From the picturesque vineyard-covered shores of Lake Geneva to the biggest summer snowpark in Europe, the Vaud Alps is an excellent all year round holiday desitnation. The Vaud Alps is the name for a portion of the Bernese Alps – a group of mountain ranges in the western part of the Swiss Alps. Other sections that make up the Bernese Alps are the cantons of Lucerne, Fribourg, Valais, and Obwalden.
The entire Bernese Alps range’s majesty and beauty is unrivaled and offer excellent facilities to travelers. Mountain railways generally service access to the surrounding areas, especially the northern sections where most tourists visit. The French-speaking canton of Vaud is located in the southwestern part of Switzerland, a region called Romandy. In Italian the canton is called Vaud, Vad in Romanish and Waadt in German. Not only is the area abundant in beautiful Vaud Alps holiday rentals, but is also covered with natural wonders to explore and bursting with interesting tourist attractions.
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The Château de Chillon, ten minutes from Montreux by car, is an exhibit of Switzerland and France. Via a set of headphones, the tour of the castle can be enjoyed in any language that suits your needs. The castle is made up of 100 independent buildings that, over time, have been connected to form the structure that stands today. The castle was made famous by Lord Byron in his poem “The Prisoner of Chillon” where a Genevois monk, François de Bonivard, is held captive.The Corniche Lavaux Vineyards is the location of many wineries, wildlife and natural areas as well as historical sites to enjoy. Medieval walls and slopes of vine-covered greenery blanket the shores of Lake Geneva to provide an unforgettable scenic experience. Vaud Alps holiday lettings include this area for you to enjoy the sights and sounds of Lake Geneva while relaxing in a cosy chalet.
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Vaud boasts the biggest summer snowpark in Europe. The Vaud Alps are home to a large number of popular ski resorts including Villars, Aigle, Chateau-d'Oex, Gryon and Les Diablerets. Vaud Alps holiday rentals are at their prime with ski lodges and chalets aplenty. Vaud ski resorts overlap, forming large linked ski areas including the Gstaad Super System and the Glacier-Alpes Vaudoises Ski Area. Being a popular snowboarding destination, the Glacier-Alpes Vaudoises has a snowpark and many off-piste. Combined, this area offers 220 kilometres of downhill pistes connected by 74 lifts. Overlooking the village below, Glacier 3000 features a 13-kilometre run ending in Les Diablerets. The largest summer snowpark, including three halfpipes, is located here.
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