• Vieux port d'Yvonand

    © Valérie Bösiger
  • Maison des Terroirs

  • Tour Saint-Martin à Yvonand

    © Claude Jaccard
  • Bretonnières

    © A. Repetti
  • Car postal

    © A. Repetti
  • Juriens

    © A. Repetti
  • © Joana Abriel
  • © A. Repetti
  • Orbe

    © A. Repetti


From the border city of Vallorbe to the shores of the Lake of Neuchâtel, from the Orbe plain to the Jura peaks, Northern Vaud has a population of over 70,000, spread over 73 communes.

Rich in history, this region appeals to anyone fond of tranquility and natural beauty. Its many possibilities for excursions, its museums, its leisure and cultural activities draw great numbers of tourists.

Offering every kind of education up to a bachelor's degree, with a professional training centre and school of engineering, Yverdon is a first-class region for studies, catering to just under 5000 students and apprentices.

Yverdon-les-Bains is the second-largest town in the canton, with a population of 28,000, and an attractive commercial and industrial centre.

Map of communes

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