Lavaux region. Photo: Zacharie Grossen.


The vineyards of Lavaux or Lavaux region is also called “Land of the Three Suns”, sun from the sky, sun from Lake Geneva, which acts like a mirror (Lac Léman) and sun from the walls, which absorb the heat.

The landscape of Lavaux is one of the most extensive vineyards in Switzerland and encompasses 14 villages.

Lavaux is located in the Canton of Vaud on the shores of Lake Geneva between Vevey and Lutry.

Lavaux is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Source and further information: