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January 2023 for families in geneva

January 2023 for families in geneva

The new year is here! It starts with weather that goes from spring to winter and autumn in between. This means it is problematic to plan the usual winter fun, like sledging. But hey! Parentville's got you covered. In this article, I gathered the best events happening...

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Geneva Lux

Geneva Lux

Geneva lights up not only for Christmas. No, no, no. The end of January marks the start of the Geneva Lux Festival. It will last till 05.02.2023. Illuminated pieces of art in the streets of Geneva are a perfect reason to dress warmly and make good use of the early...

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Sledging around Geneva

Sledging around Geneva

Sledging around Geneva - close and a bit further away, simple and a bit more crazy. Winter is fully here. Not in the city thankfully (or sadly?) but if anyone misses the snow, it's just 30 minutes away! While most parents with kids aged 3+ will use winter free-time to...

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January holiday week 2023

January holiday week 2023

This year started with record-high temperatures. For many families, this end-of-the-year holiday has always meant sledging and snowman-building somewhere in the nearby mountains. This year it's only possible if you're up for driving farther and higher. But! There's a...

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Hay! It’s a very Polish Christmas!

Hay! It’s a very Polish Christmas!

I was talking to my British friend the other day about our families' Christmas traditions. The amount of singular dishes that traditionally have to be placed on the Christmas table got a bit of a giggle, but it was the hay placed under the tablecloth that got her...

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Letters to Santa the Swiss way

Letters to Santa the Swiss way

Who wouldn't want to receive an answer to their letters to Santa? Every year thousands of children on both hemispheres write letters of wishes to Santa in hope, not only to get the gifts but also to hear back from the old man. Then, the parents already busy by...

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L’Escalade for beginners

L’Escalade for beginners

In this article, you'll learn why in Geneva, it is more important to have a costume ready in December than in October, why you can expect people to knock on your door and sing in a strange language, and how a chocolate cauldron is connected to the most important...

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christmas fun for families in Geneva

christmas fun for families in Geneva

Christmas family starts now! Use this article to plan outings to step into the Christmas season. There is something here for everyone, for all ages. There are shows to see, parks to visit, and places to enjoy! Ready? Let's do it! NOEL AU JARDINNovember 17 – December...

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October staycation in Geneva

October staycation in Geneva

October holidays are tricky for staycation planning - it's only one week, the weather is tricky, and gosh it's the whole week. For those of you who would like to explore new places and use this week for some fun outings. I compiled a list of resources already...

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