Getaway ideas for cocooning winter fans
Explore the winter charms of the Canton de Vaud with our suggestions for multi-day getaways. From the majesty of the Alps to picturesque snow-covered villages, discover our itineraries combining relaxation, outdoor activities and culinary delights.
Discover all our escapades to stay warm and enjoy comfortable moments during winter in the Canton of Vaud.
Day 1 : Lausanne - Culinary delights and well-being
Morning: Stroll through the Parc de Sauvabelin and discover Lausanne from another point of view
Afternoon: Take a delicious break at the Café du Grütli and then enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shores of Lake Geneva
Evening: Enjoy a movie night in a private room at the Bellevaux cinema, followed by a light dinner in a cosy restaurant
Art de vivre in Lausanne
As a gourmet city, Lausanne is close to the countryside and its craftspeople, the fishermen on Lake Geneva and especially the Lavaux vineyards, which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage programme.
Day 2 : Vaud Alps - Relax in the heart of the mountains
Morning: Enjoy a relaxing session at the Villars baths
Afternoon: Relax in the thermal baths of Lavey-les-Bains, where the warm waters soothe the body
Evening: Dine in a fireside restaurant in a chalet in Gryon, with breathtaking mountain views
Relax and enjoy
The air of the Alps is conducive to devoting a little time to yourself, to relaxing and having fun.
Day 3 : Nyon - Comfort and nature
Morning: Relax in an ephemeral sauna nestled on the shores of Lake Geneva
Afternoon: Then follow in Tintin's footsteps, discovering where the famous character went from the comic strip "L'Affaire Tournesol" (The Tournesol Affair).
Evening: Candlelit dinner in a restaurant overlooking the lake in Nyon, for the perfect end to your cocooning getaway
Each atmosphere has its own art of living
Authentic and friendly meals at the foot of the Jura mountains, elegant and refreshing dishes at the lakeshores: this region's art de vivre adapts itself to the surroundings.
Dare to be extraordinary in the Canton of Vaud and create unforgettable memories with our out-of-the-ordinary getaways.
Day 1: Vaud Alps - Gain altitude
Morning: Experience a dogsled ride through the snow-covered landscapes of the Vaud Alps.
Afternoon: Climb naturally frozen rock faces in Leysin, equipped with ice axes and crampons or go night sledging in Les Diablerets
Evening: Dine in Leysin's Village des Neiges, a unique Scandinavian-inspired culinary experience.
Leysin - Col des Mosses - La Lécherette
Fantastic winter activities: all the family can have fun in these beautiful and natural surroundings.
Day 2: Vaud Alps - Alpine adventure
Morning: Take to the skies at Château d'Oex and board a hot-air balloon to fly over the Vaud Alps
Afternoon: Visit the Forts de la Tine, former WW2 underground tunnels, and discover the cheese wheels that are matured directly in the heart of the mountain. You also have the option of trying out Ski Joëring in Gryon, a sport that combines skiing and horse-drawn carriage driving.
Evening: Head to a local cheese dairy to sample regional cheeses and round off your day with dinner at a local restaurant in Rossinière.
Château-d’Œx - Rougemont - Rossinière
The capital of the hot-air balloon and the heart of Vaudois traditions
Day 3: Vevey & Montreux - Cultural escape and culinary delights
Morning: Visit the Musée de la Photographie and discover the history of some of the inventors who have left their mark on the discipline.
Afternoon: Enjoy a boat trip on Lake Geneva. The winter experience with snow-covered landscapes will make the cruise special.
Evening: Travel to Montreux and dine in a restaurant offering panoramic views of the lake.
From medieval heritage to contemporary history
The heritage of Montreux Riviera is history in progress. Discover its origins and explore its present treasures!