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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.

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.
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.
Travel around the Canton de Vaud from your screen
Discover the canton of Vaud from your sofa. Thanks to this new interactive portal, the tour of the canton is accessible with one click. Be your own guide and navigate among the most beautiful sites. Our regions have never seemed so close!
Whatever your mode, the Canton of Vaud offers you a total disconnection. Completely disconnect from everyday life, dive into a world of aquatic pleasures, the Canton of Vaud welcomes you for a wave of exotic freshness!
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!

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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!


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