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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

Immersed in nature!

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

 
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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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Opening hours

Working week
Offices (public services, banks, insurance companies, etc.) are open from Monday to Friday and shops from Monday to Saturday. It is not unusual for small shops and boutiques to close on Mondays.


Public holidays
As well as Sundays, public holidays in the Lake Geneva Region are as follows:

 1 January  New Year's Day
 2 January  St Basil
 (day after New Year's Day)
 varies
 (Friday before Easter)
 Good Friday
 varies (Monday after Easter)  Easter Monday
 varies
 (Thursday 40 days after Easter)
 Ascension Day
 varies (Monday 10 days after
 Ascension Day)
 Whit Monday
 1 August  National Holiday
 varies
 (3rd Monday in September)
 Federal Fast Day
 25 December  Christmas Day
 26 December  Boxing Day
 (day after Christmas Day)


Opening hours
Major stores and specialist shops are open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. or 8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. or 6.45 p.m., and on Saturdays until 5 p.m. Shops are closed on Sundays, except for some baker's and grocer's.

Most banks are open Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. However, some main branches are open continually from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and branches located in shopping centres are also open on Saturdays and, as a rule, keep to the same hours as the centre.

In theory, restaurants are open until midnight, but in practice meals are served from 11.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 6.30 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. It is not unusual for restaurants to close one day a week.

Main station ticket offices are open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.

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Lake Geneva Region

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