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  • Im Vallon de Nant
    Im Vallon de Nant Photo: Jochen Ihle, Wandermagazin SCHWEIZ
  • Römische Säulen in Nyon.
    Römische Säulen in Nyon. Photo: Jochen Ihle, Wandermagazin SCHWEIZ
  • Weinberge und Dorfkirche in Concise
    Weinberge und Dorfkirche in Concise Photo: Jochen Ihle, Wandermagazin SCHWEIZ
  • Blick zum Genfersee von der Tour de Mayen Photo: Claudia Hofer, Wandermagazin SCHWEIZ
  • Das Schloss von Nyon. Photo: Jochen Ihle, Wandermagazin SCHWEIZ
  • Im Botanischen Garten "La Thomasia" Photo: Peter-Lukas Meier, Wandermagazin SCHWEIZ
  • Blick über das Schloss Grandson Photo: Jochen Ihle, Wandermagazin SCHWEIZ


The Canton of Vaud offers an endless feast of experiences for outdoor enthusiasts. Eager to get travel recommendations? With your online guide you can plan your trip to the Canton of Vaud effortlessly. Gather information on the best tours throughout the region, all events you should not miss, tips for places to visit as well as accomodation. Here is a short list of the highlights in the Canton of Vaud:
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Destinations in Vaud


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Attractions in Vaud

Outdoor activities in a varied landscape

In the north and south, the canton, known as Vaud in French, extends to the shores of Lake Neuchâtel and Lake Geneva. On the shores of Lake Geneva, whose mild climate makes it possible to grow wine, lie famous cities such as Lausanne, the cantonal capital, and Montreux, where the world-famous Jazz Festival is held every year.

The sunny Vaud Riviera is particularly popular with water sports enthusiasts and spa guests.

The Alps of Vaud, which rise up to the east of Lake Geneva, are ideal for sports enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, alpine tours and mountain biking. Winter sports enthusiasts also get their money's worth: cross-country skiers head for the Vallée de Joux in the Jura mountains, while skiers and snowboarders enjoy the slopes below the 3210 m high Sommet des Diablerets.


Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language