Lausanne, old town - © LT/

A visit ?

Are you coming to Lausanne for the first time or do you know it like the back of your hand? Whatever the case may be, this section will be your guide among marked paths and original itineraries.

Lausanne has such a profusion of cultural and tourist attractions that one visit to the town is not enough. If you are seeking practical information, do not hesitate to contact our offices in the town centre. Find out the best way of getting around Lausanne without worrying about its hills!

Solo trips or guided visits to must-see places, a day of cycling or walking to enjoy year-round attractions, eating out in the evenings or clubbing – there's something new every day!

  • Welcome to Lausanne!

    Are you coming to Lausanne for the first time or would you like to do something different? Several information points are available to give you guidance and information.

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  • Accommodation

  • Getting around

  • Entertainment

    Lausanne, the smallest of Switzerland's cities, also owes its reputation to the leisure opportunities on offer.

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  • 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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    What if our personalised recommendations don’t suit you?

    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.

    You want to find out what the local tourist attractions are based on your current location?

    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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    If you want to store your selection, print it, export it to your free smartphone app "Vaud:Guide” or share it with your friends, you'll can do all this with “Favourites”.

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