Geneva is a city in Switzerland, the second largest in the country by population, and a very important financial center and seat of numerous international bodies. The city is located at the western end of Lake Geneva (Leman), practically surrounded by French territory. Its history begins with the Romans who built a fortified place there, in the 5th century it became the capital of the Kingdom of Burgundians. Between the 12th and 15th centuries the city was in the hands of the power of the bishops. In 1815 Geneva became part of the Swiss Confederation. The Geneva Christmas market is the most important event that takes place in cities during Christmas.
GENEVA CHRISTMAS MARKET
Christmas market at the Bastioni. The Parc des Bastions is transformed into a magical Christmas world throughout the month of December. No need to think about the gifts to put under the tree, dozens of artisans from the region, creators and producers of delicacies present their treasures. The Christmas market is also a winter village of street food open to gourmets all day long, not to mention the wine bars for an aperitif and the large Chalet della Fondue where the best cheese is tasted. Even Christmas rhymes with family and especially children! An ice rink, a carousel and an entertainment chalet are installed for them, at any time they are invited to share their dreams.
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Place de la Fusterie Artisans Christmas Market (Marché de Noël des artisans-créateurs de la place de la Fusterie). Like every year, the artisans of the Fusterie invite you to the Christmas market. You can discover original creations: jewels, ceramics, glass, fabrics, games, lighting, paints, decorations. Place: Place de la Fusterie in Geneva.
Marché des Créateurs de l’Usine. An alternative market that brings together many designers. There will be: jewels, handbags, clothing, accessories, painted clothes, photographs, screen prints, ceramics. On the three floors of the Usine in Place des Volontaires, 4 in Geneva.
Jonction Christmas Market (Marché de Noël de la Jonction). Christmas market at the esplanade Vélodrome. Craft and intercultural market.
More Christmas markets in the Canton of Geneva.
Quai Général Guisan Christmas market (Marché de Noël des Commerciants des Rues basses de la Ville).
The city of Geneva organizes 5 Christmas tree markets (Marché aux sapins) scattered throughout the streets of the city centre:
1) Marché aux sapins du quai du Mont-Blanc – made up of 17 stalls.
2) Marché aux sapins de Champel (rue François-d’Ivernois) – made up of 8 stalls
3) Marché aux sapins de Plainpalais (rond-point) – consisting of 12 stalls
4) Marché aux sapins des Charmilles (avenue d’Aïre) – consisting of 8 stalls
5) Marché aux sapins du quai Gustave-Ador – made up of 43 stalls