Lausanne, Switzerland
Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne, Switzerland

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Lausanne is the capital city and biggest town of the canton of Vaud in Romandy, Switzerland. A municipality, it is situated on the shores of Lake Léman . It faces the French town of Évian-les-Bains, with the Jura Mountains to its north-west. Lausanne is located 62 kilometres northeast of Geneva. Wikipedia
Last Updated: 09/25/2020
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Where To Eat In Switzerland 5 Of Top Chef Andreas Caminadas Favorite Restaurants
This gourmet restaurant near Lausanne is one of only three three-Michelin-star dining rooms in all of Switzerland, so perhaps its no surprise that more
Winter Excursion To Lavaux
In winter, the vines are asleep under a blanket of white and most tourist attractions are on mid-winter hiatus. The plunging hillsides along the more
Luxury destinations in Switzerland
Whether its renting a deluxe chalet in Switzerland, staying at a swanky spa resort or a historic hotel like Lausannes Beau Rivage Palace, this more
Best Day Trips From Geneva
Explore two beautiful towns on the Swiss Riviera by coach on this popular day trip to Lausanne and Montreux click here to check more
Fun things to do by the river Aare in Bern, Switzerland – Family Earth Trek
Yes, we do miss having a lake around the corner but we are quite surprise how much less we miss our lake for each time we are by the river. We are more
Street-Art in Switzerland – Ticker Eats the World
Street-art in its traditional form is not always readily visible in Switzerland. Many of the paintings were in small passages, discovered entirely more
Day Trips From Zurich
A bit further from Bern, Lausanne is a hidden gem located on the pristine Swiss Riviera. It takes 2 hours and 20 minutes by car to drive to Lausanne more
Switzerland Honeymoon
The Lavaux Vineyards, the famous vineyard region in Switzerland is one of the worlds largest contiguous vineyards spanning over 830 hectares and a more
Day Five Day Trip To Lavaux Vaud Region
Reaching back to Cully Gare, walking through the wonderful streets with vineyards on either side, old buildings in the region, neatly laid roads, I more
Best 5 Things To Do In Interlaken Tour
I reached Zurich International Airport and after that, I took a train to Interlaken. The train stations are beside the Airport. And I stayed in more
Gruyeres Switzerland
Gruyères is one of the loveliest day trips from Geneva. You can also easily visit in one day from Lausanne, Montreux, Bern. Zurich, Lucerne, and more
Top 50 Things To Do This Summer In The Canton Of Valais Switzerland
When we used to live in Lausanne, whenever we wanted to have a hike or have something to do we always headed to the canton of Valais. Over the years, more
Cherry blossom trail in Frick, Switzerland – Family Earth Trek
When we lived in Lausanne we had our favorite places to have a picnic under blooming trees. But now after a year living in Bern we still have no more
Best Time To Visit Switzerland
Spring begins to arrive in Switzerland through April. The average temperature in Zurich has clambered up to 9°C, and there are more sunny days to more
Things To Do In Gruyeres Switzerland
By car: You can easily get to Gruyères by car from anywhere within Switzerland.  It is only 90 minutes drive from Geneva and a 60-minute drive from more
Where to Stay in Switzerland: Lodging Tips
Aigle is a village in the heart of Swiss wine country, a short train ride from Lausanne. There youll find Hotel du Nord, a recently renovated more
Switzerland Itinerary 7 Days
» The itinerary will look something like this: Geneva (1 night), Lausanne (3 nights), Lucerne (2 nights). Depending on travel plans mentioned below, more
Switzerland | Earth Trekkers
Lausanne is a beautiful city that is located on Lake Geneva in French-speaking Switzerland. One day is all you need to visit the highlights of more
Switzerland Itinerary 7 To 21 Days In Switzerland
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Free Things To Do In Switzerland
Upon check-in at your accommodation in Lausanne, Basel, Bern, Geneva or Montreux, you will receive a ticket that allows you to use the local more
Things To Do In Montreux Switzerland
The Geneva lakeshore is dotted with several beautiful villas, quaint cafes, chalets, gardens and several small villages and towns. If you are not in more
5 Easy Ways to Save Money in Switzerland – Ticker Eats the World
You can also use the Swiss Rail Pass on Swiss boats and ferries, like we did, to not only travel from Vevey to Lausanne but also hop across the Lac more
Where To Stay In Switzerland
Lake Geneva is also close to the French resort Évian-les-Bains and the Swiss Riviera, which covers the northern shore of Lausanne through Montreux. more
