Lucens Castle

Lucens castle was fortified during the Middle-Ages by the archbishops of Lausanne. They intended in this way to block the valley of the Broye and in the meantime to protect and defend the town of Moudon.

Vufflens castle

Vufflens castle was built in 1420. It is unanimously considered to be one of the most beautiful castle in the entire canton Vaud. The complex consists essentially of a donjon, a manor house and of four imposing towers.

Chillon Castle

Chillon Castle is one of the most imposing castles in Switzerland and stands on a rocky peninsula on the shore of Lake of Geneva. It was constructed by the Counts of Savoy between the 11th and 13th centuries.

Olympic Museum

Inaugurated in June 1993, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne is the world’s largest center of information concerning the Olympic movement. Its external architecture is reminiscent of ancient Greece. The whiteness of its walls, faced with Thasos marble, symbolizes purity, fair play and also the brightness of the Mediterranean sun.  Inside the 3000 year history of…

La Sarraz castle

The castle was probably built in the 11th century by Adalbert von Grandson and then totally rebuilt in the 13th century. In 1475 and in 1536 this fortress was entirely destroyed by the Bernese people. Nowadays, the castle has become a museum.

Nyon castle

In the 11th century the Burgundian occupied the land of Vaud and, precisely on this occasion they built a wooden castle in Nyon. Around 1130 Humbert de Cossonay directed the construction of the present castle in Romanesque style. In the 14th century the two round towers facing the lake were added to the original structure.