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This Sunday, 6 October, don’t miss one of the most charming seasonal festivals in the area, the Fête de la Courge in nearby Corsier. Courge is the French word for squash, and this fête spotlights pumpkins in every way. Large pumpkins and small, pumpkin quiche, pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup – and more!

All things pumpkin in Corsier!  Photo credit: The Swiss Watch Blog

All things pumpkin in Corsier
Thanks to former AIWC member and author of The Swiss Watch Blog for these photos from last year’s festival!

Photo credit: The Swiss Watch Blog

Photo credit: The Swiss Watch Blog

The day-long festival begins at 10h00 and concludes by 18h00. In addition to pumpkins and other varieties of squash, local fare like sausages, macarons, breads, pastries, and beer will be on offer.

Photo credit: The Swiss Watch Blog

Photo credit: The Swiss Watch Blog

Photo credit: The Swiss Watch Blog

Photo credit: The Swiss Watch Blog

Getting there: Corsier is located in the Canton of Geneva. Via public transportation, it takes 20 minutes to reach Corsier from the center of town (arret: Rive) on Bus G (direction P+R Viegy). By car, head north on Route de Thonon and watch for signs for the festival as you approach Corsier.

Have you been to the Fête de la Courge? Tell us about it!  

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