Vaud is a French-speaking canton in . The public holidays are different in each canton. These are the public holidays in addition to : Vaud is entirely French speaking, though you will also hear some Swiss German, Italian, and English.

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, the capital of the canton of Vaud, is a medium sized city which sits at the northernmost point of Lake Geneva.

is mostly known for its world-famous two-week-long Jazz Festival, but it is well worth …

is internationally famous as a terraced wine-growing region on the shores of Lake Geneva in western .

, in the commune of Vaud is a laid back, non-posh, non-pretentious mountain village in the Vaud Alps, above .


is one of the main cities of the Swiss Riviera, in the of .

Château d'Œx is a ski station in near and .

is a small town on the western shore of , .

Yverdon-les-Bains with its 24,000 inhabitants, is the second largest town in the Canton de Vaud.

Villars sur Ollon is a village in in the canton of .

is in . The Aigle-Sépey-Diablerets train lines connects with Aigle roughly every hour.

is a town of about 3,000 people in the Three Lakes area of .

is a city in the Jura region of .


Other Names for Vaud

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