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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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Castles

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Aigle Aigle Castle

Imposing Aigle Castle, a fortress of the 12th century, rises in the middle of a vineyard. The Museum of Vine and Wine recounts its millennial history....

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Coppet Coppet Castle

This medieval fortress, which was transformed into a seigniorial residence in the 18th century, was an intellectual centre in Europe thanks to the presence of Madame de Staël....

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Grandson Grandson Castle

This imposing medieval castle located at the foot of the Jura and dominating Lake Neuchâtel in the Yverdon-les-Bains region recounts the Burgundy wars against Charles the Bold. Exhibitions of collection old-timers, armour and cros...

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Eclépens Château d'Eclépens

The Château d’Eclépens is a historic house. Leaned against the hill of Mormont, the Château d’Eclépens makes one of the oldest red wine in the Canton Vaud. It also makes younger red wines as Gamaret, Garanoir and Caber...

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La Sarraz La Sarraz Castle

La Sarraz Castle, a seigniorial residence for centuries, has retained the atmosphere of a family estate. The Horse Museum was established there in 1982....

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Montreux - Veytaux Chillon Castle

Chillon Castle, a romantic site par excellence, is located near Montreux and built on an rocky islet on Lake Geneva built against a steep forest slope....

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Morges Morges Castle

Built by Louis of Savoy in 1286 to oppose the Bishop of Lausanne, Morges Castle was a fortress and a residence of the counts and dukes of Savoy and, later, of the Bernese bailiffs....

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Nyon Nyon Castle

Nyon Castle, a 12th century fortress above Lake Geneva contains the History and Porcelain Museum. New: its former prison in the attic has recently been opened to the public....

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Oron Oron Castle

The medieval castle of Oron is still in use today. It houses historic apartments and a fabulous library collection of 18th century French novels....

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Prangins Prangins Castle, Swiss National Museum

Prangins Castle is located in a marvellous park opposite Lake Geneva. This national museum presents the recent history of Switzerland and an 18th century vegetable garden....

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Yverdon-les-Bains The Castle in Yverdon-les-Bains

The medieval castle in Yverdon-les-Bains houses the History Museum and its latest discoveries; the Swiss Fashion Museum with the Robert Piguet collection. It also recalls the work of educationalist Pestalozzi....

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Avenches The Castle private

The Castle was constructed at the end of the 13th century by the bishop of Lausanne, who was the town’s overlord. It was then be transformed and enlarged by Excellences of Bern. The Castle has been the municipality’s property sinc...

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Château Le Rosey

Bursinel Castel Le Rosey (private)

Château le Rosey is one of the oldest wine-growing estates in the region known as “la Côte”, and dates back to the Middle Ages. The characteristics of its vineyards reflect centuries of quest and commitment to matching the vines ...

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Mathod/ Montagny-près-Yverdon Champvent Castle (private)

Lord Champvent’s magnificent castle, which seems to come out of a knight’s legend, dominates a surprisingly well-preserved region....

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Château de Rochefort

Moudon Le Castle de Rochefort (Visit on request)

Situated on the highest point oft he Ville-Haute (Hight Town) the „Maison de Rochefort“ is one of the most symbolic monuments in the history of Moudon. In addition to the collection showing the lifestyle and the history of Moudon ...

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Vufflens-le-Château Private castle

In the Morges region practically every village has its own castle, yet sometimes the castle is a quite normal house. Most of these castles are private and not open to the public. The most popular of the private castles is the one ...

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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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Le Canton de Vaud

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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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What’s on

Novel promotional video clip from Lausanne Tourisme

The Lausanne tourist office chose Pierrick Destraz to act in its new touristic promotional clip....

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Treasures of time in the Vallée de Joux

A new game and an exhibition will inspire the watchmaking enthusiasts. The perfect opportunity to di...

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Events

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Chéserex

Traditional Jazz Festival

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Vevey

En famille aux musées

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Le Sentier

Soirée repas-spectacle du Cabaret de la Tranchée

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