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The Best Ski Resorts Near Geneva

The Best Ski Resorts Near Geneva Whether you’re an avid skier or a beginner on the baby slopes, there’s nothing like some fresh Alpine air to clear the head (and lungs). Luckily, there are a number of scenic mountain retreats within easy reach of Geneva and our beautiful lakeside Hotel D’Angleterre. Best enjoyed with a fresh… [read more]
Posted in Just for Fun

A Guide to Buying a Watch in Geneva

dAngleterre There’s no doubt that when it comes to buying a luxury timepiece nothing quite beats the ‘Swiss Made’ label. A symbol of quality, craftsmanship and style, there’s no better place to splurge on a beautiful watch than in Geneva. Our lakeside Hotel d’Angleterre is a short distance from the city’s… [read more]
Posted in Shopping

Recipes From the Indian Food Festival

Windows Restaurant, Hotel d'Angleterre   The Indian Festival and its traditional tandoori oven have take residency at the Hotel d’Angleterre for part of August and the experience is guaranteed to be more delightful than ever! For those who haven’t been able to sample some of the Chefs authentic specialties we bring you two of… [read more]
Posted in Recipes & Tips

Visiting CERN

CERN GLOBE © 2005 CERN Geneva isn’t short of stunning attractions, from the 50 lush parks dotted all over town to the grandeur of Saint Peter’s Cathedral, and of course the enthralling lake. Holidaying at the luxurious Hotel d’Angleterre provides the perfect place for experiencing all that the city has to offer.  But there is… [read more]
Posted in Your Experience

A taste of Geneva – six irresistible restaurant recommendations

One of Bea Tollmans signature dishes at Hotel d'Angleterre Geneva is blessed with a wealth of wonderful restaurants – but the choice is so extensive that visitors can find it overwhelming. Six members of the Hotel d’Angleterre team share their own favourites with you to whet your appetite. Le Flacon in Carouge (1* michelin) Recommended by Fabienne Bouriaud, Human… [read more]
Posted in Wining and Dining

Five things to do in Geneva

Geneva   There’s no shortage of wonderful ways to spend your time in Geneva itself – the Patek Philippe Museum, the UN, St Pierre’s Cathedral and the Carouge district of the city with its Mediterranean atmosphere and wealth of smart stores, cafes and restaurants. However, if you fancy venturing a little… [read more]
Posted in Art and Culture, Your Experience

Top things to do in Geneva

geneva Emilie Garnier, Head Concierge at Hôtel D’Angleterre in Geneva, shares her top recommendations for the best sight-seeing and activities in Geneva. To start with the perfect way to get a taste of Genevan life is to stroll through Geneva’s Old Town and discover its 2000 year-old history, the ambiance of… [read more]
Posted in Art and Culture

Celebrating 140 years of Hotel d’Angleterre

DA_Exterior This year the Hotel d’Angleterre is delighted to celebrate 140 years as one of the world’s most celebrated and exclusive boutique hotels – although the Swiss are renowned for their reserve we have to say the team at the hotel are very excited to have reached this significant milestone. The… [read more]
Posted in Events & Happenings

Winding the clock back in Geneva

Jacques_Favre Jacques Favre What persuaded the craftsmen of Geneva to start making portable time pieces? Strangely enough, it was religion and the reformation – in 1541the influential theologian, Jean Calvin, implemented reforms that banned the wearing of jewels in the city. This forced the goldsmiths and other jewellers to apply their… [read more]
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Why Europe’s finest sailors abandon the sea in June

Jacques Favre Serious yacht racing has been described as akin to standing under a shower whilst tearing up huge quantities of bank notes. So it’s perhaps appropriate that one of the world’s most prestigious regattas should be held at Geneva, one of the world’s premier banking and financial centres. Organised… [read more]
Posted in Events & Happenings