Historic tour (Q)

This route is a quick trip through the Trois-Lacs region, a land of history, good living and holidays, with a Mediterranean feel.

88 km

Culture and Heritage

Gastronomy and Wines

Nature

Sport and Recreation

14 Activities

The Grand Tour gives a taster of the Trois-Lacs region, while this route takes you more into the heart of this land of history and holidays. From the shores of Lake Morat with its popular swimming pool and beach, you cross the Fribourg-Vaud border several times, to get to Avenches for example. History buffs will take the time to explore the capital of Roman Helvetia, as well as the Romanesque abbey church of Payerne, the Vallon Roman Museum and the lakeside village of Gletterens. The route runs along the south side of Lake Neuchâtel with its Mediterranean feel. Relaxation is the order of the day particularly on the beaches of Portalban, Chevroux, Forel, Cheyres – also known for its wines – and Estavayer-le-Lac, which has the best water sports facilities in Switzerland. This exceptional lakeside area is part of the Grande Cariçaie Nature Reserve, the biggest lakeside marsh in Switzerland.

Historic tour (Q)

This route is a quick trip through the Trois-Lacs region, a land of history, good living and holidays, with a Mediterranean feel.

Explore the Roman city of Aventicum

Ideal for all lovers of ancient history, this walk explores Aventicum, the former capital of Roman Helvetica.

Adress:

Avenches Tourisme Place de l'Eglise 3 CP 106 - 1580 Avenches

Phone:

+41 (0)26 676 99 22

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Explore the Roman city of Aventicum

Swimming-pool and Beach - Murten

Indoor and outdoor pool - beach.

Adress:

Lausannestr. 2 - 3280 Morat

Phone:

+41 26 672 36 36

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Swimming-pool and Beach - Murten

Golf Club de Payerne

18 holes, Par 70 for 5,450 m, alt. 490 m.

Adress:

Golf Club Domaine des Invuardes - 1530 Payerne

Phone:

+41 (0)26 662 42 20

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Golf Club de Payerne

The Payerne Abbey Church

The Payerne Abbey Church, a gem of Romanesque art, was built around the year 1,000 A.D., according to a typically Cluniac layout.

Adress:

Abbatiale de Payerne Place du Marché - 1530 Payerne

Phone:

+41 (0)26 662 67 04

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The Payerne Abbey Church

Vineyard and wine-tasting cellar

The Cheyres vineyards extend for 14 hectares along the shores of the Neuchatel lake.

Adress:

Association des Vignerons Broyards Roland Pillonel Le Ferrajoz - 1468 Cheyres

Phone:

+41 (0)26 663 80 23

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Vineyard and wine-tasting cellar

Public Beach Cheyres

There is place for everybody...

Adress:

Administration communale - 1468 Cheyres

Phone:

+41 26 663 37 91

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Medieval town Estavayer-le-Lac

There are two sides to the historic medieval town of Estavayer-le-Lac - the young and the old.

Adress:

Estavayer-le-Lac / Payerne Tourisme Rue de l'Hôtel de Ville 5 - 1470 Estavayer-le-Lac

Phone:

+41 26 662 66 80

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Medieval town Estavayer-le-Lac

Public Beach Estavayer-le-Lac

Beachvolley - Cable Ski - slide

Adress:

- 1470 Estavayer-le-Lac

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Public Beach Chevroux

What of more pleasant to come bathing on the beach to Chevroux. There is a choice between sand and pier....

Adress:

Administration communale - 1545 Chevroux

Phone:

+41 26 667 10 11

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The Grande Cariçaie nature reserve

You can explore the biggest lakeside marshland in Switzerland by foot or bike while respecting its protected flora and fauna.

Adress:

Association de la Grande Cariçaie Chemin de la Cariçaie 3 - 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains

Phone:

+41 (0) 24 425 18 88

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The Grande Cariçaie nature reserve

Lakeside village

Experience Prehistory in this reconstituted village.

Adress:

Village Lacustre - 1544 Gletterens

Phone:

+41 76 381 12 23

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Lakeside village

Public Beach Gletterens

A beautiful and big fine sand beach, which lines a big zone of reeds. Carefull no shadow, think of the beach umbrella!

Adress:

Administration communale Port de plaisance - 1544 Gletterens

Phone:

+41 26 667 20 67

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Public Beach Gletterens

Roman Museum in Vallon

Situated on a Roman archaeological site, the museum traces the region's Roman heritage.

Adress:

Musée Romain de Vallon Carignan 6 - 1565 Vallon

Phone:

+41 26 667 97 97

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Roman Museum in Vallon

Public Beach Portalban

Lot's of sand at your disposal...

Adress:

Fribourg Region - 1701 Fribourg

Phone:

+41 26 407 70 20

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Public Beach Portalban

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