Call it Easter or spring, but celebrate: it’s a Swiss long holiday weekend!


Weather outlook for 29 March-1 April: some are calling it an April Fool’s joke Don’t forget to change your clocks GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – First, the weather, mostly lousy, with occasional sunshine and unseasonably low temperatures. Throughout Switzerland, from Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April, the weather forecast is for rain or snow every day, […]

Swiss weekend weather and what’s on, 22-24 March 2013

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Spring is inching closer, as anyone who steps outside Friday will notice (a high of 14C is expected in Geneva, so don’t eat that sandwich at the desk – go outside!). But keep those warm clothes handy because the temperature will start to drift down again Saturday, when rain is forecast for […]

Skiers warm up as first layers of Swiss snow arrive

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Click on images to view larger Geneva / Lausanne, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Snow began to make a serious appearance in the Swiss Alps and the Jura mountains over the weekend, leaving the first layers that are needed for a good skiing base. Jura skiers were already out Saturday and Sunday 20-21 November, at La Faucille. […]

Swiss snow and winter sports report, 26 February

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Go above 2,000 for decent snow – but avalanche danger has risen to 4/5 in some areas

Swiss weekend snow and winter sports report, 12 February 2010


Carnival, perfect snow, blue skies and more

Swiss weekend snow and winter sports report, 15 January 2010


Runs were excellent and slopes quiet during the week