Lausanne - What to see and do

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One of the attractions of Lausanne is to stroll around in the historical streets, like the Escaliers du Marché.

Sightseeing tips and tours from Lausanne

You'll find our recommended day trips below.

SIGHTSEEING IN AND AROUND LAUSANNE

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Golden Pass line

Beautiful scenic train ride from Lucerne via the Bernese Oberland lakes to Montreux.

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Boat trip Lake Geneva

Explore the largest lake of Switzerland by boat.

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Rochers-de-Naye

Grand view of Lake Geneva and the Alps from the rocks above Montreux.

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Jet d'Eau Geneva

This huge fountain is the landmark of Geneva.

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Tickets for an independent day trip to Glacier 3000

Tickets for an independent day trip to Glacier 3000. The cable car to get there is included, as well as the Peak Walk (pedestrian suspension bridge between two peaks), the Ice Express (chairlift to the glacier) and the Snow Fun Park (fun in the snow for non-skiers).

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Independent day trip to the Mont Blanc and Chamonix from Geneva

This tour includes a comfortable transfer from Geneva to Chamonix. You can explore the town on your own, and optionally add a ride with the cableway to Aiguille du Midi and a ride on the Montenvers railway to the sea of ice of Mer de Glace.

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  • Attraction type: scenic trip, by bus;
    natural site, mountain top, by train;
    natural site, mountain top, by cable car;
    city tour
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Geneva (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com

Geneva city tour by minivan, mini-train and on foot

2.5 hour guided tour along Geneva's famous fountain, the Old Town and the St. Pierre Cathedral.

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Guided day trip to Chamonix and the Mont Blanc from Geneva

This day trip includes a guided transfer from Geneva to Chamonix and back. You can add extra tours: the cableway to Aiguille du Midi and a train ride to the Mer de Glace (sea of ice). Or you can explore Chamonix on your own.

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  • Attraction type: scenic trip, by bus;
    natural site, mountain top, by cable car;
    natural site, mountain top, by train
  • Escort: guide
  • Region: Geneva (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com
  • More ways to book: GetYourGuide

Walking tour of the Geneva Old Town and United Nations

2 to 3 hour guided walking tour from the United Nations buildings via the historical town center to Lake Geneva.

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Geneva city tour by bus, tram, boat and on foot

3.5 hour guided tour along Geneva's famous fountain, the Old Town, the flower clock, and onto the lake during a one hour cruise.

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City walk Geneva

A walk along the river Rhône and the lake, and in the old town center of Geneva. This varied route offers a good introduction to the city.

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Lutry - Epesses (Lavaux vineyards)

Explore the Lavaux vineyards on foot by walking from Lutry to Epesses, while enjoying the views of Lake Geneva and the Alps. You'll pass picturesque little towns along the way.

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City walk Lausanne

Explore the historical town center of Lausanne: the picturesque narrow streets, the medieval cathedral and the impressive Palais de Rumine.

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