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Traditions intact

Give you the opportunity to get acquainted with local regional tradtions...
© Nyon Région Tourisme

Festivalgoer's paradise

Festivals of all kinds.Lake Geneva Region will entertain you all year...
© Paléo Festival Nyon

Moving culture

A host of performances, here with the Béjart Ballet Lausanne
© Béjart Ballet / François Paolini

Opera under the stars

The greatest operas are performed at the Opera Festival in Avenches every year

 
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Lavey-les-Bains : the warmest thermal water in Switzerland
Bex: salt and wine
Gryon, the Alps at their best
Villars, town of Alpine chic and private boarding schools
Aigle, a castle in the vineyards
Les Diablerets, Glacier 3000
Leysin, for sports and studies
Les Mosses – La Lécherette
Rossinière, heir of Balthus
Château-d’Oex, capital of the hot air balloon
Rougemont, its dream chalets
Château-d’Oex, capital of the hot air balloon
Château-d’Oex, capital of the hot air balloon
Villeneuve near Lake Geneva
Montreux, congress and jazz town
Vevey, a lakeside market
Chexbres, a balcony on Lake Geneva
Cully, Lavaux and Jazz
Lutry, in celebration of wine
Lausanne, Olympic Capital
Echallens, the Swiss granary
Oron
Moudon
Payerne, Cluny heritage
Estavayer-le-Lac, medieval city
Avenches, the Roman capital
Joux Valley: a Far North atmosphere
Romainmôtier, Cluny priory
Vallorbe, an enchanting underground world
Orbe, a Roman town, with its rich terroir
Yverdon-les-Bains, its water, its heritage
Yvonand, sweet Mediterranean clime
Grandson: a terroir to your taste
Sainte-Croix / Les Rasses, music for all times
Nyon, town of history and festivals
St-Cergue, nature at its purest
Rolle, an international town
Morges, city of flowers
La Sarraz
 

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January International Hot-Air Balloon Festival in Château-d’Oex

Held in January, the International Hot-Air Balloon Festival in Château-d’Oex attracts aerostiers from around the globe. The picture of colourful balloons against the snow-capped Alpine peaks is unforgettable....

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© Prix de Lausanne

January - February Prix de Lausanne: a fish-tank of young talents

Modest in its beginnings, the Prix de Lausanne has succeeded in establishing itself on an international scale and in becoming a must on the agenda in the world of dance....

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© Cully Jazz Festival

April Cully Jazz Festival

The most intimate of Switzerland's big jazz festivals. Every spring, for nine days, the Cully Jazz Festival transforms the charming winemaking township into a jazz mecca....

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© Visions du Réel

April Visions du Réel, International Film Festival

A unique documentary cinema venue in Switzerland. Committed films, intimate portraits, major reports, video art and documentary radio art: the festival explores the great diversity in the field of documentaries....

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April - Mai Tulip Festival

Every spring, Morges hosts the Tulip Festival at Parc de l'Indépendance on the shore of Lake Geneva. An eagerly awaited date in an exceptional site opposite the Alps....

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©Pays-d'Enhaut Tourisme-Patrick Rocquin

May-October The Kingdom of Cats

Rossinière transforms into a kingdom of cats during summer....

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© Ilia Chkolnik

May & December Béjart Ballet Lausanne: sublime every time

With its dancers of hair-raising talents and its breathtaking shows, the Béjart Ballet Lausanne generates enchantment wherever it goes. In Lausanne and in the four corners of the globe....

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June Open Cellar Day in the Lake Geneva Region

All vintners gather once more to welcome guests in a friendly atmosphere....

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© Montreux Jazz Festival

July Montreux Jazz Festival

Created in 1967 by Claude Nobs, over the years the Montreux Jazz Festival has become the undeniable rallying point for music lovers from Switzerland and abroad....

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July Avenches Opera Festival

Every summer, the Roman arenas in Avenches vibrate to the sounds of the Opera Festival which attracts several thousand spectators, who have come to enjoy high-quality artistic performances....

