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Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

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Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

We are planning to first spend

3 nights 3.5 days in Montreux

then wonder if we go from Montreux to Geneva on Dec 15 Sunday morning for a night, and leave for Zurich noon 16th is there any acitivties in Geneva? or most shops or everything closes? What about Xmas market?

Then 16th go to Zurich for 2 nights 2 .5 days in Zurich

Is this itin ok? or we should have two full days in Geneva??

For side trips in Dedember, other than Rhine Falls where is good to see mountain or countryside from Zurich or Geneva?

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1. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

Perfect timing actually! http://www.1602.ch/ is only in French. But pictures on www.1602.ch/index.php… should help, as well as last year's program: 1602.ch/images/…FlyerEscalade2012Anglais.pdf

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2. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

Does every shops close in Geneva on Dec 15 this year??

The 1602 program sounds different from any other activities..

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3. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

Shops are in general closed on Sundays in Switzerland.

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4. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

what else to do on Sunday? what about restaurants on Dec 15?

Is there Xmas market in Geneve?

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5. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

No big Xmas market in Geneva. And 100% of the (usually slow on Sunday) activities will be around the Escalade on the 15th. So in the Old Town, many restaurants will be open.

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6. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

which side of the lake is the old town? we ll be at Hotel Metropole?

where does the Escalade start from? and time?

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7. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

The Old Town is next to Hotel Metropole, on the same side.

Regarding the Escalade, I presume your are more particularly thinking about the parade on Sunday afternoon? The routing and schedule are available here:

www.1602.ch/images/PDF/Flyer%202013GBSite.pdf

The Metropole Hotel would be on the top right of the map, to the right of "Place du Molard".

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8. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

Btw, I discovered lately there will be a little X-Mas market (about 15-20 shops) in Geneva this year. It will be located on Place Longemalle, by Hotel Metropole.

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9. Re: Dec 15 Sunday Activities in Geneva

Thanks.

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