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L'Escalade

L’Escalade Celebration

No Geneva festival rivals the pomp and ceremony of L'Escalade, one of the oldest and most popular events in the city. A patriotic celebration of the city's independence, it's the Genevese equivalent of Guy Fawkes and commemorates the vain attempt by the Duke of...  see full details



Montreux Jazz Festival

Montreux Jazz Festival

Held on the eastern shore of beautiful Lake Geneva, the Montreux Jazz Festival attracts around 200,000 people each year. Specialising in jazz, blues, rock and pop, the festival provides groove-busting beats that make you want to move your body or just listen in musical...  see full details



Jet d'Eau

Geneva Festival

As the highlight of the summer season in the lakeside city, Les Fêtes de Genève, meaning Geneva Celebrations or Geneva Festival, is a 10-day event held annually in the early days of August. Boasting singers, music concerts and shows, street performers and rides, the...  see full details