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July Land of Children Festival

The 2nd edition of the Land of Children Festival takes place from 26 July to 3 August this year....

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Paléo Festival Nyon

July Paléo Festival Nyon

Rock, folk, French chanson, Reggae, street theatre.... In six days, more than 225,000 people visit one of Europe’s major open-air festivals....

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Building site - The Show

July-August Building site - The Show

A show that will enchant you! Echallens will host a huge open-air theatre show on the theme of building sites....

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© Athletissima

July Athletissima Lausanne

Athletissima, an international athletics event in Lausanne, presents the currently best athletes, handicapped athletes and junion athletes for very emotional moments....

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©Swiss Air Force

August-September AIR14 Payerne

One of the greatest European air meetings will be held in Payerne in celebration of the 100 years of the Swiss Air Force....

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© Li Wei-Façade BCV-Sebastien Devrient

September Festival Images

Images, a festival of the visual arts, is the first open-air photography festival in Switzerland....

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© LT / B.-H Bissat

October Lausanne Marathon

Lausanne Marathon, an international event with a worldwide reputation, started in 1993 with 1,522 runners. Today, more than 10,000 runners from 30 countries compete on the marathon track every year....

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November-december Montreux Noël: magic guaranteed!

Designed to enchant the young and not so young, the Montreux Christmas Market and its exceptional location between the lake and the mountains expands every year. An absolute must!...

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Documentation

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International Hot-Air Balloon Festival in Château-d’Oex

Held in January, the International Hot-Air Balloon Festival ...
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Prix de Lausanne: a fish-tank of young talents

Modest in its beginnings, the Prix de Lausanne has succeeded ...
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Cully Jazz Festival

The most intimate of Switzerland's big jazz festivals. Every ...
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Visions du Réel, International Film Festival

A unique documentary cinema venue in Switzerland. Committed ...
» More…
» More offers…

Tulip Festival

Every spring, Morges hosts the Tulip Festival at Parc de l'I ...
» More…
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The Kingdom of Cats

Rossinière transforms into a kingdom of cats during summer. ...
» More…
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Béjart Ballet Lausanne: sublime every time

With its dancers of hair-raising talents and its breathtakin ...
» More…
» More offers…

Open Cellar Day in the Lake Geneva Region

All vintners gather once more to welcome guests in a friendl ...
» More…
» More offers…

Montreux Jazz Festival

Created in 1967 by Claude Nobs, over the years the Montreux ...
» More…
» More offers…

Avenches Opera Festival

Every summer, the Roman arenas in Avenches vibrate to the so ...
» More…
» More offers…

Land of Children Festival

The 2nd edition of the Land of Children Festival takes place ...
» More…
» More offers…

Paléo Festival Nyon

Rock, folk, French chanson, Reggae, street theatre.... In si ...
» More…
» More offers…

Building site - The Show

A show that will enchant you! Echallens will host a huge ope ...
» More…
» More offers…

Athletissima Lausanne

Athletissima, an international athletics event in Lausanne, ...
» More…
» More offers…

AIR14 Payerne

One of the greatest European air meetings will be held in Pa ...
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» More offers…

Festival Images

Images, a festival of the visual arts, is the first open-air ...
» More…
» More offers…

Lausanne Marathon

Lausanne Marathon, an international event with a worldwide r ...
» More…
» More offers…

Montreux Noël: magic guaranteed!

Designed to enchant the young and not so young, the Montreux ...
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The Cheese Train

From December 6, 2013 to April 27, 2014, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30, the Cheese Trai...

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Tulip Festival

MORGES, PARC DE L'INDEPENDANCE - Every spring, Morges hosts the Tulip Festival at Parc de l'Indépen...

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Yverdon-les-Bains

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Lausanne

Morne (US) + Support TBC

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Yverdon-les-Bains

Je (re)papote avec vous

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