The February Living in the Know 2017 podcast is now out. On this podcast, Lisa explains the new French law that came into force on January 15th 2017 regarding minors (children under 18) travelling without their parents.
Catherine recounts the carnival season and suggests some carnivals to visit and what to expect. Lisa also teaches Catherine a French expression: something used to describe appearance… tune in to find out what it is!
Click on the link at the bottom of this post to hear the podcast.
This podcast is a collaboration between Catherine from Living in Nyon and Lisa from Know-it-all passport
Carnival time! Cover up your drink so the confetti doesn’t fall in it!
Photos above and below taken at the Carnival of Sion, Broc and Basel – copyright C.Nelson-Pollard
Carnaval de Bulle – 17 -19 February – famous for its children’s parade.
Carnival de Genolier – 4th March
Carnaval de Preverenges – 1st April
Carnaval de Sion 23- 29 Feb Saturday 25th Feb at 14:00 Main parade with music and decorated trucks, confetti, fun for the children
Brandons Payerne 3- 6 March 2017- Children’s parade on the 4th March
If you don’t want to go to Venice than head off to the carnival in Annecy on the 10th –12th March. Lots of great photo opportunities at this carnival.
Note there are many other carnivals taking place on lots of towns around the country over the next few weeks. Check your area out to see if there is one happening near you.
Check your area out to see if there is one happening near you.