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©Lavaux Patrimoine mondial 2019

MONUMENTS & CURIOSITIES

1. LUTRY

The medieval town of Lutry with its castle, historic buildings and fortified walls. Menhirs, dating from some 4,000 years BCE, were discovered in

Lutry in 1984.

2. VILLETTE, CHURCH

The church of Villette (12th century) is very distinctive. Its octagonal stone bell tower, with a spire that exceeds the height of the tower, is the only one of its kind in the Canton of Vaud.

3. GRANDVAUX

The village features a Temple dating back to 1636, the Buttin-de-Loës House from the 16th century and the Bailiff Maillardoz House from 1524.

4. GRANDVAUX, CORTO MALTESE

A square in the village bears the name “Hugo Pratt Square”. The famous cartoonist and screenwriter (1927-1995) lived in Grandvaux for more than 10

years, and a statue of his hero Corto Maltese was erected there in his honor.

5. CULLY

The medieval village of Cully with its historic buildings and fountain of Justice sits by the lake (Place d’Armes: the Davel Monument and the Freedom Tree of 1798).

6. TOUR DE GOURZE

The Tour de Gourze, a 12th century watchtower, affords a spectacular view of Lake Geneva and the countryside of the Canton of Vaud, allowing you to enjoy a panoramic view as far as the Jura..

7. RIEX

The chapel of St-Théodule was built in 1430, and the entrance in 1593.

8. EPESSES

A village in the heart of the vineyards, made up of dense clusters of

traditional winegrower houses.

9. TOUR DE MARSENS

The 12th century Tour de Marsens was one of the first stone towers to be built in the Vaud region. It served as a defence and observation post as well as a place of refuge for the monks working in the vineyards.

10. RIVAZ, LAVAUX VINORAMA

Discover the wines and vineyards of Lavaux in this contemporary place and feel the magic of breath-taking sights in a beautiful film!

11. RIVAZ, WORLD CONSERVATORY OF CHASSELAS

The world conservatory of Chasselas. A wide range of different Chasselas varieties from all over the world

12. CHEXBRES, WYTTENBACH HOUSE

The Wyttenbach House dates back to the 18th century and was home to the Bernese Wyttenbach noble family in the 19th century

13. SAINT-SAPHORIN, VINES TO GILLES

Gilles sang so beautifully about the vineyards of Saint-Saphorin that the local winegrowers have dedicated this place to him. A beautiful spot, planted with vines, it is the perfect place to unwind and relax.

14. SAINT-SAPHORIN, CHURCH

The 1530 church of St-Saphorin has a double-sided bell tower and was built on the site of a 5th century mausoleum. There is also a small Roman museum.

15. MONT-PÈLERIN, PLEIN-CIEL

The “Plein-Ciel” panoramic lift to the top of Mount Pèlerin.

16. CHARDONNE, TEMPLE

This temple is classified as a historic monument and was built between the years 1422 and 1423. Only the heart-shaped bell tower remains standing, featuring a fresco painted before the protestant reformation inside.

17. JONGNY

An exceptional vantage point, with panoramic views of the Riviera, Lake Geneva and the mountains.

18. CORSEAUX, VILLA « LE LAC » LE CORBUSIER

An ingeniously functional little gem created by Le Corbusier during the 1920’s.

19. CORSEAUX, ATELIER DE GRANDI

The Atelier De Grandi, museum dedicated to the artistic heritage of Switzerland.

20. CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY

The village with its medieval church and Charlie Chaplin Park, built in

honour of its most illustrious resident.

21. CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, CHAPLIN’S WORLD

Charlie Chaplin lived in the Manoir de Ban. The Manoir, now known as Chaplin’s World, presents the filmmaker’s life and work.

22. VEVEY

The “Ville d’images” (city of pictures) and a town of winegrowers.

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