The Medieval Town of Yvoire, France
Aug04

The Medieval Town of Yvoire, France

Discovering Yvoire I was out and about in a little Town called Nyon on Lake Geneva, when I discovered that I could take a ferry over to the Medieval town of Yvoire over on the French side of the Lake. Yvoire is one of France’s most beautiful villages, only 28km from the main city of Geneva, which you can travel by car in around 40 minutes, or by Ferry from Nyon in about 20 minutes. This old walled fishing port dates back to the 14th...

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Swiss National Day by Lake Geneva
Aug01

Swiss National Day by Lake Geneva

Swiss National Day August 1st is Swiss National Day and luckily, I found myself by the shores of Lake Geneva to partake in all the fun and fireworks!  It’s a national holiday so nobody goes to work, none of the shops are open, everything closes for the whole weekend, so there’s nothing to do but to eat, drink and laze by the Lake. There are large bonfires on the Lake ready to be lit in the evening….. The shops are...

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