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Located on Lake Geneva, Lausanne is the capital city of the canton of Vaud. It faces the French town of Évian-Les-Bains and is situated on the more
Best Places to Visit in Switzerland Tour – Travel With Me 24 X 7
I reached Zurich International Airport and after that, I caught a train to Interlaken. The train stations are beside the Airport. And I stayed in more
Top 6 Best Spas Around The Leman Lake In Switzerland
The Lausanne Palace is a 5 stars hotel that would deserve a ranking of its own. In a very beautiful Belle Epoque style, this 146 bedrooms hotel more
Meet Marie Robert Switzerlands Top Female Chef
Duck foie gras is rolled in a ruby-red strip of cherry gel; dessert is a garden of chocolate lollipops emblazoned with pop art self-portraits. These more
2017 Holiday Gift Guide
You may have seen my recent blog post about Helvetimart, the little shop in Lausanne with Swiss food from every canton. It now also offers themed more
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Did you know the land of fairytale views is home to UNESCO-listed vineyard terraces spanning over 830 hectares? The Lavaux Vineyards are located in more
A Perfect Day in Ouchy
I was spending the day in the region of Ouchy, in the Swiss city of Lausanne. Based right on Lake Leman (better known as Lake Geneva), it was more
Things To Do In Montreux Switzerland
Ever wondered how the Olympic Games came to be? Look no further than The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, just 30 kilometres from Montreux. more
Things To Do In Gruyeres With One Day
We visited Gruyères and hiked the Gastlosen Tour on a day trip from Lausanne. In the morning, we hiked around the Gastlosen and in the afternoon we more
Best Towns And Cities In Switzerland
Just across the lake from Evian-Les-Bains (the very same city where the Evian water youll find in any supermarket originates!), the stunning city more
2 Days In Zurich Itinerary
Swiss Federal Statistical Office states that there are 20 cities in Switzerland. Top 10 Swiss cities include Zürich, Geneva, Basel, Lausanne, Bern, more
Roadtrip Europe
We started off our 14 day road trip at the car rental place in Lausanne. The fellow there was in a very good mood and was very happy to meet us. I more
Day Trips From Basel
Lausanne is another beautiful city set on the banks of Lake Geneva. The most popular attraction of the city is the Olympics Museum. The Olympic more
Transportation To Montreux On Lake Geneva In Switzerland
From Geneva, follow the Autoroute A1 to Lausanne, and then the A12 to Montreux. Travelers from Basel, Zurich, and Germany should take the Autobahn more
Best Cities To Visit In Switzerland
Buzzing with life, Lausanne´s large student body makes it a fun city in which to spend some time. There´s an upbeat and youthful feel about the city, more
9 Switzerland Travel Tips
Famous spots like Lausanne and Zurich get packed with tourists in the peak season, so if youre adventurous and dont mind getting off the beaten more
Olympic Jazz In Switzerland
Just a 20 minute train ride from Montreux lies Lausanne. Opposite of Évian-les-Bains, French town made famous by Evian spring water, you will find a more
Best Switzerland Cities Bucket List
The terraced vineyards of Lavaux is a UNESCO World heritage site not to miss in Switzerland. The Lavaux region stretches from Montreux to Lausanne more
10 Ways To See Switzerland Like A Prince Or A Pauper
Like a Prince: "You can't really serve fondue in an elegant restaurant," Chef Carlo Crisci of Lausanne restaurant Le Cerf told the Wall Street more
Jerome Ake Beda Switzerland Somm
Beda was born in Côte dIvoire and moved to Switzerland in 1990. He worked as maître d at a restaurant and worked his way up to be named Sommelier more
Swiss Wine Introduction
This wine is from the canton of Vaud, which is 45 km away from Lausanne (one of our favorite cities). A light-bodied, refreshing white made from the more
Places To Visit In Switzerland
Olympic lovers unite as Lausanne is the place to be! Home to the international Olympic Committee headquarters, this city on Lake Geneva is brimming more
Cheap Travel With The Junior Card On Swiss Trains Buses And Boats
The Junior Card is a fantastic bargain that pays for itself very quickly a return ticket for a child from Geneva Airport to Montreux is for more
Transportation To Fribourg Freiburg In Switzerland
Fribourg is in western Switzerland in between Bern and Lausanne. The Autoroute A12 that connects Bern with the Lac Léman region goes inland from more
Ultimate Switzerland Itinerary
Other suggestions for this day include touring The Nest (the museum at Nestlés international headquarters), Chaplins World and attending the more
Switzerland Travel Guide For Indian Travellers
The Zurich Airport Railway Station finds itself underneath the Airport Centre itself. This station provides frequent rail or Zürich S-Bahn (railway more
