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Sauvabelin Tower

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far away but worth a visit

I went just before sunset so caught beautiful views.. but please be aware there are lots to steps... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mumbai, India
Amazing view from the park!

It took around 10-15 mins to climb up the spiral stairs. Once up, a nice view of Lausanne and Lake... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Mousa A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went just before sunset so caught beautiful views.. but please be aware there are lots to steps to climb. Also while climbing down, there was no light so it is dangerous and risky esp if you have kids with you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank devadevi
Reviewed October 30, 2018

It took around 10-15 mins to climb up the spiral stairs. Once up, a nice view of Lausanne and Lake Geneva was there as a reward for the little exercise. Definitely a must if you're around the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mousa A
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Climbed up this tower during a leisurely wander through the forest. It’s a bit of a climb to the top but worth doing for the brilliant views of Lake Geneva and the rest of the forest. It’s also free as well, so no money required.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sjohnleslie
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

A would tower in the florest, huge, they have some maps, it moves a little when the wind it's a little but strong, you can see Geneva to Villeneuve, if you want to spend a different day walking in the woods there's a good option.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nuno Paulo G
Reviewed September 9, 2018

With a short bus ride from the town of Lausanne, you can travel to the beautiful park that has the Sauvabelin Tower! There is a nice cafe in the park with a playground for the children. It is along a small lake, with ducks, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank muzique1960
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Took me a couple of goes to get in - didn't realise there was a button to unlock the turn style door but once you're in it's pretty simple. Climb the spiral to the top, enjoy the view and head down once you're done. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nzd31155
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This tower is a strange construction in the parc de Sauvabelin and offers nice views over Lausanne and the lac Léman. Not for you if you are afraid of heights ...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gonzalo_de_Berceo
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This is well worth visiting for the fantastic views across the lake. It is not too difficult to climb, even the four year old was fine. It is free to access. It is worth noting that TA has it in the wrong location on its...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnanB
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend running around in the forrest of Sauvabelin, run up to the tower, enjoy the view and if you have enough, take a Movenpick ice cream in a nearby restaurant. We live nearby and this is one of our favourite places.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Viki C
Reviewed August 18, 2018

You need a head for heights and to be able to cope with lots of spiral stairs! The tower is in a nice little park a short bus ride out of the main city centre. There was a pond and a mini 'farm'. My Mum...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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