Ouchy Beach

Vieux-Port d'Ouchy
2,000 m2 dedicated swimming area in the Ouchy Old Port

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Vieux-Port d'Ouchy
1006 Lausanne

How to get there

There are no life-guards so bathing is entirely at the swimmer’s own risk.

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.

The Olympic Museum

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A marathon of emotions. Would you like to relive great Olympic moments? Feel the pulse of the champions? Discover the creative flair of the host cities? The world of the Games with its many facets will open up to you for a full and unique experience.


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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Good news! Ouchy finally has its own place reserved specially for bathing! You can now take advantage of a 2,000 m2 bathing area located between the first pavilion for hiring pedal boats on the Square and the “Lady of the Lake” pier. The area is marked by yellow buoys indicating that no boats of any type may enter, guaranteeing relaxing and pleasurable swimming in the turquoise water of Lake Geneva. Access points for entering the water have also been installed and good news: the bathing area is open in all weathers so that the hardiest swimmers can enjoy the water all year round!

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