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Immersed in nature!

On foot or by bike, there are a thousand ways to uncover our countryside © Studio Patrick Jantet

Immersed in nature!

On foot or by bike, there are a thousand ways to uncover our countryside © Studio Patrick Jantet

Come and uncover ou countryside's hidden trasures!

The countryside plays its charm with old churches, castles and archeological sites © Patrick Loertscher

Immersed om mature!

On foot or by bike, there are a thousand ways to uncover our countryside © Studio Patrick Jantet

On the path of narcissuses!

Make the most of your stay in the Lake Geneva Region and explore a varied and well-preserved countryside © OTV

 
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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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Geography

Located in south-west Switzerland, the Lake Geneva Region is bordered by Lake Geneva, France and the borders of the cantons of Geneva, Neuchâtel, Fribourg, Bern and Valais.

The Lake Geneva Region (Canton Vaud) is an area of 3,212 km2 and is one of the largest cantons in Switzerland. It shares its borders with France and five of Switzerland’s 26 cantons (Geneva, Neuchâtel, Fribourg, Berne and Valais).


The canton consists of three geographical regions: the Jura range (15%), the Plateau (63%) and the Alps (22%). The lowest point is the Lake Geneva basin at 372 metres; the highest point is the Diablerets massif at 3,209 metres.


Surface area

Total surface area: 3,212 km2 or 321'179 hectares or 1,220 sq. mi. (7.8% of Swiss territory)
Agriculture: 1'022 km2 or 102'248 hectares or 395 sq. mi.
Forest: 1'393 km2 or 139'310 hectares or 538 sq. mi.
Vineyards: 39 km2 or 3'856 hectares or 15 sq. mi.

Altitudes

Highest point: Les Diablerets (3'209m/10,528ft)
Lowest point: Lake Geneva (372m/1,220ft)

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Lake Geneva Region

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Morges

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Rougemont

Guided visit in french with local produkt tasting

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Yverdon-les-Bains

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