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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.

The canton of Vaud offers a multitude of landscapes to cycling fans!
About twenty marked SwitzerlandMobility routes take bikers and mountain bikers across undulating landscapes: soothing lakes, demanding mountain passes as well as vineyards and the countryside.
Visit the cellar of a vaudois vintner and treat yourself to a tasting session of his or her wines
If there’s a not-to-be-missed event in the canton of Vaud, it’s the Vaud Open Cellar Days ! There’s holiday flair and relaxation throughout the canton during the Pentecost weekend. The six wine-growing regions all join in this event and the 300 participating cellars offer a wide range of wines waiting to be discovered.
The sublime and varied landscapes in the canton of Vaud are well worth a stay in Switzerland. The nicest way to discover them is by tourist transport.
The canton of Vaud abounds with a variety of splendid panoramas. All of them are accessible within a day. Take the time to discover several of them during a weekend or a longer stay and experience the scope and variety of the Vaudois tourist offer.
The canton of Vaud has eight AOCs based on six wine regions. They produce quality wines such as chasselas and many other red and white grape varieties.
The canton of Vaud is the homeland of Chasselas. This grape variety is grown in six magnificent regions that are shaped by a long winegrowing tradition. The wines of its eight designations of controlled origin (AOC) can be enjoyed on any occasion: among friends, during wine tours or directly at the winemakers’ estates.
Hikes are the best way to enjoy the canton of Vaud’s nature treasures.
Walk along the lakeshores, explore the meadows and recharge your batteries in the mountains while discovering our most beautiful landscapes!
Vaudois gastronomic hotels: the 3-in-1 stay à la vaudoise
What do you expect of your holiday hotel? That is offers a great location? Unrivalled comfort for a good night's sleep? Should the hotel also serve as a guide to the region’s vast palette of food and wine specialties? Many hotels in the canton of Vaud keep an eye on their restaurant offer and are keen to have their guests discover artisan products and regional wines. Accommodation, gastronomy and fine wines: This is the 3-in-1 stay à la Vaudoise!

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