Avenches is a small town in Switzerland, canton Vaud.
Origin of Avenches goes back to Celts. During the Roman time, it was a capital of Celtic nation Helvetians named Aventicum. Notably, modern Avenches is smaller than Aventicum during its high times.
Avenches is accessible by car via highway A1 and regional road 1.
Getting in by public transport is complicated. Avenches is served by regional trains circulating between Murten and Payerne.