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Balade insolite de Sauvabelin à la Cité

Take a walk from Sauvabelin to the Cité.

Depuis le bureau d’information de Lausanne Tourisme d’Ouchy ou de la Gare, prenez le métro m2 direction Epalinges-Croisettes jusqu’à l’arrêt «Bessières». A votre sortie du métro, rejoignez l’arrêt «Bessières» du bus no 16 en montant par l’ascenseur et en traversant le pont par le trottoir en amont. L’arrêt de bus est au bout du pont. Il y a 4 bus par heure, du lundi au samedi et 2 le dimanche. Sortez ensuite de ce bus à l’arrêt «Lac de Sauvabelin» et commencez votre balade.

This magical spot, with its waterside animal park (cows, pigs, sheep, goats, peacocks and birds) and rustic restaurant surrounded by centuries-old oak forests, is only a bus ride away from Lausanne's shopping streets.

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360° views open up multiple vistas from the top of this 35-metre-high tower, which was built in 2003: you can view the Lausanne conurbation, Lake Geneva and the three geographic regions of Switzerland - the Alps, the Jura and the Plateau.

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This vantage point offers a vast panoramic view over the city and its surroundings. You can see: The two towers of the cathedral, Set against the background of the lake.

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This magnificent country park boasts one of the best vantage points in Lausanne. But the panoramic views are by no means the only attribute of the Hermitage. As the setting for an internationally renowned museum and one of the most spectacular trees in Lausanne, it blends nature and culture at the same time.

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The Fondation de l’Hermitage in Lausanne is a showcase of Swiss and international artists of our time. Known throughout the world, the collection is housed in a beautiful mansion in its own grounds overlooking the city.

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