About 10km north of Payerne, Avenches was the capital of Roman Switzerland, at one time supporting a population of 20,000. life today in the town is more smugly suburban, but it's well worth visiting, both for the medieval town center and the extensive Roman remains.
The capital of Roman Helvetia, Aventicum, now Avenches, is Switzerland's major Roman site and also boasts an exceptionally interesting medieval quarter. Everything here has been beautifully preserved within a lively, modern, friendly atmosphere, specially for the youth to flourish.
With its cultural focus, Avenches is in the heart of a region full of scenic hiking and cycling trails, near the youth hostel. The new IENA Swiss national horse-riding institute takes in all Riding disciplines and has made Avenches the horse racing capital of Switzerland.
The Avenches Youth Hostel is situated a short distance from the Old Town and is set in a large and beautiful garden. It is suitable for families with grown-up children, who have interest for Roman history, horses or aero planes or who enjoy boat trips and cycling. This is an ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday in a historic setting.
Avenches is a roman city at and is a delight for young and old for its history, walks and events. the Hostel offers you 39 comfortable and calm rooms, 2 rooms fully equipped to seat 50 people for meetings and seminars.
the cafe of 150 seats is recommended for its innovative cuisine which mixes local and more exotic ingredients. There is also a splendid shady terrace of 140 seats.
Facilities under the same roof include; supermarket, swimming pool, sauna, solarium, mini-golf, tennis court, hair salon, children's play area, etc.
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