Only two hours away from Zurich, the canton of Vaud is an ideal destination for day trips or fun weekends with your loved ones.
Lausanne, Olympic Capital
From the “Mediterranean style” lakeside to the historical centre, from captivating museums to great parks, Lausanne has everything to charm your whole family.
Explore the Chillon castle and fort
Accompanied by guides in period costumes, discover an authentic medieval fortress with its kitchen, cellar, prison, etc. all in a beautiful location at the lakeshore. New this autumn: while in Chillon, for the first time you can also visit the 20th century military fort.
Bike in the UNESCO Lavaux region
Criss-cross the vineyards of Lavaux with your bike or e-bike: you’ll enjoy their beautiful autumn colours as well as a breathtaking view over lake and mountains.
Venture into the salt mines in Bex
Hop on the small train and ride to the heart of the salty mountain. You’ll discover the most spectacular and characteristic elements of the excavation techniques used from 1684 right up to modern times.
Experience Chaplin’s World
The Manoir de Ban and its Hollywood-style studio showcase the humour and emotions so dear to Charlie Chaplin which conquered the entire planet. A must.
Taste a fondue on board
Savour a fondue while cruising on Lake Geneva and enjoying the views with the Lake Geneva Navigation Company.
Take advantage of the rich network of train, bus and even boat lines, and travel in the canton while simply relaxing and enjoying the view.
Find more suggestions on www.region-du-leman.ch
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