Pratical Information - Lake Geneva Region (Switzerland)

Pratical Informations

Our helpful and sometimes surprising practical information gives you all the keys to preparing your trip in the canton of Vaud. If you cannot find an answer to your question in these pages, our hospitality professionals are happy to help by email or telephone.

Where is the canton of Vaud located? Which is the best period to visit it? Do I need a visa? These and many other questions are answered in these pages. Our hospitality professionals have put together the most relevant, interesting and useful information to allow you to prepare your trip to and in the canton of Vaud. Arriving with the right identity papers, knowing about the opening hours of shops and how to change your currency into Swiss francs: here are some top tips to allow you to fully enjoy your stay.

Don’t hesitate to contact us for any further information. We will respond by email or phone, in English, French or German to give you the best service.

See you soon in the canton of Vaud!

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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!