A report on Vaud

Logo of the canton of Vaud
Roman column in Nyon
Bailiwicks of Bern in Vaud in the 18th century
Built by the Bishop of Lausanne during the 15th century, Château Saint-Maire has been the seat of the cantonal government since 1803
Vevey, Lake Geneva, and the Swiss Alps
Vallée de Joux, Jura
Montreux and Lake Geneva
The room of the Grand Council of Vaud, the parliament of the canton of Vaud
Districts of canton of Vaud
Lausanne, capital and largest city in Vaud
Lavaux vineyards above Lake Geneva

One of the 26 cantons forming the Swiss Confederation.

- Vaud

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Bonaparte during his time as First Consul. Lithography by Z. Belliard, 1798.

Bourla-papey

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The name given to a popular revolt that took place between February and May 1802 in the Canton of Léman, in Switzerland, during the days of the Helvetic Republic.

The name given to a popular revolt that took place between February and May 1802 in the Canton of Léman, in Switzerland, during the days of the Helvetic Republic.

Bonaparte during his time as First Consul. Lithography by Z. Belliard, 1798.
Louis Reymond, who took over the leadership of the Bourla-Papey, by Benjamin Bolomey, 1798

The Bourla-papey seized archives from castles in the area now known as the Canton de Vaud, which they burned in an attempt to destroy records of what was owned by whom, making it impossible to collect taxes.

"Grand Muveran" by Ferdinand Hodler (1912)

Grand Muveran

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"Grand Muveran" by Ferdinand Hodler (1912)

The Grand Muveran is a mountain of the Bernese Alps, located on the border between the cantons of Vaud and Valais.

Lausanne District

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Lausanne District (District de Lausanne) is a district in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland.

The Diablerets massif from the north including the Oldehore (left), the Scex Rouge (centre) and the main summit (right)

Diablerets

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The Diablerets massif from the north including the Oldehore (left), the Scex Rouge (centre) and the main summit (right)
The main summit from the southeast side

The Diablerets (Les Diablerets; lit. "the abode of devils") are a huge ice-covered mountain massif of the Alps, culminating at the Sommet des Diablerets (VD, VS) at 3210 m above sea level and straddling the border between the Swiss cantons of Vaud (VD) and Valais (VS).

Nyon Castle

Nyon

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Nyon Castle
Narrow streets in Nyon
Interior of the Church of Notre-Dame
Nyon in 1642
View of Nyon from Nyon Castle
Aerial view (1949)
Fountain in old Nyon
Lake front in Nyon
Rev. John Fletcher
Léa Sprunger, 2012
Nyon Castle
Colonia Iulia Equestris
Reformed church of Notre-Dame

Nyon (outdated German: Neuis or Neuss; outdated Italian: Nione, ) is a municipality in Nyon District in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

The region of Aigle with Monthey and the Dents du Midi across the Rhône valley

Aigle

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The region of Aigle with Monthey and the Dents du Midi across the Rhône valley
Aerial view (1968)
Centre
Hotel Aigle between 1890 and 1900
Aigle town and castle
Train station in Aigle
Train station at Les Diablerets
World Cycling Centre
Gustave Doret
Aigle railway station with trains of AOMC, ASD und AL (from left to right)
Aigle Castle
Swiss Reformed Church of Saint-Maurice

Aigle (French for "eagle", ) is a historic town and a municipality and the capital of the district of Aigle in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

Tour d'Aï from Berneuse

Leysin

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Tour d'Aï from Berneuse
Old photochrom showing some of the resorts in Leysin
Aerial view by Walter Mittelholzer (1919)
The oldest chalet in Leysin, built in 1600.
View of Leysin and surrounding mountains
Leysin-Feydey train station
Restaurant Tournant Kuklos atop the 2045 m la Berneuse
Ski lift, restaurant and skiing in Leysin
Church tower in Leysin village
Kumon Leysin Academy of Switzerland
Slopestyle track of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics in Leysin

Leysin is a municipality of the canton of Vaud in the Aigle district of Switzerland.

Map of the territorial development of Switzerland, showing the pays de Vaud in yellow (lower left).

Barony of Vaud

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Map of the territorial development of Switzerland, showing the pays de Vaud in yellow (lower left).
Castle at Morges, seat of baronial administration
Peter, first Savoyard ruler of Vaud, extended his protection as far as Bern, where he is shown here greeting the citizens after their construction of a new bridge over the Aar.

The Barony of Vaud was an appanage of the County of Savoy, corresponding roughly to the modern Canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

Morges Castle

Morges

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Morges Castle
Morges harbor
A train of the Bière-Apples-Morges line
Morges Castle around 1930
Aerial view of Morges
Aerial view (1964)
Market in Morges
BAM local train at Morges in 2007
Jean-François Sablet, self-portrait
Fernán Caballero
Claude Anet, 1931
Lara Michel, 2015
Morges Castle and Military Museum of Vaud
Weapons and armor from the Military Museum
A Mitrailleuse gatling gun from the Military Museum
Temple

Morges (Morgiis, plural, probably ablative, else dative) is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Vaud and the seat of the district of Morges.

Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut District

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Riviera-Pays-d'-Enhaut District is a district in Vaud canton.