La zona vinícola se ha hecho un hueco entre los aficionados a los caldos nobles con nombres como St-Saphorin, Dézaley y Epesses. La producción de vino tiene una larga tradición en la región al norte del lago Lemán. A mediados del siglo XII los monjes cistercienses comenzaron a aterrazar las empinadas faldas y a protegerlas con muros de piedra. Estos viñedos siguen siendo la característica de esta extraordinaria región y hasta hoy, la viticultura es la base económica de toda la zona.
Set in the manoir where he breathed his last, Chaplin's World is a museum dedicated entirely to the legendary comedian, Charlie Chaplin. This charming museum gives an insight deep into the comedian's personal as well as his professional life. The museum is divided into three sections, the world-class studio, the lush green park and the splendid manor. Within the studio, you will find yourself surrounded by model sets from some of his well-known films, wax statues of the legend and his co-stars, and audiovisuals that trace his journey from a nobody to one of the most talented actors, writers and filmmakers. The museum also illustrates his meetings with famous personalities like Sophia Loren and Mahatma Gandhi. For any further information, you can call on +41 842 422 422. If you wish to spend your day immersed in stories from the life of this legendary comedian, Chaplin's World assures you an enriching experience.
Lucens Castle is a beautiful and grand historic structure, located on a hill top and over looking the countryside town of Lucens. Built around the 16th Century, the castle served a residential place for kings and nobility, a fortress, a girls institution before being sold to a private party. Today, it functions as a luxury event venue with weddings, dinners, parties, meetings and conferences regularly hosted here. 10 rooms for accommodation are available as well.
Nestled in the Lake Geneva Region, the Parc Jura Vaudois enchants hikers, bikers, and outdoor adventurers of every stripe. This stunning regional park features 523 kilometers (324.97 miles) of winding trails that cut through thickly wooded emerald green pastures and occasional stonewalls. Extending from the Col de la Givrine, to the Col du Molledruz, hikers in the park will encounter mesmerizing landscapes that range from the shimmer of Lake Geneva, to the pristine alpine beauty of the Alps.
Charming public gardens, planted with exotic trees and shrubs and displaying bronze statues, lead you up to the museum. Once at the top, one can see the modern building is truly inspired by a Greek temple with its white marble facade. Two rows of white columns to the entrance carry the names of the towns that have hosted the Olympic games and the Olympic flame burns in an ornamental granite bowl illustrating the myth of Prometheus. The exhibition leads you through the history of the Olympic games, starting with Ancient Greece. There are beautifully preserved terracotta figures, gold laurel wreathes and marble sculptures to see. On display are all the torches that have been carried in every event since 1936 and a great collection of stamps, coins and medals bearing images of the Olympics. Huge video screens and stereo sound help the viewer to experience a part of the apprehension, excitement and concentration, the athlete encounters before an event.
Romainmotier Priory is a monastery founded by Romanus of Condat in the Canton of Vaud, explaining its namesake. Now an entry on the Swiss inventory of cultural property of national and regional significance, it once stood as a priory for monks of the Cluniac order. The rich history of the Romainmotier Priory begins around 450, from there traveling through medieval times, a 14th-century financial crisis, the Protestant Reformation, and two restorations from 1899 to 1915 and 1992 to 2000. In the summer, spring, and autumn, hymn concerts are conducted at the Romainmotier Priory, making it not only a historically significant attraction but also a cultural one.
Set in a remote location in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois, Romainmotier-Envy is bound to provide a quiet and relaxing stay. Surrounded by majestic peaks, landscaped meadows and a network of trails for easy access, the village is a natural haven. The Romainmotier Monastery, after which the village has been named, is a popular historic monument here, was founded in 452 and is set in the Nozon Romanus and St. Lupicin valleys. Although sparsely populated, the village does have its share of shops and arts and crafts centers. It is an ideal destination for visitors looking for a calm and serene getaway.
The Les Clées Castle is a historic castle located in the Swiss countryside village of Les Clées. It is a designated national heritage site. It is a prominent local landmark due to its distinctive cuboidal shape and towering height.
Les Clées, a municipality situated in the Jura-Nord Vaudois district of Switzerland, is an extremely popular getaway destination. It is a countryside gem, with its sweeping panoramic landscapes laden with vegetation, and the heritage sites which are scattered throughout its expanse. Les Clées stretches over an area of 7.04 square kilometers (2.72 square miles). Some of the popular local attractions are Les Clées Castle, Les Clées church and the village of La Russille. A must-visit!
Lignerolle, a municipality situated in the Jura-Nord Vaudois district, is an extremely popular tourist destination situated in Switzerland. It stretches over an area of 10.66 square kilometers (4.12 square miles), and is known for its rich culture and heritage, as well as its rustic, idyllic landscapes. Some of the popular local attractions are L'église Saint-Vit, Castle Lignerolle and the Town Center. An oasis of tranquil, this municipality has been included in the esteemed Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites. It's an absolute must-visit!
Earlier known as Ferrieris, Ferreyres is a municipality in Switzerland. The entire village has been listed as an area of historical importance. Its proximity to the Venoge valley adds to the beauty of this place by offering various natural spots to visit for nature enthusiasts. With a population of 304 people in December 2013, Ferreyres is a good place to visit for a short trip.