say it wasn’t, […]

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Discover Aosta

A mere 134km from Geneva, the city of Aosta is perfect for a family getaway. In less than 2 hours by car (huge bonus when you’re travelling with restless little buttons) you can reach one of Italy’s most charming towns nestled in the heart of the Aosta Valley, a French/Italian bilingual region relatively small in size but larger-than-life in terms of history, culture & world-class resorts. We’ve been there many times, sometimes […]

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