Panorama Lausanne - © LT/Régis Colombo

City tours - excursions

Do you have a few free hours or days ahead of you? Lausanne is the ideal point of departure for numerous outings on foot and by bike, bus, train or boat. In the surrounding area you can choose between a visit to a chateau, a stroll in the Lavaux vineyards, a cruise on the lake or an action-packed afternoon in a leisure park. Sports enthusiasts can be in the mountain resorts in less than an hour by train or car for a trek amongst the alpine scenery or a day of skiing.

  • Guided tours

  • Walks

    From the lakeside to Jorat forest, passing through the town centre or typical districts, Lausanne has an abundance of walking tours for novices, temporary visitors or curious local residents.

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  • By boat on the lake of Geneva

    Water, water, everywhere! Regattas, water skiing, cruises, a swimming pool, pedalos, etc. It all makes for a refreshing summer in Lausanne, beside Lake Geneva.

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  • Guided tour on a Segway

    Join in with a Segway City Tour and discover the tourist attractions of Swiss towns accompanied by guides.

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  • Virtual tour

    Would you like to find out what a district or a shop is like before actually going there? Thanks to several virtual tours, you have the possibility to discover Lausanne in full 360° and step into some shops.

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  • Discovery of Lausanne by helicopter

    Take off by helicopter to admire the wonders of Lausanne.

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