Sacred Mountain and Santa Maria Addolorata Church

The Sacred Mountain (Sacro Monte) consists of the pilgrimage church of Santa Maria Addolorata and the Way of the Cross leading from Brissago up the hill to this church.

Sacred Mountain and Santa Maria Addolorata Church
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Shingle Roofs

Fine wooden shingles called “tavillons”, arranged in typical patterns, cover the rooftops of Taveyanne. While the tradition has become a rarity, you increasingly see buildings decorated with them in the Fribourg and Vaud Alps – but rarely in such concentration as in this little hamlet above Gryon.

Shingle Roofs
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Kurtheater

The Kurtheater Baden is Canton Aargau’s largest theatre. It boasts a complete infrastructure and accommodates some 600 spectators.

The Kurtheater Baden is Canton Aargau’s largest theatre. It boasts a complete infrastructure and accommodates some 600 spectators.

Kurtheater
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Fortress Vallorbe - World War II Site

The Vaudoise town of Vallorbe lies in a valley basin of the river Orbe, directly on the French border. An inconspicuous chalet is nestled against the slope above Vallorbe. It is the disguised entrance to the fortress "Pré-Giroud".

The Vaudoise town of Vallorbe lies in a valley basin of the river Orbe, directly on the French border. An inconspicuous chalet is nestled against the slope above Vallorbe. It is the disguised entrance to the fortress "Pré-Giroud".

Fortress Vallorbe - World War II Site
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