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December Break....? Geneva or close by

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December Break....? Geneva or close by

Hi,

We are looking for a lovely winter break mid december for a few nights for our anniversary. We went to Prague last year and loved it but want to try somewhere else this year.

Is Geneva the place for us or is there anywhere nearby - say within a 45 min journey. What is Geneva like just before xmas, mid dec?

Thanks.

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1. Re: December Break....? Geneva or close by

So that people can make the best suggestions, can you let us know a bit more. Were you hoping for a white Christmassy type experience in a little village, or a city break with museums?

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2. Re: December Break....? Geneva or close by

Either really. We do like cities to explore but wouldn't mind a town or village. Def something christmassy.

Thanks

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3. Re: December Break....? Geneva or close by

Go to Bern - or Basel if you can get a flight there.

bern is enchanting at any time, but especially so before Christmas. It has two smallish Christmas markets and lots to see and do for a couple of nights. But IF you can get a fligth to Basel - go there. There will be more than you can possibly attempt to do wtih a really lovely Christmas market and the old town of Basel is truly beautiful. Basel hotels will provide you with a free transportation pass so you can travel all over the city by tram, bus and train. AND there are some 50 or more museums, all worth a visit, plus reasonably good shopping AND some really good restaurants.

Geneva is OK. But Basel and Bern are much nicer at that time of the year!

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