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Sauvabelin Tower

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Address: Avenue de Rhodanie 2, Lausanne 1018, Switzerland
Phone Number: 021 315 42 74
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Excellent 360 view

This tower is entirely made of wood and is not easy to find if you are not from the area. The numerous stairs can be challenging, but the view above is fantastic, a 360 degree... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This tower is entirely made of wood and is not easy to find if you are not from the area. The numerous stairs can be challenging, but the view above is fantastic, a 360 degree view of the Alps, Lake Geneva, the Jura mountains and the Vaud countryside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Worth a visit.. you can see quite far.. uphill walk though and in the forest.................................. ......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Marvelous!! The view is hard to beat, and the architecture is unique. The boat ride in the pond looked lame, so we skipped it.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Not the easiest place to reach by car however worth a visit. The top of the tower is even higher than the eiffel tower if you calculate the total hight of the place above sea level. With good visibility, you can see Lausanne city, the Lake, the Mont Blanc and great surroundings. About 150 steps to go up, nothing major.... More 

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Sauvabelin Tower

Address: Avenue de Rhodanie 2, Lausanne 1018, Switzerland
Phone Number: 021 315 42 74
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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