Switzerland articles Tag

Val Thorens voted best ski resort in the world.

was unveiled on Monday, November 13, 2023. The Savoyard resort has risen to the top of this ranking, despite competition from prestigious resorts in Switzerland, Austria, Canada, and even Australia! To date, only the ski resorts of Verbier in Switzerland and Kitzbühel in Austria have managed to d ...

21
Dec
2015

Switzerland: 3 good reasons to go to the Morges Tulip Festival

anting at the bulb sale (organized on May 16, 2023 this year) or order the varieties on display online. But beware: delivery is provided exclusively in Switzerland. Floral art workshops (for a fee) will be held on April 7 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and on April 23 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. A potters' mar ...

18
Jan
2023

The Night of the Castles: a magical event

years now, many heritage sites open their doors to you during an exceptional evening. In the four corners of France and Navarre but also in Spain, Switzerland and Belgium, castles welcome visitors for night visits off the beaten track. Don't miss this unique opportunity to discover or redisco ...

14
Oct
2021

Emmental de Savoie: 6 things to know about this cheese.

1- It is the oldest of the French Emmentals. As its Helvetic name suggests, Emmental was introduced in France under the influence of Switzerland between the 16th and 18th centuries. The production of Savoie Emmental cheese is attested on our territory since the beginning of the 19th century. The ma ...

24
May
2023

The PERP, Plan d'épargne retraite populaire, translates to the Popular Retirement Savings Plan in English.

Definition The Popular Retirement Savings Plan is an individual and optional life insurance contract. It is accessible to everyone and allows individuals to build up additional income for retirement by making voluntary or periodic contributions throughout their working lives, with no obligation to ...

05
Mar
2007

Scrabble: 75 years of success.

, feminine forms, and conjugated verbs). It includes words from common dictionaries, such as Larousse and Robert, as well as many words from Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, and African countries. In the 2004 edition, 369,085 words are accepted, including 75 two-letter words, 571 three-letter words, 2 ...

21
Mar
2007

I will sleep at your place: 20 years of travels and encounters.

of "J'irai dormir chez vous" based on his desire to discover a particular destination. The reporter and host has already been to Mali, Quebec, Morocco, Switzerland, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Australia, Vanuatu, Cambodia, China, Japan, India, United Arab Emirates, Romania, France, ...

03
Oct
2007

Travel to the United States: what are the formalities?

Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. You are eligible for this visa waiver program as long as you have an e-passport or a Passport that meets certain re ...

22
July
2008

Polenta: an easy recipe

specialty that originated in northern Italy. However, it belongs to the culinary traditions of many regions of Europe: the County-of-nice and Savoy, Switzerland but also Bulgaria and Romania. ...

23
Oct
2009

Saint Nicholas: history and traditions

many European countries. Indeed, this tradition exists in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Romania and Croatia... While some traditions differ from region to region, this holiday is everywhere an opportunity to reward well-be ...

17
Nov
2009

European Artistic Crafts Days: three days of free events

s event has taken on a European dimension: it takes place not only in mainland France and its overseas territories but also in Spain, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Latvia. To view the program for these Days, please visit the official website below. Contact National Institute ...

20
Feb
2012

Parades: the street arts festival of Nanterre.

et theater, processions, performances, circus, music, dance, puppets and workshops for children. This year, artists from Japan, Burkina Faso, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Quebec and France will enchant the streets of the city. Practical information. Parade(s), the street arts festi ...

28
May
2013

The Shortest Day: A Short Film Celebration on December 21st

wed by discussions and meetings in dedicated or alternative venues. Canada, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Finland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Switzerland are participating for the first time in this Short Film Celebration. France Télévisions is also joining the event by offering a specia ...

16
Dec
2013

Netflix: 5 Things to Know About the Streaming Platform

its services in Canada, Latin America, and the United Kingdom. It was in 2014 that the service reached several European countries, including Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and France. By then, the number of global subscribers had exceeded 50 million. Ten years later, Netflix has nearly 270 million ...

05
Feb
2019

Chagall le passeur de lumière: an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou Metz

indows light up buildings, both religious and non-religious, in the Grand Est region but also in Nice, Germany, Israel, the United States, England and Switzerland. Did you know that you can admire stained glass windows by the great Russian painter at the UN headquarters in New York? The staine ...

16
Aug
2021

The Upper Rhine Valley: a destination in the heart of Europe

A 3 in 1 destination If you're looking for your next European holiday destination and are having trouble choosing between France, Germany and Switzerland, head to the Upper Rhine Valley! This cross-border region allows you to discover the facets of three different countries in one destination, w ...

29
Sep
2021

Glasses without borders: the association that collects your old glasses

ndividuals and opticians have been arriving every day in Hirsingue by post from all over France. Other donations sometimes arrive by truck from Germany, Switzerland or Belgium. The volunteers of the association sort the collected glasses, write the dioptres on each lens and make parcels to send t ...

04
Nov
2021

Maison Durable : the online store for a zero waste decoration

. What are the strengths of this store? This online store dedicated to the zero waste house has the advantage of delivering in France but also in Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg. Its founder Fabienne Durat plans to extend the geographical coverage of her store to other European countries. ...

02
Feb
2022

The ViaRhôna: a bicycle route from the Alps to the Mediterranean

rip near Arles in Port Saint Louis du Rhône or in Sète in the Hérault. This bike route is a portion of the European route EuroVelo 17 which starts in Switzerland and has a total length of 1100 km over the two countries. In addition, this route is interconnected with other cycling routes: ...

21
Feb
2022

What to do for Valentine's Day: 5 ideas for unusual getaways in Europe

ite. The last of our 5 unusual getaway ideas in Europe suggests you head to Lake Maggiore in Italy. This lake located on the border between Italy and Switzerland is home to three fabulous islands, the Borromean Islands. If you want to experience a unique moment for Valentine's Day this year, w ...

03
Feb
2023