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Tourist attractions in Avenches Lake Geneva Region Switzerland


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The two little towns of Avenches and Payerne are situated on the wide Broye Plain in the canton of Vaud shares its border with Fribourg in Switzerland. Avenches represents a fine blend of Swiss and French charm that makes it one of the most sought after destination to visit in Lake Geneva. The gentle rolling hills between the Lakes of Murten and Neuchâtel, the arcades with striking facades in Gothic and Renaissance style, restaurants serving delicious delicacies, wine yards and nature reserves filling the atmosphere with fresh fragrances, cake shops and boulevard cafés invite the visitors to take a pause for a while and make it one of the major tourist destination in Lake Geneva region. Avenches formally known as Aventicum, the capital of Roman Helvetia, boasts a unique heritage from Roman times. Visitors can enjoy a tour that starts from the amphitheatre and including the main roman sites and excavations. Among the major attraction of the tour includes Roman Museum with precious Gallo-Roman collection and a valuable copy of famous gold bust of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Not far away visitors can visit a museum in one of the finest Renaissance castle of Vaud dedicated to the pioneers of flying in Switzerland. The aeronautical museum in near by Payerne is also a major center of attraction among the visitors. Those who love enjoying holidays in countryside, then the surroundings of Payerne is a perfect place for you. The region is famous for its natural beauty, great hospitality, farmhouse accommodations and delicious delights. A sign posted 80 Km Granary Trail is also famous among the hikers and cyclists which helps them to discover the charm of rural area.

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