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LAUSANNE Like never before


Oslo

Stockholm

4h15

2h45

Welcome to Lausanne

Basel 2h10

Zurich Copenhagen

2h10

2h

Bern

Dublin

1h05

2h15

Berlin

Amsterdam Geneva

London

1h

40’

Zermatt 2h50

1h45

Lugano

Brussels

7h10

5h

1h45

1h40

1h20

Frankfurt

6h30

1h20 5h10

Paris 1h10

Vienna

3h40

1h40

Lausanne, the capital of the canton de Vaud, is located in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Also known as the “Olympic Capital” as it is the home of the International Olympic Committee and many international sporting institutions, Lausanne is well known for being young, cosmopolitan, vibrant and full of opportunities. Constantly reinventing itself, the city is a value-generating place to travel. Lausanne offers both high-quality culture and alternative scenes. It attracts enthusiastic sports fans as well as food lovers enchanted by some of the best chefs in the world. Lausanne also draws an equal amount of international students, businessmen and women as well as convention delegates from every corner of the world. The city is also known for its very relaxed environment, surrounded by the lake, the mountains and UNESCO Lavaux Vineyards Terraces. All this amounts to a unique “quality of life” that everyone can experience… like never before!

LAUSANNE Switzerland 1h

Lyon 2h40

Abu Dhabi

7h20

Beijing

12h

Istanbul

3h15

Montreal

7h20

Moscow

3h50

New Delhi

9h25

New York

7h40

Tokyo

13h45

Madrid Lisbon 2h30

2h

Barcelona 1h20

WWW.LAUSANNE-TOURISME.CH Milan 3h20

Rome 1h30


© Elmedina Shureci

Ouchy lakeshore

Lausanne city centre

LAUSANNE LIFESTYLE

48 hours snapshots

“Without any doubt, Lausanne is a “must see” for any travellers coming to Switzerland! Hip bars, world-renowned international cuisine and hotels, outstanding concert halls and trendy boutique shopping… Lausanne has it all. The city is a great source of creativity, offers a unique nightlife and bursts with energy.” Thierry Wegmüller — Cultural entrepreneur

Music at night

Strolling in the city

UNESCO Lavaux Vineyards Terraces

Chilled afternoon

Béjart Ballet Lausanne

Sparkles in the evening

© Béjart Ballet Lausanne / F. Paolini

Festival de la Cité

© LT / Urs Achermann

Culture in the morning

© LT / www.diapo.ch

Down by the lake

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© LT / www.diapo.ch

The old town


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ECAL — University of Art and Design Lausanne

“We are proud to be part of a unique region where youth and education are so closely connected with innovation and creativity!” Alexis Georgacopoulos — ECAL Director

Be amazed

© LT/ Laurent Kaczor

Nuit des Images

© retoduriet.com

There is plenty going on in Lausanne. Contemporary urban vibes in a very attractive city centre. A unique cultural heritage in front of gorgeous lake views. All this in a strong international and multicultural setting.

Collection de l’Art Brut

Lausanne panorama


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© LT / www.diapo.ch

“EPFL attracts brilliant minds from more than 120 countries, placing Lausanne on the world map of cutting-edge science and innovation. Not to mention that many of those who come to study here end up staying on because of the high quality of life.”

Enjoy the style

Patrick Aebischer — EPFL President

Punk Bar

Brasserie de Montbenon

EPFL Rolex Learning Center

© LT / Muris Camo

Sharpen your mind

Fancy a little music… an exhibition or just a fun night out? Lausanne offers world-renowned international cuisine by famous chefs and cool restaurants to cater for all tastes and budgets. Don’t miss a beat with latenight bars, famous clubs and many live music venues.


The Olympic Museum & the Olympic Park

As the Olympic Capital, Lausanne is the home of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as well as of numerous sports organisations. The city is also a world-class host of sporting events from mass participation to elite and will organise the next edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2020. Not to mention The Olympic Museum and a large range of sports facilities open for all.

“The Olympic Capital, Lausanne, lives and breathes sport.”

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© Glacier 3000

Thomas Bach — IOC President, Olympic champion, fencing

Skiing in the Alps

Sailing on Lake Geneva

© Lucie Dubugnon

© Red Bull Content Pool / Joerg Mitter

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Red Bull Crashed Ice

Move and be moved

Lausanne Marathon


Take a stroll in the Lavaux vineyards, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and enjoy the famous man-made “terraces” that overlook the breathtaking Lake Geneva. The perfect spot to taste some fine local wines.

Anne-Sophie Pic — Two-star chef in Lausanne

Taste our flavours UNESCO Lavaux Vineyards Terraces

© LT / Sébastien Staub

Wine tasting

© LT / Sarah Jaquemet

Local cheeses

© LT / Laurent Kaczor

Anne-Sophie Pic — Beau-Rivage Palace

© Beau-Rivage Palace

“My restaurant in Lausanne focuses on menus that use the full range of the amazing products of this region: speciality fish from Lake Geneva (Pollan), local cheeses (Gruyère caramel) and unique plants and herbs…”


© Glacier 3000

Zermatt & Matterhorn    2h

Peak Walk by Tissot — Glacier 3000    1h

Chillion Castle    30’

© Stephan Engler

From Lausanne, you can experience all of Switzerland: fascinating landscapes, world-famous sights, romantic cruises and, of course, a unique craftsmanship in watches and chocolate making.

© Kurt Müller

And much more

© Marcus Gyger

Chocolate factories

Cruise on Lake Geneva

© CGN

Lucerne & Chapel Bridge    2h30

© Luzern Tourismus

Wine Train — Vevey    20’

© LT / Laurent Kaczor

© Centre d’initiation à l’horlogerie / Vincent Jaton

Watchmaking — Vallée de Joux    50’


© LT / Sébastien Staub

LAUSANNE TRANSPORT CARD Staying in a hotel in Lausanne? Use public transport – free of charge – and benefit from substantial discounts on the boat crossing between Lausanne-Ouchy and Evian, souvenirs and the admission price to various municipal and private museums.

Lausanne Tourisme & Convention Bureau +41 21 613 73 73 www.lausanne-tourisme.ch info@lausanne-tourisme.ch

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