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Get a taste of the varied Vaudois tourist offer in all seasons!

What kind of one-day excursions or weekends are on offer in the canton of Vaud? Lakes, mountains, vineyards, winter sports, summer hikes: Our theme pages are an inspiring invitation to explore our region.

Admire the flowered landscapes in the canton of Vaud with a tiny but very qualified guide…
The time of flowers and nature’s awakening is here again! Enjoy it to the full in the four corners of the canton of Vaud, during the flower shows and on hikes featuring flowers.
Hikes are the best way to enjoy the canton of Vaud’s nature treasures.
The ten most beautiful nature strolls in the canton of Vaud offer relaxation and well-being in the regional nature parks, the Vaudois Jura and Pays-d'Enhaut.
The sublime and varied landscapes in the canton of Vaud are well worth a stay in Switzerland. The nicest way to discover them is by tourist transport.
During your holidays in Switzerland, don't miss the six most beautiful panoramas in the canton of Vaud. They are accessible by train, boat, and cable car.
Visit the cellar of a Vaudois vintner and treat yourself to a tasting session of his or her wines
Explore the vast number of wines, terroir products and winegrowing landscapes of the canton of Vaud during the Vaud Open Cellar Days. A festive and unique Pentecost weekend where you can meet some 300 vintners, taste wines and experience an unforgettable weekend.
2020: an extraordinary year of sports in Canton of Vaud
Olympic Games, hockey, petanque and cycling: In 2020, four international competitions will bring together 3,400 athletes and turn the canton of Vaud into the capital of sports!
Autumn is the ideal season for an excursion or a stay in the canton of Vaud.
The top 20 autumn activities to do in the canton of Vaud are: nature walks, festive events and gourmet outings.
What is there to do in the winter before, after or instead of skiing in the canton of Vaud?
Is skiing the only winter activity? Not in the canton of Vaud! Hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, skating, wellness and mountain gastronomy make sure you can enjoy the snow in a relaxed way, be it during the day or at night!
The canton of Vaud welcomed young athletes from around the world
The canton of Vaud hosted the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne. From January 9 to 22, 2020, the tourist sites of Lausanne, Villars-Les Diablerets, Leysin-Les Mosses and Vallée de Joux organised the competitions for international athletes aged 15 to 18.
Discover the magic of Christmas during a weekend in the canton of Vaud
There’s no place like the canton of Vaud when it comes to charming Christmas markets, attractive end-of-year events and fun activities. Winter won’t ever feel the same again after spending some time at Montreux Noël, Bô Noël and the other Christmas markets.


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