Vaud: History & Tradition
The Lake Geneva Region, shaped by its living traditions
The region features an abundance of local traditions and regional expertise. This intangible heritage, which the inhabitants have succeeded in preserving, is in constant evolution and still influences the region’s scenery, economy, events and gastronomy.
Tourism website: www.lake-geneva-region.ch/en/traditions
International Arts and Crafts Day in the Canton of Vaud: www.journeesdesmetiersdart-vaud.ch
Discover the history of the Canton of Vaud
The “canton profile” contains key facts about the canton, its history, its assets, priorities, economy, political organisation and its authorities.
Around 30 pages from the dictionary of Swiss history are available online structured chronologically and thematically (politics, religion, economy, etc.).
Further Vaud recipes are available here: