35 days in Canton of Vaud Itinerary

35 days in Canton of Vaud Itinerary

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35 days in Canton of Vaud Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Avenches
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nyon
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Montreux
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Zurich

11
nights
Avenches

Avenches ©
Avenches is a Swiss municipality in the canton of Vaud, located in the district of Broye-Vully. Explore Avenches' surroundings by going to Mosaiques Romaines d'Orbe-Bosceaz (in Orbe), Musee Baud (in L'Auberson) and Concise (Eglise de Concise & Le Sentier du Cerf Magique). On the 3rd (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Station de Ski. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Golf Indoor Broye, don't miss a visit to Place Pestalozzi, examine the collection at Museum CIMA, and delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Avenches online travel planner .

Zurich to Avenches is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 8th (Tue), you're off toNyon.

Things to do in Avenches

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Yverdon-les-Bains, Sainte-Croix, Payerne, Grandson, Concise
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Musee Baud ©
Musee Baud
Musee Romain Avenches ©
Musee Romain Avenches
Roman Wall ©
Roman Wall

12
nights
Nyon

Nyon ©
Nyon is a municipality in the district of Nyon in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nyon: Lac de Joux (in Le Chenit), Vallorbe (Iron and Railway Museum, Fort de Pre-Giroud 39-45, & more) and Musee du Vacherin Mont d'Or (in Les Charbonnieres). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at House of Basketball, trek along Lac de Joux Trail, take some stellar pictures from Dent de Vaulion, and stop by Chocolaterie Alexandre.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nyon route planner.

Getting from Avenches to Nyon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Nyon

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Morges, Vallorbe, Rolle, Le Sentier, Prangins
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Fort de Pre-Giroud 39-45 ©
Fort de Pre-Giroud 39-45
Chocolaterie Alexandre ©
Chocolaterie Alexandre
Chateau de Nyon ©
Chateau de Nyon

11
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montreux: Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne, Place de la Palud, & more), Terres de Lavaux (in Lutry) and Les Diablerets (Glacier 3000 & Chapelle des Diablerets). Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Lavaux Vineyard Terraces. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, take in the natural beauty of Lavey-les-Bains, and pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Memorial.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Montreux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nyon to Montreux takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lausanne, Vevey, Lutry, Aigle, Les Diablerets
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Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri
Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye