winter - © LT/ Laurent Kaczor

Unmissable events in Winter

Experience a magical Winter in Lausanne

Bô Noël - © Régis colombo

Bô Noël, Christmas market in Lausanne

20.11.2019 - 31.12.2019

Bô Noël is a unique and original concept enlivening Lausanne during the four Advent weeks. Activities for children and adults, as well as stalls of designers, winegrowers and terroir producers are spread around the city to give each venue in the city centre a festive air.

Lausanne lumières - © Lausanne lumières

Lausanne Festival of Lights

20.11.2019 - 31.12.2019

From November to the end of December, Lausanne Lumières is a fantastic way to (re)discover the streets of the city centre and the old town by night. This original artistic event is free and features luminous works created by fifteen or so contemporary artists.


Late-night opening for your Christmas shopping

Lausanne has all you need for a fantastic Advent season. In the run-up to Christmas shops will stay open late on three evenings: 18, 20 and 23 December 2019

Pontaise rink - © LT/

Ice rinks

Whether you are pirouetting on the ice in Montchoisi or enjoying the thrills of Ice Hockey with the LHC fans in the Vaudoise Arena, Lausanne offers various sites for those who love skating. You’ll warm up quickly either way!

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Winter Youth Olympic Games - Lausanne 2020

09.01.2020 - 22.01.2020

7 sports – 15 disciplines – 370 medals! 1,000 athletes from all over the world! A great international and multicultural celebration right in the heart of the city of Lausanne!

Brasserie de Montbenon - © LT/ Laurent Kaczor

Taste My Swiss City food tour

A journey of culinary discovery. The starter, the main course and the dessert are served in 3 different locations in the heart of the city, all recommended by local experts. Choose your culinary experience and indulge your senses!