Museums and other places to visit

Estavayer-le-Lac Frog Museum

The star attraction of the Estavayer-le-Lac Museum is undoubtedly the collection of 108 stuffed and dressed frogs, which were created in the 19th century by François Perrier, a former officer in the Napoleonic Guard. As a result, the local history museum is now popularly referred to as the Frog Museum.

Estavayer-le-Lac Guided city tour

Take a guided city tour of the old town of Estavayer and get to know how this city was built...

Estavayer-le-Lac Tiny train of Estavayer

The "P'tit train d'Estavayer-le-Lac" runs along the narrow streets of the medieval town, enabling visitors to discover the treasures of the "City of the Rose".

Estavayer-le-Lac Tour of the city walls

One of the best ways to get to know the medieval city of Estavayer-le-lac is to follow the tour of the city walls.

Estavayer-le-Lac et Payerne Historic walking tours

Discover the rich heritage of our 2 historic cities, Estavayer-le-Lac and Payerne.

Gletterens Lakeside Village

Experience the Prehistory in this reconstituted village. Through demonstrations and workshops, you will discover the lifestyle of our distant ancestors.

Payerne "Clin d'Ailes", the Swiss Air Force Museum

Located on the main operational base of the Swiss F/A-18, the Swiss Air Force Museum "Clin d'Ailes" presents the military aeronautics of the second part of the 20th century.

Payerne Museum of Payerne

Built in 1869 and opened to the public in 1870, the museum of Payerne had different collections : animals, shells, insects and historical objects linked to the history of Payerne.

Vallon Roman Museum in Vallon

Situated on a Roman archaeological site, the museum traces the region's Roman heritage with mosaics, mural paintings and various objects.



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