Vevey

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A remarkable little town full of undeniable charm, Vevey is home to cultural and historic landmarks, lively markets, and lakeside scenery.

Vevey is located in the canton Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne. Vevey is home to the world headquarters of the food giant Nestlé, founded there in 1867. Milk chocolate was invented in Vevey by Daniel Peter in 1875, although the first chocolate bar was produced in Bristol, UK in 1847 by Fry and Sons. There are 14 structures in Vevey that are listed as Swiss heritage sites of national significance including four museums, three churches, as well as the Administration Building and Historical Archives of Nestlé SA, Aile Castle, the Cour au Chantre, the City Hall, the Hôtel des Trois-Couronnes, the La Grenette and Place du Marché and the Saint-Jean Tower and Fountain.
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