Get your finger firmly on the pulse this summer by visiting Plateforme 10, a new cultural district adjoining Lausanne railway station that showcases the very best in both cutting-edge and classic arts. Take your pick from the Musée de l’Elysée photography museum, the Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts (MUDAC) or the Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts (MCBA) – or embark on a culture crawl and visit all three in a day. Plus, you can take a deeper dive into Vaud’s visual heritage at MCBA, where you’ll learn about the region’s artistic pedigree through 300 works spread across two floors.
What happens when history, heritage and tradition combine with contemporary culture? Find out in Vaud, a canton in southwestern Switzerland that offers everything from ancient monuments to forward-thinking art spaces, all set within a truly beautiful landscape. Summer is a glorious time to explore Vaud, as its many mountains, lakes and meadows provide the perfect backdrop to historically rich tales that bring the region’s past to life.
To get you started on your Vaud venture, we’ve picked five unmissable highlights to satisfy all your cultural needs this summer. And remember you can find more cultural adventures and begin booking your trip by clicking here.