Payerne

Boasting a rich history, this ancient town rests within a valley, featuring historic buildings and superb local dishes.

Payerne is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Vaud. The Payerne Abbey church and former convent buildings, the Ancien Tribunal, the Swiss Reformed Church of Notre-Dame and the Fountain du Banneret are listed as Swiss heritage site of national significance. The entire old city of Payerne is part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites. The Payerne sausage is local variant on the regional Boutefas or Saucisson vaudoissausage. It is a cold smoked pork sausage in a natural casing and has been a traditional dish since the mid 19th century.
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