Don’t miss the biggest Desalpes festival in the lake region, happening in St. Cergue this Saturday morning.  We advise getting there early and wearing sturdy boots if you want to get close to the parading cows, wearing their large floral head pieces and bells as they descend from their summer pastures high in the mountains.

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St. Cergue is less than an hour by train or car from Geneva. To reach St. Cergue by train, take the regional train from Geneva to Nyon; in Nyon, follow the signs to transfer to the Nyon – St-Cergue – La Cure train (NStCM) to St. Cergue. To reach the town by car, click here for an interactive map and enter your address for directions.

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