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Stretching from Geneva in the west to Lausanne in the east, Lake Geneva is one of Switzerlands most beautiful places. From the international bustle more
Getting Around Switzerland: Transportation Tips
Some hotels in Lausanne provide complimentary Lausanne Transport Cards upon check-in. These are valid for much of the canton of Vaud, covering metro more
One Week Switzerland Trip Itinerary
I feel like Lausannedoesnt get enough attention from tourists compared to other places in Switzerland. But the city is really beautiful and is a more
Living In Switzerland Best Swiss Cities For Expats 103091
Popularly known as the student capital of the country, Lausanne is undoubtedly perfect for students and those young at heart choosing where to live more
Things To Do In Geneva Switzerland
The fairytale land of Switzerland has a bounty of surreal picturesque locations around Interlaken and Bernese Oberland. Though these places can be more
Skiing In Switzerland Best Resorts
To get there, simply hop on a train from either Brig, Lausanne or Geneva and get off at Aigle. From here, take the regional train to Val more
Let's Go to Switzerland! « Running in a Skirt
Hi everyone!Im so excited because the Hubs and I are going to Switzerland tomorrow.  Weve been planning this trip for a very long time and I cant more
Deck Bar Chexbres Switzerland
The Deck Bar is a lounge bar situated in the village of Chexbres in Lavaux, which is a huge vineyard in terraces classified as a UNESCO world more
5 Reasons For Why You Should Live In Switzerland
The Leman riviera is the region going from Geneva through Lausanne and continuing up to Montreux. It is a marvelous area dominated by the Leman Lake more
Best Music Festivals In Switzerland 201
Created in 1976 and situated between Geneva and Lausanne, the Paléo Festival is Switzerlands biggest outdoor music event. Each year, more than 200 more
Festivals In Switzerland 106810
Fête de la musique runs annually, taking over the streets and squares of Lausanne every summer. Over 50 podiums show off musicians from across the more
Notes From Our Travelers A Romantic And Luxurious Honeymoon In Switzerland
Many of our travelers ask us to plan trips that celebrate some of the most important moments in their lives, including spectacular customized more
Switzerland Itinerary
If youre already based in mainland Europe, there are plenty of trains connecting all the major towns and cities too, including Zurich, Geneva, Bern more
Chateau Doex International Hot Air Balloon Festival In Switzerland
Chateaux dOex is located about a 16 mile / 25 km drive from Gruyères, a 31 mile / 50 km drive from Montreux, and a 49 mile / 79 km drive from more
Make My Switzerland App | Travel Blog Review
When you launch the app you can select which Swiss city you are in or near: Bern, Basel, Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich, Lugano and Lucerne. Now its time more
One Week In Switzerland Itinerary
Day two: An ancient settlement overlooks the Alps in the distance. One night is definitely enough to get to get know to Lausanne, but you can opt to more
Best Places To Visit In Switzerland
Lavaux Vineyards are the famous Swiss wine region with over 830 hectares of vineyard terraces and 30 km of hiking trails. The vineyard terraces are more
Swiss Chocolate Train
The train leaves pretty early in the morning so you would most likely be staying overnight in Montreux.  We found it a bit pricey there so stayed in more
Switzerland on a shoestring - Earth wanderess
I then went to Lausanne for a few days and there I stayed with a Russian couple who were studying in the city. They lived very central, so it just more
Lausanne For Foodies
Lausanne is about an hours train journey from Geneva airport which is the closest transport hub.  The train station is within the airport and the more
Swiss Train Rides Bucket List
Alright, so this is another short ride, but its an unbelievably beautiful one that glides along the clear blue waters of Lake Geneva the entire more
Lac De Taney
From Lausanne, exit on highway 16 Villeneuve-Evian and follow directions for Evian. You will then cross Pont du Rhone after which, turn left towards more
What to Eat in Switzerland | The Winged Fork
It is recommended to drink white wine or tea with fondue which supposedly helps to digest the enormous amount of cheese.My favorite variant of more
Romantic Things To Do In Switzerland
Lake Geneva is one of the most photographed Swiss waterscapes. Flanked by Geneva, Lausanne, Montreux, and Thonon-Les- Baines, this northern Alpine more
10 Exciting Locations In Switzerland To Spend Your Summer Holidays
Lausanne is one of the most exciting cities around the Leman lake. It has been the headquarters for the International Olympic Committee since 1894. more
Travel in Switzerland: Things to do in Lausanne -
