Switzerland - Lake Geneva & Vaud (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Lake Geneva & Vaud chapter from Lonely Planet’s Switzerland guidebook.

Lined by the elegant student city of Lausanne and a phalanx of pretty smaller towns, the Swiss side of the lake presents the marvellous emerald spectacle of tightly ranked vineyards spreading in terraces up the steep hillsides of the Lavaux area. Down by the water’s edge, the lakeside is graced with fairy-tale châteaux, luxurious manor houses and modest beaches.

  • discover 2000 years of wine-making in Aigle
  • maps
  • be hauled up the mountain in a cogwheel train by Rochers de Naye
  • transport
  • explore Lausanne’s blessed lakeside location and medieval centre
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Lausanne & around, La Côte, Lavaux Wine Region, Swiss Riviera, Vevey & around, Montreux, Northwestern Vaud, Yverdon-Les-Bains, The Vaud Alps, Leysin, Les Diablerets, Villars & Gryon, Pays d’Enhaut.

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