Vaud: Tourism

A region with a host of attractions

The Canton of Vaud is a holiday country, and the living here is good. The region is easily accessible thank to the nearby Geneva Airport and its public transport network is exceptionally extensive. All the necessary infrastructures are available, ranging from five-star palace hotels to enchanting homestay rooms. All the different facets of Switzerland are concentrated in this one region, with multi-faceted scenery from Alpine peaks to lakeside cities and towns such as Lausanne and Montreux, the wide open spaces of the Jura and the authentic charm of the countryside. But the key feature of the Lake Geneva Region is its lifestyle. Local events and occasions of international standing, outdoor sports, regional know-how, typical cuisine and fine dining, superb wines, living traditions ... these are just some of the aspects that delight visitors to this country of discoveries.


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Icône Office du Tourisme du Canton de Vaud
Lake Geneva Region
Tourist Office
Icône Grand Tour of Switzerland
Grand Tour of western Switzerland
Seasonal suggestions
Icône MyVaud
Icône Hébergement
Lake Geneva Region Tourist Office



Facts and figures on tourism in canton Vaud

Overnight hotel stays in canton Vaud in 2014: 2,655,696 (+2% compared to 2013)


Out of a total of 13 tourist regions in Switzerland, canton Vaud comes in 7th place with a 7% share of overnight hotel stays (2014) recorded in the country.


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