"Le Glâneur" bread
This bread is a local product, the result of a partnership between farmers and the bakers of Geneva. The dough is made solely using local flour and is really tasty and crisp thanks to the traditional fermentation method that is used. Available from a number of bakeries.
Sauser is unfermented grape juice, drunk especially at the Lake Geneva wine festival in Russin, where it is pressed on the Saturday morning, i.e. just a few hours before the festival begins. Sauser goes very well with the fruit tarts and famous "Gâteau polonais" made by the farmer's wives in Russin. Available from a number of cafés in Geneva.
The SENS bar and restaurant offer two interpretations of the imaginative and sophisticated cuisine of the Pourcel brothers; these twins were awarded a Michelin star more than once for their Jardins des Cinq Sens in Montpellier. Theirs is Mediterranean cuisine inspired by extensive travel in the region, with striking combinations of hot and cold, soft and crunchy.
Formerly known as the Island of the Boats, Rousseau Island owes its current name to its imposing bronze statue, erected in honor of the famous philosopher of the Enlightenment in 1835