The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

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The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival

In Morges Switzerland

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

Every Spring, the “Parc de l’Indépendance“ on the shore of Lake Geneva in Morges hosts a stunning and very colourful FREE event. It’s the annual Tulip Festival which lasts for seven weeks.

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

Tulip Festival Morge 2021 From 1st April – 9th May

Around 145,000 tulips from 275 different varieties will be blooming from 1st April to 9th May in the flower beds of the park which is located next to the town’s castle close to the lake. As well as tulips in all shapes, sizes and colours, you can find daffodils, muscaris and other spring bulbs too.

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

We visited and were impressed by the colour and diversity of tulips on view and enjoyed walking through the park and along the lake promenade where there were yet more tulips to be found.

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

There are a number of events taking place over the duration of the festival, including a Sound & Light show, a walk in the tulips, and the famous bulb sale.

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

Tulip Festival Created in 1971 To Mark 50 years of the Lake Geneva Horticultural Society

The Tulip Festival was created in 1971 to mark 50 years of the Lake Geneva Horticultural Society and every year the horticulture apprentices of the Morges Centre for Professional Studies create several of the flower beds.

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

The Parc de l’Indépendance Morges

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

The “Parc de l’Indépendance“ is named after the date of the independence of the Lake Geneva Region in 1898.

The Stunning & Colourful Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland

Morges Tulip Festival / Fête de la Tulipe

Where: Parc de l’Indépendance, Morges

When: 1st April – 9th May 2021

Admission: FREE!

For more information and to find out the latest status of the flowering of the tulips at the Tulip Festival see here

Where To Stay:

We stayed at the Hostellerie Le Petit Manoir which is located a short walk from the Park del l’Indépendance and a few minutes walk from the railway station. It offers comfortable rooms, very good food and has a delightful garden as well as a small spa. Due to Covid regulations you need to book the spa in advance.

Hostellerie Le Petit Manoir

Address: Avenue Ignace Paderewski 8, 1110 Morges

Click this link for Google directions to the Parc de l’Indépendance Morges

See the park on Google maps below:

The Annual Tulip Festival in Morges Switzerland (Free)

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Photos by Carmen Sirboiu

FCamen is a photographer with a studio who does family and individual portrait photography as well as CV and LinkedIn photos. You can visit www.Carmen.Photo here

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1 comment

Kritika Panase April 30, 2021 - 10:51 am

A nice delightful post with some gorgeous tulips. Thanks for sharing and bringing the history of “Parc de l’Indépendance”. Loved it!

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