The essentials to spend an amazing weekend in Lausanne

Located on the shores of Lake Geneva, Lausanne is THE destination for a weekend getaway this summer. Check out our helpful tips!

Lake Geneva

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Enjoying drinks right on the water’s edge, embarking on a paddleboard outing, diving into the lake’s turquoise waters… Lake Geneva is absolutely the Lausanners’ favourite spot to make the most of the summer.

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Sauvabelin Tower

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After climbing the 151 steps that lead to the top, you’ll discover the impressive 360° panorama over the town. It’s also the opportunity to see how green a city Lausanne is, with nature present everywhere.

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Olympic Museum

Visiting the Olympic Museum when you’re in the Olympic Capital is a must! After the visit, enjoy a stroll in the magnificent park and don’t forget to take a break on the panoramic terrace.

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For the most dazzling landscapes this summer, head to Lavaux, a UNESCO World Heritage site. A unique view over the vineyards, the lake and mountains awaits you there. Welcome to paradise!

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Plateforme 10

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YES, the largest European cultural spot is complete at last with the arrival of the Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts, and the Musée de l’Elysée dedicated to photography. Both are joining the Vaud Museum of Fine Arts on June 18.

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Take advantage of a unique offer at an exceptional price to discover the highlights of Lausanne!

Lausanne City Pass

With this unique ticket valid for one, two or three days, discover the most popular attractions & highlights in Lausanne and the area at an exceptional price.

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