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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Les Diablerets with the massif of the Diablerets

Les Diablerets

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Les Diablerets with the massif of the Diablerets

Les Diablerets is a village and ski resort located in the municipality of Ormont-Dessus in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland.

Jura-Nord vaudois District

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Jura-Nord Vaudois District (district du Jura-Nord vaudois) is a district in Vaud canton of Switzerland.

Ski Lift to the slopes above Villars with Mont Blanc in the background

Villars-sur-Ollon

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Ski Lift to the slopes above Villars with Mont Blanc in the background
Telecabine Roc d'Orsay
Villars Railway Station
Aerial view (1949)
The funicular railway at Villars in 1965
Panoramic view of public primary school with sports center and skiing/sledging slopes

Villars-sur-Ollon, commonly referred to as Villars, is a village in Switzerland in the canton of Vaud, part of the municipality of Ollon.

Échallens Castle

Échallens

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Échallens Castle
A church in Échallens
A train of the Lausanne-Échallens-Bercher (LEB) line

Échallens is a municipality in the district of Gros-de-Vaud in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

County of Savoy

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State of the Holy Roman Empire which emerged, along with the free communes of Switzerland, from the collapse of the Burgundian Kingdom in the 11th century.

State of the Holy Roman Empire which emerged, along with the free communes of Switzerland, from the collapse of the Burgundian Kingdom in the 11th century.

The County of Savoy and its possessions within the Holy Roman Empire around the middle of the 13th century. The  area highlights  the rest of the Kingdom of Burgundy. Note that some of Savoy's possessions lie outside of that kingdom (instead being part of the Kingdom of Italy). Savoy proper is the westernmost of the territories. The unmarked territory directly to the north-west of Savoy proper, Bresse, was acquired in 1272.
Early Coat of arms of the Counts of Savoy
The County of Savoy and its possessions within the Holy Roman Empire around the middle of the 13th century. The  area highlights  the rest of the Kingdom of Burgundy. Note that some of Savoy's possessions lie outside of that kingdom (instead being part of the Kingdom of Italy). Savoy proper is the westernmost of the territories. The unmarked territory directly to the north-west of Savoy proper, Bresse, was acquired in 1272.
Chambéry Castle
Early Coat of arms of the Counts of Savoy

The counts further enlarged their territory when, in 1218, they inherited the Vaud lands north of the Lake Geneva from the extinct House of Zähringen.

Nyon District

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Nyon District is a district in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland.

Broye-Vully District

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Broye-Vully District (District de la Broye-Vully) is a district in Vaud Canton in Switzerland.

Le Bévieux salt mine

Bex

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Le Bévieux salt mine
Aerial view (1952)
Place du Marché. Note the vineyards in background
Solalex alpine pastures dominated by the Diablerets
Town hall
Les Plans-sur-Bex chapel dominated by the Grand Muveran
Bex–Villars train passing through Rue Centrale
Church Bell Tower
Salt Mining Complex

Bex (Beis) is a municipality in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland, located in the district of Aigle.

Gros-de-Vaud District

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Gros-de-Vaud District (District du Gros-de-Vaud) is a district in Vaud canton.

Morges District

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Morges District is a district in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.