The department stores for your Christmas shopping
Located in the heart of the Old town and ten minutes away from the department stores, the hotel "Les Armures" is ideally located for your Christmas shopping.
The Christmas market in Geneva:
It is right in the centre of the commercial streets of Geneva, 5 minutes away from the right side of the town (between the "Rue du Rhône" and the "Rue du Marché").
Illuminations in Geneva:
From the 1st December 2011 until the 5th January 2012, Geneva celebrate the Trees and lights festival :
Illumination of trees downtown made by different artists.
Christmas ice skating rink in partnership with the city of Geneva.
Different other animations are also suggested: artistic ice skating show, hockey show, curling, ice sculpting, Santa Claus, etc.
The Christmas circus: Plaine of Plainpalais
From the 30th of November 2011 to the 8th January 2012
The circus just installed his tent in the "Caserne des Vernets" in Geneva.
Luna Park:Plaine de Plainpalais
From December 05th 2011 to January 08th, 2012.
The merry-go-rounds are there ! The sweet stands too...!
Opening time: Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun from 2 pm
During school holidays : 7/7 from 2 pm
New Year 2012 in the Old Town of Geneva
This year, the locations selected for the New Year festivities are:
Place du Bourg-de-Four
A tower of sound and light will be installed and mounted around the fountain at the Place Bourg-de-Four, as well as food stands and bars.
The Arsenal / Canons
A few concerts and dance will take place under the "canons" with a bar without alcohol for families.
Court St. Pierre
Animations and surprises will be offered to the public throughout the evening as well as food stands and bars.
The parking of the Rotisserie.
A scene will be installed for concerts that will be heavily loaded with pop, rock, disco and Latin.