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What shall I tell you about the old town of Carouge? I chose to live here, I so much like its... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2019
Carouge, Switzerland
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Worth a stroll

Old Carouge is as different of old Geneva that a latin and german town could be and this just a few... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2019
Jean M
Geneva, Switzerland
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Once its own independent town, this neighborhood still serves as a refuge from the bustle of city life and is often fondly referred to as the "Greenwich Village of Geneva."
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

We caught the tram down to Vieux-Carouge after being recommended by a friend. We really enjoyed the beautiful architecture, the coloured buildings and stylish boutiques. It was also a market day so we tried a beautiful selection of cheeses and cheese and fetta pastries, cooked...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

What shall I tell you about the old town of Carouge? I chose to live here, I so much like its atmosphere. The best time to visit it is a Saturday night, between noon and midnight. You kick-off with a lunch at the Marché, then...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

Old Carouge is as different of old Geneva that a latin and german town could be and this just a few tram stops apart. Although the place has been colonized by the wealthy and shops have developed in accordance there is still much to enjoy...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 3, 2019

This neighborhood is so charming and easily transports you in a quick second to another time; another country almost. Once a part of Italy, you really will feel like you're wandering the streets of an Italian village rather than a suburb of Geneva. The only...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

After walking around Old Town in Geneva (where the St. Pierre Cathedral is located), I walked through Carouge. The Carouge had a different feel to the other places in Geneva. The facade was old but as old as the old town. The pastel colours also...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

After doing a walking tour of Geneva with a local friend we stopped for an apéro on the square un Vieux Carouge. The unusually warm February Sunday afternoon brought out many locals who strolled through the square and enjoyed the warm sun. There were couples,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

The bohemian district of Courage -10 minutes off the city centre is the right spot for well-appointed restaurants, stylish bars and modern boutique of local designers. Amazed seeing that this particular area is a bustling hub for the younger generation. I also remember coming across...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Cute Area,some streets are nicer than the ones in Central Geneva.The only downside was that we decided to walk to a shopping mall and ended up in an unappealing Industrial Area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

The whole are is interesting architecturally with lovely buildings and quaint streets. Its a pleasure to walk around, visiting churches, buildings and off-the-beaten-track places before stopping at a nice little cafe for coffee or a brasserie for a beer of glass of wine. The pleasant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bob T
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We took a tram out on a Monday afternoon to explore carouge having seen it on our tourist map. You really don't feel like you're in a city here, its more like a rural village. We found it pleasant and traditional. Unfortunately most of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from thedarksocrates | Reviewed this property |
Please note, that this entry is about the restaurant called Vieux Carouge, not the old town of Carouge, just for clarity.