What’s on in Geneva in April
Thanks to Geneva airport transfers, explore the city’s vintage clothes scene, its music and film festivals, as well as the local delicacies on offer this April.
Looking for a quick get-away? Geneva airport transfers make this Swiss city the perfect Spring break destination. This April, discover Geneva’s buzzing cultural scene with superb concerts and films festivals, as well as food and drink tasting sessions. You can also go bargain hunting at one of its many fleamarkets.
Concerts and Film Festivals
From 28-30 April, a festival entirely dedicated to pianos will be held at the AMR, Sud des Alpes Genève. Over 100 pianists will perform, with 16 local talents playing solos and duets on the night of the 30th. You can enjoy an emotive night of music for just CHF 10.
The world’s largest and most extraordinary Gospel show is coming to Geneva on 29-30 April. Conveying the struggles of black slaves and the joys of life in the Caribbean, it’s a fantastic show that spills over with energy and good spirit. Get your ticket from CHF 59.
The Vision du Réel Nyon International Film Festival is one of the only Swiss festivals to present most its films as international premieres. Held from 21-29 April in Canton Vaud, its program includes close to 200 films from over 50 different countries. Single entries are CHF 15, or you can get daily cards for CHF 45.
Food and Drink
Held between 13-16 April at the Village du Soir, this Indian food festival is the largest in Geneva. Its colourful decorations, wonderful music and energetic dances create a vibrant atmosphere. There are many authentic spicy dishes to sample here – and best of all, entry is free!
On 28 April, Whisky Time, a shop in Lutry, is hosting a whisky tasting event. From 5-9pm, savour up to 10 different whiskies from a selection of 635 single malts. The entrance price of CHF 45 also includes amuse-bouches.
For its 40th anniversary, the Bernex Walking Race will include a 5km walk through the vineyards. If you’re a foodie, there’s no better way to spend 29 April than strolling through the countryside while sampling local wines and snacks. There are only 200 places though, so you’ll want to sign up fast!
Fleamarkets and Videdressings
Looking for a unique outfit? Or designer labels at great prices? Geneva hosts many fleamarket which feature both current fashions and vintage clothing. On 29 April, there is one in Meyrin (canton Geneva) and in Eaux-rives. You’ll also find Switzerland’s most expansive flea market at the Plainpalais Plaza every Wednesday and Saturday.
How to Get There
Booking one of Shuttle Direct’s Geneva airport transfers is a hassle-free way of reaching your Swiss destination. To get to Geneva airport, catch easyJet’s direct 105-minute flight from Gatwick for £70. A friendly driver will meet you at the terminal and take you to the city centre in just 20 minutes.
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