At the gateway to the Vaud and Valais regions, Lavey-les-Bains is known throughout Switzerland for its thermal spring, the hottest in the country. What better way to start your Grand Tour of Switzerland than by relaxing in these beneficial waters surrounded by mountains views? From here, drive to the Bex Salt Mines and dive into another experience, this time underground. Take the whole family on an adventure on board the little mine train.
The rest of the route takes you through the exceptional scenery of the Chablais wine-making region with its vines and mountains. Half-way along, the town of Aigle has a whole host of tourist activities to suit everyone. Wine enthusiasts can stop at the castle and visit the Vine and Wine Museum there. When the expanse of Lake Geneva comes into view, you’ve reached your destination, the delightful lakeside town of Villeneuve.
Thermal spa and hotel offering a range of wellness treatments and therapies in the hottest thermal waters in Switzerland.
Route des Bains 48 - 1892 Lavey-les-Bains
+41 (0)24 486 15 15
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Bex has Switzerland’s still active last salt mine.
Route des Mines de Sel 55
CP 277 - 1880 Bex
+41 (0)24 463 03 30
The Vine and Wine Museum is the reference of the winegrowing culture and is headquartered at Aigle Castle.
Place du Château 1 - 1860 Aigle
+41 (0)24 466 21 30
The Aigle Adventure Park has 11 tree-top circuits, suitable for both adults and children.
Case postale 124 - 1860 Aigle
+41 (0) 24 466 30 30
At the foot of the Alps, the Chablais AOC wine region produces some of Switzerland’s finest and best-known wines.
Vins du Chablais
p.a. Office du Tourisme d'Aigle
Rue Colomb 5 - 1860 Aigle
+41 79 826 78 41
As an officially approved Olympic training centre, it offers an exceptional wood-covered track.
Centre Mondial du Cyclisme
Chemin de la Mêlée 12 - 1860 Aigle
+41 (0)24 468 58 85