Lausanne is one of the headquarters of global sport and is recognized as the Olympic Capital. Pierre de Coubertin moved the IOC headquarters to the more
Situated at the eastern end of Lac Leman (aka Lake Geneva) lies the beautiful town of Montreux.  An easy day trip option from Geneva, Lausanne, or more
Things To Do In Bern
So you can either continue all the way to Geneva and explore its wonderful landmarks and attractions or make a detour and visit other places like more
Transfers From Geneva Airport To Swiss Ski Resort
Inter-Regio (IR90) trains generally depart twice per hour from Geneva Airport to the Rhone Valley in Valais (Wallis). The trains are usually direct more
Video When Swiss Tradition Meets Pop Music By La Cote International School
The new campus is nestled between vineyards and fruit orchards in Aubonne. It is an easy commuting distance from Geneva and Lausanne. The peaceful more
Honeymoon Destinations In Switzerland
Geneva is the nearby airport in Lausanne. Trains are available to and from Geneva, Zurich, Berne, St Gallen, and Brig. Lausanne is well connected more
Most Beautiful Cities In Switzerland
Lausanne is the capital city of the canton of Vaud, located on Lake Geneva. It faces the French town of Évian-Les-Bains and is situated on the more
Switzerland Trip Costs
In some places, like Geneva, there is also the option of staying in another cheaper city not too far away too. Lausanne is a great option, as is more
2 Weeks in Switzerland Travel Guide
If you dont want to backtrack on your trip fly out of Geneva and spend your last day of vacation in the lakeside city of Lausanne, which is in more
Summer City Breaks In Switzerland
Lausanne, the second-largest city on Lake Geneva, combines a dynamic commercial town with the ambience of a holiday resort. Home to the Olympic more
A Guide To Studying In Switzerland
Switzerland offers an abundance of top universities. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and Lausanne, as well as the universities more
The Grand Tour Of Switzerland By Car 14 Day Itinerary
Having explored the major sights in Geneva city, its time to see more of the lake.  There are plenty of lovely towns and villages dotted along the more
5 Days Switzerland Itinerary
Uber is present in Zurich, Basel, Geneva and Lausanne. Here is the $10 off your first ride on the Uber app. Use code k7zapn to sign up. Enjoy! more
Guide Tales Finding Hidden Zurich
It also enables the user to find hotels to suit any budget, and even explains the benefits of the ZurichCARD, where to buy and how much it costs. more
Transportation To Le Bouveret On Lake Geneva In Switzerland
CGN Lake Geneva pleasure boats, buses, and trains all provide public transportation options to Le Bouveret in Valais (Wallis). As Le Bouveret is on more
Save With The Swiss Card Transfer Ticket On Public Transportation In Switzerland
For Swiss Transfer Ticket to be of value, the point of entry into Switzerland must be relatively far from the final destination. Travelers heading more
Day Trips From Basel
On the same lake as Geneva, just across the water from the well-known town of Evian-Les-Bains (where Evian water comes from!), Lausanne is a more
A Case for Fribourg, Switzerland — Agent Yonder
If youre like most visitors to Switzerland, youll feel your wallet groaning as you begin to book hotels and train passes. Consider using a central more
Enjoy Art In The Fondation Pierre Gianadda In Martigny
Getting to the Fondation Pierre Gianadda is very easy by car or train. Martigny is in the elbow of the Rhone Valley in Valais with very good railway more
Traveling Switzerland
    As grateful as I was to head to Zürich, I wanted more than anything to meet my cousin and truly travel the country. So, we decided to extend our more
50 Unique Things To Do In Switzerland
Visiting Lausanne is a little like travelling back in time to the summer resorts of the past. Watch as families sit by the lake enjoying the more
Switzerland Travel Tips
Lausanne lies in the Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland and is the headquarters of the International Olympics Committee which was founded in 1914. In more
Cultural attractions like the Grand Theater and Opera House, Lausanne, and the surrounding Alps region. There are various boutiques and the more
Tally Beauty Lausanne
A few days ago, I attended the launching event of the Tally Beauty Lausanne concept which initially only existed in Zurich. At the moment, there are more
Cheap Transportation To Geneva Airport Gva
Most Swiss long-distance trains to Geneva terminate at the airport. Direct train services are available to Geneva Airport from amongst others Bern, more
Switzerland Train Bus Boat
Vacation visitors to Switzerland can benefit from the Swiss Travel System the minute they set foot in the country. Comfortable direct connections more
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