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Walking, cycling and mountain bikingSwitzerlandMobility gets the country moving. The only one of its kind in the world, this network of marked walking, cycling and mountain biking trails makes Switzerland a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.
Our tip: Lavaux terraces walk
Taking care of yourself and others and respecting the natural environment will ensure you get the most of your outdoor experience. More information
Sweet dreamsLausanne Youth Hostel A stone's throw from the lake, this youth hostel is the ideal starting point for excursions in and around Lausanne. Guests of all ages, independent travellers and groups feel right at home here. The youth hostel has been awarded the Ibex fairstay silver label for sustainability.
Vacherin Mont d’Or *Made the traditional way from April to September, this soft, runny cow's milk cheese is highly seasonal and hard to resist. Take care: the cheese is almost liquid when fully ripe!
Sel Bex *Deep in the heart of the Vaud Alps, Sel Bex is the pure, high-quality salt extracted from the mines in the municipality of the same name. Find out more with a tour of the Bex salt mines.
Saucisse au choux *Vaud would be unimaginable without saucisse au choux. This traditional pork and cabbage sausage has been made the same way for centuries - smoked 24 hours before it is sold. It's the perfect accompaniment to Papet Vaudois leek and potato stew.
* Part of the culinary heritage of Switzerland: www.kulinarischeserbe.ch