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Gourmet getaway

Gastronomic delights

The canton of Vaud offers multiple gastronomic facets: from fine restaurants rated in the world-renowned gastronomic guides to the vast variety of terroir specialties. To the great delight of fans of gastronomy and gourmets eager to taste gastronomic curiosities from Vaud!
The outstanding gastronomic heritage of the canton of Vaud offers an authentic gourmet experience. Exploring the region in search of gustatory experiences allows you to immerse yourself in local cuisine in an authentic way while enjoying fine food outdoors or in the cordial atmosphere of a restaurant.

Gourmet walks are part of the must-do activities. They comprise local product tastings, vintage wines and other local beverages. Cheeses, deli meats, truffles and pastries are all regional specialties that abound in the canton of Vaud. Local producers’ tasting sessions and visits to production sites further enhance your gustatory experience. Follow our guide to enjoy the region’s gastronomic delights to the full!

the gourmet paradise

the gourmet paradise
As fans of good wines, Vaudois people also appreciate good cuisine and are happy to put on a great spread whenever the opportunity arises! Indeed, the Lake Geneva Region rates among the most reputed table arts regions worldwide.
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An incomparable terroir

An incomparable terroir
Cheeses, meats, pastries and a thousand other specialties make up the outstanding and authentic Vaudois terroir that will delight your senses. These products reflect the producers’ traditional know-how and find their true expression in the skilful hands of the Chefs in one of the many restaurants and “pintes” (typical Vaudois inns) in the canton of Vaud.
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The most beautiful terraces in the canton of Vaud

The most beautiful terraces in the canton of Vaud
Conviviality is an art of living in the canton of Vaud. Sharing a meal or a drink in good company and in the open air is part of the best moments during the summer season. Our selection shows you where to find the most beautiful terraces out in the green, on the lakeshores or in the mountains.
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Traditional Restaurants in the Canton de Vaud

Traditional Restaurants in the Canton de Vaud
Culinary specialities abound in the canton of Vaud and appeal to tourists and natives alike. Authentic or modified traditional recipes fill the menu card of our selection of restaurants, be they modern, century-old, in the countryside, the mountains or downtown
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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.

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