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    Find Circus Knie Performing in Geneva this September 2019

    • Event: Circus Knie
    • Date: 1st to 12th September
    • Venue: Plaine de Plainpalais

    Step right up folks to see Circus Knie.  The largest circus in Switzerland is back in Geneva to mark their 100th anniversary. The award-winning troupe will be wowing the crowds with a spectacular anniversary program. Expect draw dropping performances from 42 artists from all over the world, with a colourful bouquet of acts guaranteed for a fun and thrilling day out.

    Are you coming to Geneva for the circus this year? Fraser Suites Geneva has everything you need to know about going.

    What is Circus Kine?

    For those visiting from around the world, here’s everything you need to know. 

    The circus, which was founded in 1919, stays strong to its roots with traditional acts such as tight rope walking, juggling, animals and of course, clowns.  Each year, the family Knie present their top performing acts to excited crowds all over Switzerland. The circus has remained with the same family for generations.

    Where and when does Circus Knie take place? 

    The circus runs roughly for the first two weeks of the month, the 1st to the 12th September, at the Plaine de Plainpalais.

    Plaine de Plainpalais is situated in the south of the city centre in the Plainpalais district. The large multipurpose space is used for various events such as markets and fairs due to its size and convenient location.  Fans of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein will know the area from its mention in the book, and you’ll see a little nod to it if you’re walking through with the Zombie statue near the Skatepark. 

    On the outskirts of the venue, you will find plenty of pubs, restaurants and cafés if you’re looking to grab a bite to each before the show. 

    How much are tickets for Circus Knie?  

    Tickets prices start at CHF 20.80 and will go up depending on where you choose to sit.  Children under 3 are free but are not entitled to a seat. For more information, click here

    What acts can I expect to see at the Circus?

    You can expect a multitude of fantastic acts, including:  

    • Ariel Acrobatics
    • Standing Horse Riding
    • Live Music
    • Balance Duo
    • Clowns
    • Ballet Juggling
    • Skating Acrobatics
    • Circus Theatre Bingo

    How can I get to Circus Knie from Fraser Suites Geneva?  

    The Plaine de Plainpalais is roughly 700m from the hotel and a 12-minute walk. You could always hop on a bus or a cab but walking through the city is a fantastic way to get your bearings and get a feel for the neighbourhood. 

    Where can I find accommodation near Circus Knie? 

    If you are planning on making a day of it, you’ll be wanting to come back to a hotel that offers more than just a room.  Our luxury serviced studio apartments offer the luxury of a hotel but have the amenities and comfort of home.  Each apartment has its own living and kitchen areas, perfect if you are looking to relax and unwind after a long day out before heading off to bed.

    Our central location makes it ideal for anyone looking to make the most of their trip and see what Geneva has to offer.

    Can I get a deal on a hotel suite for Circus Knie?

    Fraser Suites Geneva run special offers throughout the year. If you’re already planning your trip, why not take a look at our offers page.  It has all of our latest deals and how to get the best rate possible when you book directly on site.

    More Events

    To find out what other events are taking place in Geneva in September, see our "The most exciting events in Geneva throughout September 2019" blog post.