Château d’Ouchy

Hôtel Château d'Ouchy
For a fairy-tale break or a meal with your feet almost in the water, the Château d’Ouchy is a renowned location. This twelfth century edifice transformed into a luxury four-star hotel is an icon on the Lausanne shore of Lake Geneva.

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Hôtel Château d'Ouchy
Place du Port 2
1006 Lausanne

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Cruise on Lake Geneva (CGN)

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For a romantic or a gourmet cruise or simply to cross Lake Geneva, the ships of the General Navigation Company are a must during your vacation in Switzerland. Embark at Lausanne-Ouchy and travel to one of the forty ports on the Swiss or French shores of Lake Geneva.


It features three sumptuous Lausanne gardens, situated one after the other along the quays: the Denantou, the Elysée, a little further back, and the Olympic Park, but also the rose garden of Place du Général Guisan, which boasts more than 130 different species of rose. Finally, from the CGN landing stages located at the bottom of the Dapples gardens you can embark for a unique cruise over Lake Geneva.

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Dating from the twelfth century, the Château d’Ouchy has been restored several times before becoming a unique location where history meets the standards of today’s most luxurious hotels. Ideally situated with direct access to Lake Geneva, it is the setting for magical holidays. Whether in the modern rooms or the historic suites, visitors wake up feeling like princes and princesses. A well-being centre offers an outdoor pool, sauna and hammam.

In the bar and restaurant, the hotel’s guests mingle with students from the prestigious schools nearby and regulars from Lausanne. The restaurant of Ouchy Castle highlights local quality products in a chic and trendy American-style atmosphere. Meat is the star at 57° Grill: Cooked to perfection on the grill, on a spit or as a roast. A technical skill that has earned them 13 points in the GaultMillau.

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