Discover the destinations of the Alpes vaudoises

With its wide open spaces, its pure and fresh air and its many offers of outdoor and indoor activities, the Alpes vaudoises prove to be an ideal destination during the summer season. Whether you are a solo hiker, with family or friends, experience unique moments and discover our region while soaking up the summer atmosphere that reigns there.

Green mountain pastures, turquoise mountain lakes in which the high peaks that surround them are reflected, bucolic landscapes and refreshing temperatures: what could be better than the enchanting and soothing environment of the mountain for a daily getaway, sports holidays, or even a relaxing stay? Enjoy the summer in the heart of our mountains and leave with memories that will stay with you forever!

Hiking, via Ferrata, mountain biking, swimming pool, flora and fauna, culinary specialities: the Alpes vaudoises offer a range of authentic activities and experiences. Everyone is able to find their happiness there.

With more than 1,000 km of marked trails, hiking in the Alpes vaudoises offers freedom and freshness to nature lovers. As for the more adventurous among you, let yourself be tempted by a pendulum jump, a rafting descent or a paragliding flight. Sensations and thrills guaranteed. In case of bad weather, don't panic, there are alternatives! Go to one of the many sports centres in the region, where you will have the opportunity to practice sports such as squash, tennis or climbing. More fun options also await you with our escape games and cinemas.

The beautiful season is also appreciated in calm and tranquillity. Let go and recharge your batteries in one of our thermal centres or let yourself be pampered in our spas and well-being areas which offer massages and beneficial treatments. Savour the moment in one of the most relaxing surroundings, in the heart of unspoiled nature. Put the daily routine aside and relax!

A warm and friendly atmosphere for a short break, while delighting your taste buds! The Alpes vaudoises have many restaurants, bars and alpine refreshment bars offering gourmet dishes, traditional dishes or even snacks: there is something for all tastes and desires! Cheese, salt, charcuterie, herbal preparations, chocolate, bread or beer, meet craftsmen committed to maintaining a gastronomic tradition and taste the delicacies made with passion. Taste the regional specialties while admiring the breathtaking panoramic views.

The Alpes vaudoises are waiting for you!