Inspiration for what to do and see around Lausanne

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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Day trip to the Chamonix Christmas market from Geneva

A bus takes you from Geneva to Chamonix in France, at the base of the Mont Blanc. You'll enjoy the crafts, gifts, food, live music and illuminations at the Christmas market. You can optionally take a trip with the cable car to admire the views. Finally you'll take the bus back.

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Golden Pass line

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

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Jet d'Eau Geneva

This huge fountain is the landmark of Geneva.

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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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Visit to a Swiss Christmas market from Milan

Depending on the date you book, you will visit the Christmas market of Zurich, Einsiedeln, Lucerne, Montreux, Bremgarten or Rapperswil-Jona. Transportation from and to Milan, and a guide during the day are included.

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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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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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Day trip to Gruyères, cheese factory and chocolate factory from Lausanne

This tour starts with a visit to the Cailler chocolate factory. Next, you'll see how Swiss cheese is made. The guide also takes you to the nearby medieval village of Gruyères, which is situated on a hill surrounded by mountains. A bus ride to the Lavaux vineyards and wine tasting concludes the day.

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Full day trip to medieval Gruyères and chocolate factory from Geneva

After a scenic bus ride you'll arrive in the medieval tiny town of Gruyères to have lunch, visit the castle and admire the ancient houses. The Maison Cailler chocolate factory will be visited in the afternoon. Chocolate tasting is included!

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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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