Western Switzerland

Western Switzerland comprises most of the French part of with the exception of the . It includes the cantons of Geneva, Vaud, Neuchatel, Jura as well as the French speaking parts of the cantons of Fribourg and Berne.

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The canton of is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population and fourth by size. Photo: Annickjaquillard, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, 's second-most populous city and the largest French-speaking city… Photo: gumuz, CC BY 2.0.

, the capital of the canton of Vaud, is a medium sized city which sits at the northernmost point of Lake Geneva. Photo: Rama, CC BY-SA 2.0 fr.

is a city in that is also the canton's capital and economic center. Photo: Ludo29, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Neuchâtel is a small town in western . Neuchâtel is part Suisse Romande — the French speaking Switzerland. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is in . The city has an impressive heritage of watch making and has been inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List as "La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning". Photo: Zacharie Grossen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is small city and the capital of canton of Jura in the Western . Photo: Pelerin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a predominately German speaking town located on the German/French language barrier in the Three Lakes area of . Photo: Badener, CC BY 3.0.

is the one of two big cities in the mountain region of the canton of Neuchâte in . Photo: specialdj, CC BY 3.0.

is a city in and the capital of the district of Gruyère in the canton of in . Photo: WillYs Fotowerkstatt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality and small town in the Lake Geneva region, next to the French border. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is a small village located on the Doubs river in Canton Jura, . Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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