Ouchy - © LT/ Laurent KACZOR


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.

  • Panoramic stroll

    Set on a hillside facing Lake Geneva and the mountains, Lausanne offers walkers a series of extensive panoramic views.

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  • Unusual walking tour in the City centre

    To get to the start of the walk: Take the metro m2 at the station towards "Epalinges-Croisettes" and alight at the "Lausanne-Flon" stop.

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  • A walk in the district below the station

  • Remarkable Walk from Sauvabelin to the Cité

  • The modern city

    Until 1850, almost all of Lausanne stood within the medieval wall.

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  • The City and its water

    Water excavated the lake, sculpted the hills on which the city stands, and decided - between the lakeshore and the hills - where human activity would be concentrated.

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  • Old town

    For eight millennia, the site of Lausannes original settlement has been wedged between lakeshore and the “Cité”.

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  • Olympic walk

    ‘The sense of independence and pride nurtured by the city of Lausanne and its people provides Olympism with the kind of unwavering liberty it needs to prosper’.

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  • Treasure hunt

    Get set for adventure! Take the verdant paths from the station district to Ouchy and find the 8 clues along the way that will help you locate the treasure.

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