Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Activities > Travel/day trips/free time  
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 15.10.2011, 11:19
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Days out re nature, wildlife, tradional crafts, markets, etc..

Interested in nature and traditional crafts, etc in Romandie.
The weekly newspaper 'Terre et Nature', available at all newsagents is a great source of information. All the 'nature' events for the coming week are listed there. Here is a selections of what is going on this week-end in Romandie:

Autumn fair in Romainmotier (VD - a beautiful little medieval town) - sale and demo of trational crafts, both Sat and Sun.

Queen cow contest (combat de Reines) Sunday 16th in Sugnens VD from 10am.

Bénichon (traditonal fair) in Chatel St Denis (FR) Today 9-16.00 artisan market. Sunday at 15.oo cortège on the theme of local crafts.

Today at the botanical garden of Fribourg UNI - sale and exhibition of old varieties of apples and other orchard fruit.

Pringy (FR) at the demo cheese place, daily demonstration of local crafts 10-12 and 13-17. until 1st of November. Sat 15th and Sun 16th demo of manufacture of miniature wooden chalets. www.lamaisondugruyere.ch

Val D'Illiez (VS) traditonal rural fair, with lots of traditional music and dancing and costumes today and tomorrow.

Les Diablerets VD farmers market, exhibition and talks on 'woodland and pasture' in harmony. Today and tomorrow at the Maison des Congrès.

Chestnut Festival in Fully VS. Music, craft demos, food, visit of the chestnut plantations, etc all day today and tomorrow.

Similar as above, but in Gryon (VD) from 17.00 today.

Geneva/Presinge - today 11-19 local produce and tonight 'barn dance' 19-2am. Sunday market of local produce, demos and tastings 9.30-17.00
At the Ferme de l'Abbaye.

Sunday Fete de Coing - quince festival. Brunch served with lots of quince recipes, both savoury and sweet, cold and hot. Small market at bar. Need to reserve for tomorrows brunch on 0788243057. From 10am at the 'battoir'.

Currently at Chateau de Chillon - exhibition on Witch Hunts from the 15 to 17C.

Have a great week-end all.
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank for this useful post:
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[Days out] Good deals / free in Switzerland Idgie Travel/day trips/free time 89 17.08.2017 18:13
Days out to Austria OBone Travel/day trips/free time 6 12.03.2011 09:45
Flee Markets/Flower Markets/Spring Markets Yasmine#1 Travel/day trips/free time 2 01.06.2010 15:05
Out of work for 37 days now....scarey Karl Daily life 183 07.05.2009 23:36
maybe divorce - where on earth to begin re rights etc ernst Family matters/health 8 13.03.2007 12:28


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 19:24.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0