A small town set on the shore of Lake Neuchatel, best known for its ancient castle and tranquil atmosphere.

Grandson is a municipality in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. The town is built on moraines on the west side of the Lake of Neuchatel near where the Gransonnet brook flows into the lake. It is at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the northern-central part of the canton of Vaud. It is home to one or more prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements that are part of the Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps UNESCO World Heritage Site. Grandson Castle and the Swiss Reformed Church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste are listed as Swiss heritage site of national significance. The entire town of Grandson is part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites.
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