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Dear Guest, Since 2006, the LEMAN EXPAT FAIR is the biggest source of information for the international community between Geneva and Montreux. Thousands of visitors in one day can expect to meet around 140 Business and Services who have experience in serving the English-speaking community. Partner of the LEMAN EXPAT FAIR since 2011, the Lake Geneva Region Tourist Office support the regional tourist economy, in close cooperation with local tourist offices and providers. Each year, Lake Geneva Region Tourist Office is a major presence at the LEMAN EXPAT FAIR with a dozen associated tourist providers and destinations presenting a wide range of attractions and great prizes to win! Come and visit us!

Your Lake Geneva Region Team


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The Lake Geneva Region (canton of Vaud) is situated in the southwestern part of Switzerland, where good living comes naturally. The Lake Geneva Region offers a myriad of sceneries, activities and inexhaustible possibilities for gourmets and wine lovers. Locals and visitors enjoy the typical and renowned high-level gastronomy and wines. Be original, eat local ! www.artdevivre.ch


CGN

CGN offers many possibilities to relax on the lake for the pleasure of your eyes and of your taste buds due to a high quality of gastronomy. For an hour or a whole day you will sail in the most beautiful lemanic landscapes discovering the Chillon Castle, the ÂŤLavaux-UNESCOÂť vineyards, the fabulous medieval town of Yvoire or the water fountain of Geneva. www.cgn.ch


Chillon Castle

The thousand year old historical monument is located in an exceptional natural setting, on the shores of Lake Geneva right at the foot of the Alps. Visiting Chillon Castle is like stepping back in time. Each room reveals yet another part of its history, as well as the daily life and habits of the court of the House of Savoy and of the Bernese Bailiffs. www.chillon.ch


Signal

The Parc PrÊ Vert du Signal de Bougy is a magnificent outdoor space, ideally placed, facing Geneva’s Lake near Aubonne. Come and enjoy a lovely day by having a lunch on our terrace with a stunning view on the mont-blanc. Golf, mini-golf, playground for children, miniland, seminar rooms, everybody will find the perfect activity among our services ! www.signaldebougy.ch

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In the heart of the renowned vineyards betwixt the Alps and Lake Léman, Aigle Castle has reigned supreme since the end of the 12th century. Aigle Castel is to house the Vine and Wine Museum, The Espace Frédéric Rouge and temporary exhibitions. – Open all long the year, guided tours, wine tasting, quiz for children and adults, seminars, banquets. www.chateauaigle.ch

Aigle Castle


Thermal SPA Yverdon

In this magnificent setting between the Lake Neuch창tel and the Jura Mountain range the Thermal Spa Centre in Yverdon-les-Bains offers peace and tranquillity. A mild climate, the benefits of the sulphur rich waters and quality facilities are our greatest assets. www.cty.ch


The unique center in the heart of the terraced vineyards of Lavaux UNESCO is entirely dedicated to vines and wine from this region, with several hundred wines that can be tasted and bought on site. The highlight of Vinorama is an audiovisual show available in eight languages and covering a full year in a local vintner family’s life. www.lavaux-vinorama.ch

Vinorama


Golden Pass

Enjoy great excursions and magnificent panoramic views with the GoldenPass lines. GoldenPass group together three tourist railways departing from the Riviera to the surrounding mountains, including the famous Montreux Oberland Bernois leading to Gstaad, funiculars, restaurants with superb viewpoints and even Mongolian yurts ! www.GoldenPass.ch

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From 22nd November to 24th December, Montreux Noel offers entertainment, handicrafts, culinary delights and gift ideas in the pure tradition of Christmas. A wonderful journey into the heart of the magic world of Santa Claus, from his exceptional sites by the lakeside to the top of the mountains for the great pleasure of young and old alike. www.montreuxnoel.com

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In this museum, situated in the heart of VallĂŠe de Joux, visitors are immersed in an innovative museography featuring new technologies. Presentation of the watchmaking professions, touch pads, 3D films, and a virtual game make for a distinct virtual and interactive visit. Also a presentation of the watchmakers that have created the most complicated watches in the world. www.espacehorloger.ch

Espace Horloger


Vallorbe

In the Region of Yverdonles-Bains, in the town of Vallorbe, 50’ from Geneva, visitors can enjoy the biggest caves in Switzerland. High-ceilinged rooms and galleries stretch over 3 km. Above the caves, in a wild setting, the Mont d’Orzeires Juraparc breeds bisons, wolves, Prezwalski wild horses and bears that live in half-liberty in a Jura pasture. www.vallorbe-tourisme.ch


Ideally located between Lausanne and Montreux, « Le Golf de Lavaux » offer You all the installations you need :

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18 holes and 6 holes courses, practice, pitching green and putting green, meeting room, Restaurant “Le 19ème” (opened to everyone). Initiations and lessons for all levels And an amazing sightseeing on the mountains !!! golflavaux.ch


Copyrights photos Patrick Loertscher Sebastien Staub Olivier Buhagiar Claude Jaccard CGN Vladimir Mucibabic Fondation du château de Chillon Regis Colombo Signal de Bougy J. Crespo C. Bornand Centre Thermal Yverdon-les-Bains Jean-Francois Gailloud GoldenPass Montreux Noël Espace Horloger Jura Parc Stephan Engler Claude Jaccard Golf de Lavaux

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