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Lausanne for families

Lausanne is the perfect destination for a family break: You will be able to benefit from the many parks and gardens, as well as areas set aside for relaxation, play or discovery - all set against the backdrop of the Alps and Lake Geneva. You will be able not only to visit numerous museums but also to walk around the old town, the historic heart of Lausanne, dominated by its cathedral.
Perfect activities to make your children happy!

  • Cultural activities for families

    Take your children to a wide variety of fun events and activities in Lausanne and the surrounding area.

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  • Sporting activities for kids

  • Highlights 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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  • Good Tables

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

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  • Family walks

    Walks for the whole family! Discover Lausanne with your children.

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  • Lausanne City treasure hunt App

    Discover Lausanne in a different way with the New City Treasure Hunt app

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you can choose to base the recommendations displayed on your own requirements and interests. Whether you’re looking for a solo adventure, family activities or a gourmet trip with your spouse, the suggestions made will be based on your own preferences.

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You can use the map on each page to establish your location and find local points of interest. So you’ll be able to explore the canton, region by region, select the places you’re going to visit along a planned route and get a quick idea of what a town has to offer you.

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