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Cultural treasures

The Lake Geneva Region offers over a hundred museums exhibiting a vast range of cultural heritage items
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The Lake Geneva Region skilfully combines avant-garde buildings and treasures of the past...
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Something else...

The yurts on Rochers-de-Naye guarantee a change of scenery in exotic surroundings
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Freddie Mercury's statue, Montreux

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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
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Celibrities

Lausanne Coco Chanel in Lausanne

Coco Chanel stayed regularly in Lausanne after World War II: in palaces and then in her residence in Sauvabelin. The fashion designer rests at Bois-de-Vaux cemetery in Lausanne....

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Montreux Empress Sissi

Elizabeth of Austria, the empress who was popularised by a film series under the nickname Sissi, escaped the cumbersomeness of the Austrian court by travelling. Between 1893 and 1898 she stayed several times in the Lake Geneva Reg...

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Montreux Freddie Mercury and Queen in Montreux

Freddie Mercury, the singer of the rock band Queen, settled in Montreux because of its serenity. He acquired a recording studio, where he made his last album with Queen: "Made in Heaven"....

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Montreux Igor Stravinsky in Clarens / Montreux

The Russian composer Igor Stravinsky came to the Lake Geneva Region for health reasons. He composed several major works here. The Congress Centre Auditorium bears his name....

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Montreux Jean-Jacques Rousseau draws inspiration from Montreux

Geneva-born writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau knew the Lake Geneva Region well. A passage of his novel “Julie or the New Heloise” is set in the Montreux region, thus contributing to its romantic reputation....

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Montreux Lord Byron

An enthusiastic traveller, Byron met his friends the Shelleys in Geneva in 1816. It was one evening, while entertaining themselves by making up ghost stories, that Mary Shelley was to invent her character of Frankenstein. Byron an...

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Tolochenaz Audrey Hepburn in Tolochenaz

Cinema star Audrey Hepburn lived for over 30 years in the Lake Geneva Region. This renowned actress and UNICEF goodwill ambassador rests in Tolochenaz....

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Vevey Charlie Chaplin in Corsier / Vevey

Screenwriter and film producer Charlie Chaplin – the Tramp in "Modern Times" - settled in Manoir de Ban in Vevey. His statue on the lakeside promenade recalls his 25-year stay in the region....

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Documentation

Getting away at your own pace

Switzerland Mobility itineraries on foot, by bike, by mountain bike or on roller skates
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Time-out between Chasselas and Lake Geneva

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Wine and terroir weekend wine in the heart of the vineyard

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Savoring Lavaux !

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A taste of Lavaux with the Auberge de la Gare, Grandvaux

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Easter Cruise

Sunday 20th April 2014, celebrate Easter on the lake and enjoy an exquisite menu!...

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Swiss Navigation Day

On board a Belle Epoque boat or a modern speedboat, navigate for the whole day as the whim takes you...

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Events

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Payerne

Bach 4 Passions - Classical Music Festival

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Apr
18

La Tour-de-Peilz

Portes ouvertes ayurveda, méditation

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Apr
18

Rougemont

Guided visit in french with local produkt tasting

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