Lavaux region. Photo: Zacharie Grossen.

The vineyards of Lavaux

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

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