These two neighbouring villages have retained their winemaking heritage and their traditional houses. Explore the narrow streets on foot, taking time to admire the ancient buildings and their emblems.
In the middle of the vines, Grandvaux looks over Lake Geneva. towards the Alps in the distance. On the main square, the statue of Corto Maltese invites people to contemplate the scenery.
Maison du bailli.
Maison du bailli Maillardoz (1594), rue St-Georges 11, Grandvaux. Listed as a historic monument, the immense roof of this house with its distinctive two pikes is a remarkable sight.
One of the village squares is named after the famous cartoon illustrator and scriptwriter Hugo Pratt (1927-1995) who lived in the upper part of the commune for over 10 years. A statue of his hero Corto Maltese has been erected on the square.
Wine-growing village Cully is proud to show off its gastronomy and the wine that is offered in its cellars. The village landing pier is where tourists and villagers alike congregate under the shade of the hundred year-old chestnut trees.
This charming cog-wheeled train bravely makes its way up the slopes of this wine-growing region, following a track forged by generations of enthusiasts.
Every Sunday from 7 June to 25 October 2020, guides are available to take you on an unforgettable walk that will enable you to understand and appreciate the uniqueness of the Lavaux World Heritage Site. Reservations recommended.
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