On the edge of La Côte – the biggest wine-making region in Switzerland – and a few kilometres from Lausanne, the town of Morges is a mediaeval delight. Characteristic of this period, the castle is home to four museums for all the family. Morges is a blend of urban and nature, cobbled streets and Lake Geneva, a prime example being the Tulip Festival in April-May, during which the Parc de l’Indépendance is covered with thousands of flowers.
Heading towards the Morges hills, nature makes its presence felt, inviting children and adults alike to explore the Arboretum du Vallon de l’Aubonne or the Signal de Bougy. After a few hair-raising bends for motorbike enthusiasts, you arrive at the Vaudois Jura Regional Park, one of the biggest protected regional parks in Switzerland and a delight for walkers.
Park Jura vaudois
Route du Marchairuz 2 - 1188 St-George
+41 22 366 51 70
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Crossing a forest without touching the ground: this is the challenge proposed by an adventure park.
Route du Signal - 1172 Bougy-Villars
+41 58 568 31 50
Over 200 hectares, four optional tours criss-cross the Arboretum and its 3000 trees, for a charming and informative walk.
Chemin de Plan 92 - 1170 Aubonne
+41 21 808 51 83
Morges Castle: home to the military, artillery and gendarmerie museums and the museum of miniature figures.
Rue du Château 1 - 1110 Morges
+41 21 316 09 90
The biggest wine-making area of the Lake Geneva Region has plenty of grands crus, pretty villages and breathtaking scenery.
Morges Région Tourisme
Rue du Château 2
Case Postale 55
Tél. +41 (0)21 803 21 68
Nyon Région Tourisme
Avenue Viollier 8
Tél. +41 (0)22 365 66 00
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