Selection of Churches and places of worship
Lausanne Synagogue of Lausanne
The Lausanne synagogue is located in the Georgette neighbourhood; inaugurated on 7 Nov. 1910
Les Diablerets - Vers-l'Eglise Protestant Church of Vers-l'Eglise
Chapel of St. Theodolus, 14th cent., enlarged in the 15th. It became a Protestant church in 1530 after the imposed Bernese reformation.
Tel. +41 (0)21 331 56 74
Facebook: Eglises des Ormonts
Les Mosses Church of Les Mosses
Tiny, mountain pasture church dating from 1911; beautiful example of the “Heimatstil.” The wooden shingle roof was re-done in 1994
1862 Les Mosses
Tel. +41 (0)24 491 14 77
Mobile +41 (0)79 744 52 85
Eglise des Mosses
Mollens Priory St-Jacques
In 1139 the church of Mollens, a monastic centre affiliated to Cluny, belonged to the abbey of Romainmôtier.
Pl. du Château 1
Tel. +41 (0)21 864 50 43
Montcherand Church of Montcherand
This small Romanesque church is situated 2 km from Orbe and in the heart of the Cluniac sites and at the crossroads of two pilgrimage routes: Saint James of Compostela and the Via Francigena.
Eglise de Montcherand
Morges Catholic Church
The church St-François de Sales was built in 1842. The architect was called Henri Perregeaux, the architecture of the church is assigned to the movement of Gothic Revival Architecture.
Rue Louis-de-Savoie 31
Tel. +41 (0)21 811 40 10
Fax +41 (0)21 811 40 11
Morges Protestant Church
Erasme Ritter, a Bernese architect, draw up the plans and conducted the construction of the protestant church (called Temple) from 1769 to 1771. After an accident that caused the subsidence of the front of the church, Léonard Roux from Lyon was charged with the rebuilding of the façade. The Temple is one of the most remarkable baroque churches in the western part of Switzerland.
Place de l'Eglise
Tel. +41 (0)21 801 15 02
Fax +41 (0)21 801 15 02
Moudon Protestant Church of Saint-Etienne
Gothic church (13th cent.); largest Gothic building after the Lausanne cathedral
Église Saint-Étienne de Moudon
Nyon Protestant Church of Nyon
Former Church of Our Lady (14th cent.), with foundations dating from 1110 and remains of a Christian building from the 8th cent.
Rue du Temple
Temple de Nyon
Orbe Former Church of Our Lady
Built, destroyed and rebuilt in the 12th, 15th and 16th cent. The belfry, with its fortified tower, is part of the city walls. Exceptional post-Gothic monument in Switzerland
Rue du Château
Rougemont Church of Rougemont
Romanesque church (end 11th cent.) modelled after Cluny. First and only convent of the Vaudois Alps
Eglise de Rougemont
Saint-Saphorin Church of Saint-Saphorin
Gothic church dating from 4th cent., when Bishop Marius (530-594) built the first church dedicated to St. Symphorien; modified 16th cent.
Sentier des Rondes
Tel. +41 (0)21 331 56 22
Eglise de Saint-Saphorin
St-Sulpice Church of St-Sulpice
Romanesque church (13th cent.), built on Cluny model. Foundations prior to 1,000 AD
Chemin du Crêt
Tel. +41 (0)21 691 72 82
Vevey Church of Saint Martin
Gothic style (13th -16th cent.); 11th cent Romanesque foundations
Boulevard de St-Martin
Eglise Saint-Martin de Vevey