Discover the regional and Olympic capital (C)

This route along Lake Geneva and its buzzing lakeshore creates the feel of a seaside resort rather than the Vaud capital.

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Culture and Heritage

Gastronomy and Wines

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Before arriving in Lausanne itself, the town of Lutry attracts many visitors with its lakeside location, mediaeval streets and Lavaux wines. From here, it’s only a few kilometres along Lake Geneva to Lausanne, the Olympic capital and headquarters of the IOC with a fascinating museum dedicated to this global sporting movement. Called Ouchy, the lakeside area of Lausanne has a Mediterranean feel. Here, leave the car behind for a stroll along the lakeside promenade or take the metro to the city centre to enjoy the city’s museums and shops or explore the historic centre and famous gothic cathedral. On the way out of Lausanne, camper van owners can enjoy a stay at the fabulous Vidy campsite, while those heading off for new pastures drive past the city’s famous university (EPFL) and its futuristic building, the Rolex Learning Center.

Discover the regional and Olympic capital (C)

This route along Lake Geneva and its buzzing lakeshore creates the feel of a seaside resort rather than the Vaud capital.

Musée de l’Elysée

One of the few museums exclusively dedicated to photography is housed in a magnificent mansion a stone’s throw from Lake Geneva.

Adress:

Avenue de l'Elysée 18 - 1014 Lausanne

Phone:

+41 (0) 21 316 99 11

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Musée de l’Elysée

Cruise on Lake Geneva (CGN)

Board one of the CGN’s modern or restored boats for an unforgettable cruise on Lake Geneva.

Adress:

Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le Lac Léman (CGN) Avenue de Rhodanie 17 - 1000 Lausanne

Phone:

+41 (0)900 929 929 (CHF 0.50/min.)

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Cruise on Lake Geneva (CGN)

The Olympic Museum

Unique official Museum of the IOC located on the banks of Lake Geneva and dedicated to the spirit of olympism, is the most visited Museum in Lausanne.

Adress:

Quai d'Ouchy 1 - 1006 Lausanne

Phone:

+41 (0) 21 621 65 11

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The Olympic Museum

Lausanne Cathedral

As a spiritual stronghold of French-speaking Switzerland, Lausanne Cathedral enjoys international interest and importance.

Adress:

Place de la Cathédrale 13 - 1005 Lausanne

Phone:

+41 21 316 71 61

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Lausanne Cathedral

The Rolex Learning Center

the Rolex Learning Center functions as a laboratory for learning, a library with 500,000 volumes and an international cultural hub for EPFL.

Adress:

Campus EPFL - 1015 Lausanne

Phone:

+41 (0) 21 693 42 14

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The Rolex Learning Center

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