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Walking tour of the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces in Switzerland

Join ASAM-certified guide Jean-Marc on a fascinating half day walking tour of the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces in Switzerland and discover its rich culture.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1/2 day
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Discover the beautiful hillside vineyards that slope into the great Lake Geneva.

  • The vineyard terraces are protected as a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site.

  • Witness incredible natural scenery, from snow-capped peaks to tranquil waters.

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Discover the beautified mountainside of the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces on a fulfilling half day walking tour.

Lavaux lies in the southwestern canton of Vaud in Switzerland, decorated in vast hectares of vineyards. The exciting cultural landscape is a showpiece of natural beauty, which in 2007 was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The vineyards stretch for approximately 30 kilometers along the great Lake Geneva, with rocky mountain peaks topped with snow guarding the opposite side of Lake Geneva.

Because the vineyards face to the south, sloping towards the lake, the sun’s reflection gives the vineyard terraces a mild, Mediterranean feel.

The walking tour is an exciting and easy way to discover some of the best sceneries of natural beauty. And along the way, learn about the geographical history of the great Lake Geneva, as well as how it has influenced the history of winemaking.

Get in touch now to reserve your place in the stunning Swiss region of Lavaux, where the hillside vineyards stretch beyond the eye around the beautiful Lake Geneva.

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About the guide

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I have hiked throughout the Alps and most of Europe for the last thirty years. This has been such a pleasure for me that I want to share this with you. Today, owing to a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Sports and Nutrition, I organise and lead hikes, specifically aimed at enhancing your well-being through the natural movement of walking.

The peace and quiet available when hiking outdoors adds to the physical benefits of walking at your own rythm, while learning about the environment is an added joy and motivation.

To be able to get the most from hiking in nature, one must know: flora, fauna, geology, nutrition and by sharing this knowledge, you will be able to "read" your environment and to better know your own capacity in order to take full advantage of our hikes.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 361 each

Group of 2

CHF 181 each

Group of 3

CHF 121 each

Group of 4

CHF 91 each

Group of 5

CHF 73 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee


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