Discover Lausanne in autumn

As pretty orange colours start to cover the parks and gardens, autumn is the perfect season to enjoy a stay in Lausanne. And there are plenty of activities – with new exhibitions to discover at Lausanne’s famous museums and fabulous walks through the city or in the vineyards of Lavaux, a UNESCO world heritage site. A walk in Ouchy along the shore of Lake Geneva is an unmissable experience in autumn, as nature treats us to its most beautiful sunsets at this time of the year!


Don’t miss the unmissables!

The unmissable activities in Lausanne are just like the city itself: extremely diverse! You will always find an activity that is perfect for you in Lausanne. During your stay, relive the emotions of the Olympic athletes at the Olympic Museum, stroll through the city’s pretty streets, discover the cathedral and its mythical watchtower or meet the freshwater animals at Aquatis!

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Wander through the vineyards on the terraces of Lavaux

Classed as a UNESCO world heritage site, Lavaux is a magical place that has a lasting effect on everyone. Just a few minutes by train from Lausanne, you can admire the landscapes of this extraordinary site as you wander through the vineyards or simply sample one of the region’s wines. The lake and mountains form a backdrop with a superb view – decorated with autumnal colours that are bound to captivate you!

In Lausanne enjoy a visit that’s just right for you 

You can visit Lausanne in a way that is just right for you: whether with a professional tour guide who will reveal the city’s secrets to you, with an “Art in the City” map in your hand to guide you to the unmissable sites in Lausanne and its works of art, or during a boat ride on Lake Geneva where you can enjoy a unique view of the Olympic Capital.

Discover Lausanne’s latest exhibitions

Culture is extremely important in Lausanne and this is reflected in its museums with their very rich and varied exhibitions which change on a regular basis. They are not to be missed during your visit to Lausanne!

Savour traditional cuisine

One thing is certain in Lausanne – there is always time to eat well. Spoil yourself with the delicious fondues, the celebrated “papets vaudois” (local sausages, leeks and potatoes), “croûtes au fromage” (a richer and more substantial variation of the Welsh rarebit theme) and perch fillets which are never out of favour!

Discover the many parks and gardens of Lausanne