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Address: Avenue de Rhodanie 2, Lausanne 1000, Switzerland
Phone Number: 021 315 42 74
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nice climbing up and enjoy the view

on the top of a hill, in a forest, it looks like a matches building, and is quite funny to climb up (2 different stairs to go up and to come down, turning in opposite directions... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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153 reviews 153 reviews
112 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, we tried to navigate to this tower from the TripAdvisor listing. The address is wrong! It's currently listed as Avenue de Rhodanie 2, Lausanne 1000. This puts the tower right near the waterfront very close to the port area and the Olympic Museum. It's nowhere near there! We ended up right at the listed address, only to find another... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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88 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

on the top of a hill, in a forest, it looks like a matches building, and is quite funny to climb up (2 different stairs to go up and to come down, turning in opposite directions). The view is nice, and in fact you can see the top otf the tower from a lot of spots around Lausanne.

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Cully, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is an excellent park to have a walk or run or do what ever you fell like ,then walk the stairs to see the beautiful view of the city of Lausanne

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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Cute little area for walking, seeing farm animals, and a little restaurant that overlooks the pond. Climb the tower to see all of Lausanne. It's a great (and free!) way to spend a gorgeous sunny afternoon.

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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A fantastic view over Lake Geneva and the whole of Lausanne, even if it is quite a climb to get to the top! My partner and I are quite young and fit, but it was extremely cold and I have to say, I struggled!! Would probably not be ideal for the very old or anyone with a physical disability, but... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Definitely worth to go. If you like hiking, don't take the bus up and enjoy your way ... there are some spots where you can take pictures and enjoy the view before you get there. If you are not in shape you can always take the bus. Close to the sight you have restaurant and a nice like which is... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Great views of Lake Geneva from atop this tower and best of all, it's free! Too bad it is very un-Swisslike poorly maintained. I was looking at the plaques commemorating the people and organizations that funded the building of the tower, and thought that if I were one of them, I wouldn't be too happy that my name could no... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a wooden structure that requires a bit of effort to get to the top. Fine for most people but simply be warned if one of the people with you is not necessarily fit. Other than that it is nice to have a view of the lake and surrounding mountains etc. Splendid. Easily worth the effort. It is not... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great views. Highest point in Lausanne probably. Great for running up! Lovely location and not far from the children's zoo. Closes at dark. Never busy.

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Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Sauvabelin Tower is located in Sauvabelin forest and is easy accessible by bus 16. Take it from metro station Bessières and get off at Lac Sauvabelin. Takes about 15 minutes. You can stop at a restaurant or walk around the lake where you can see funny hairy pigs and other animals. If you are with children they will be delighted.... More 

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