Caran D'Ache

FLEA MARKET

On the weekend, head to the sprawling market at Plainpalais to wander amongst vintage hats, rickety bicycles and antique books. Geneva is an extremely expensive city to dine out in, so this is also an excellent place to buy food from one of the many farmers’ stalls brimming with fresh vegetables, spicy olives, cured meats and an endless array of Swiss cheese. ADDRESS: Plaine de Plainpalais, 1205 Geneva

CARAN D’ACHE

Like walking into the pencil case of your childhood dreams, marvel at row upon row of immaculately colour-ordered pencils in shades you didn’t even know existed. The immutable splendour of the Caran d’Ache pencil is appreciated by all ages, making it an excellent place to buy souvenirs. Indeed, no trip to Geneva is complete without a visit. ADDRESS: Place du Bourg-de-Four 8, 1204 Geneva, +41223109000

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