The Bois Chamblard Estate

The “Bois Chamblard” property, a magical and astonishing 60,000 m2 of land located in a fully preserved and magnificently maintained green setting.
Located in Buchillon, halfway between Lausanne and Geneva in the heart of the coast, the estate has direct access to the lake.

Presentation and history of the site

The Foundation

The Fondation des Bois Chamblard was established on the 28th of February, 2000. Its headquarters are in Buchillon, the home of Charles-Erico Nicola, a Dutch physicist.

Erico Nicola

Born in Basel in 1907 and of Dutch nationality, Erico Nicola moved to Lausanne at the age of six and then to his property in Les Bois Chamblard in Buchillon, in 1935.


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