Avenches
The Essential
Avenches occupies the site of the former Swiss capital, Roman Aventicum founded by Augustus, which flourished in the 2C before being devastated in 259. At present you can visit the ruins of the amphitheatre and Roman theatre (Route de Fribourg). The town also boasts a late-13C castle, transformed in the 16C.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Avenches

Avenches Roman Museum
Avenches Roman Museum
Avenches
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