Museum Alexis Forel

Swiss landscapes – authentic film sets

Sep 16, 2019

From 5th October 2019 to 5th January 2020, an exhibition will bring together photos, posters and film clips that use Switzerland as a setting, from 1900 to now.

The Bolle Foundation and the Alexis Forel Museum will present Backdrop Switzerland at Morges on the shore of Lake Geneva. The name of the exhibition highlights the fact that Switzerland has provided the backdrop for many foreign films. Film-lovers across the globe have been able to discover Lake Geneva, its shores and towns as the backdrop to an ingenious robbery from the vaults of a private Geneva bank, for instance. They have also followed the tribulations of a chocolate heiress in a mansion high above Lausanne, or have wiped away a tear as they see a couple in love exchanging passionate kisses in front of Chillon Castle. Alpine landscapes have starred in several James Bond episodes and in over nine feature films portraying the adventures of Heidi. An opportunity to admire Switzerland from some unusual angles.

Terms and conditions

What if our personalised recommendations don’t suit you?

you can choose to base the recommendations displayed on your own requirements and interests. Whether you’re looking for a solo adventure, family activities or a gourmet trip with your spouse, the suggestions made will be based on your own preferences.

You want to find out what the local tourist attractions are based on your current location?

You can use the map on each page to establish your location and find local points of interest. So you’ll be able to explore the canton, region by region, select the places you’re going to visit along a planned route and get a quick idea of what a town has to offer you.

You want to make your own selection? Just store your top picks in favourites!

If you want to store your selection, print it, export it to your free smartphone app "Vaud:Guide” or share it with your friends, you'll can do all this with “Favourites”.

You want to share your wish list And your choices with your friends? That’s simple!