Nestled on the hillside, this magnificent wine-growing village has lots of charming back streets and squares. The architecture of the houses bears witness to the rich wine-growing history of this area. The village of Épesses is the gateway to the renowned vineyard that is home to the Dézaley appellation.
Rivaz, nicknamed the jewel of Lavaux, is located on a hillside in the centre of Lavaux. The village is easily accessible, being just a few minutes’ uphill walk from the railway station and the landing pier.
Lavaux Vinorama is where you can find out all about the Lavaux vineyards and wines. The film «The wine-growing year» helps you to experience in detail the daily lives of winemakers in the region. Once all these secrets have been unveiled, you will take part in your selected wine-tasting.
With the primary purpose of stocking the different varieties and clones of the famous vine, the World Chasselas Conservatory also aims to educate. Indeed, visitors can learn about the various foliages, colours and shapes of the different types of Chasselas.
Situated alongside Lake Geneva, the Lavaux vineyard, Mont-Pèlerin and the border with the canton of Fribourg, Puidoux is a harmonious location comprising the plaine du Verney, the village, the countryside, forests and the Lac de Bret.
Train des Vignes.
Once an hour, the regional train (line S7) nicknamed the vineyard train takes you to the Lavaux vineyard. Ideal for admiring the panorama without tiring yourself out!
Tour de Marsens.
The Tour de Marsens (private) situated along the «Walk through the vineyards», is one of the first stone towers built in the Pays de Vaud in the 12th century. It was used as a defence and observation post and as a refuge for monks working in the vineyards.
Overlooking Lavaux, Chexbres is one of the largest villages in the region. Its side streets lead to many different walks through the terraced vineyards.
A dream trip on a cog-wheeled train through the stunning scenery of the glorious terraced vineyards of Lavaux.
This village, known for its narrow back streets, dates back to the time of the Romans. The reformed church, along with its rectory and the ruins of the Gallo-Roman villa in the basement, are listed as Swiss cultural assets of national importance.
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