Lausanne in Winter - © LT/Laurent KACZOR

Lausanne in winter

Lausanne in winter is a city bubbling with a bold new cultural season, invigorating open-air activities, a breathtaking natural environment and restaurants and bars in which to recuperate, to refresh and to meet people!
Discover cultural appointments, activities, events, and of course good restaurants in Lausanne.

  • Cultural activities

    23 museums, 20 art galleries, just as many theatres, such as the Theatre de Vidy, art débuts and first runs on stage, an opera, the Béjart Ballet Lausanne (installed here since 1987), an unparalleled natural and architectural heritage – all these allow Lausanne to offer the public from here and elsewhere consistent, high-quality culture throughout the season.

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  • Events

    Lights, fireworks, spectacular shows and mulled wine. An action-packed programme for the end-of-year celebrations!

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  • Winter activities in Lausanne

  • Good Tables

    Brunch, local specialities or fine dining – see all the top places to eat.

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  • Highlights of Lausanne

    Whether by bus or by bike, on foot or on skates, discover Lausanne, Olympic Capital: museum visits, a stroll in the parks and gardens or along the floral quays, excursions on the lake or in the vineyards, sporting and cultural activities, a relaxing spa break, shopping and nights out.

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  • Well-being Package

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