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Sauvabelin Forest

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Nothing stand out in the forest other than the tower, but a very peaceful area with great paths and... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland
Lac Sauvabelin forest

Lovely green space of forest on Lac Sauvabelin Laussane andm it seems like a really peaceful... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Durham, Canada
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Had a very soothing walk through the woods yesterday experiencing nature. Plenty of trees around, great views from a balcony, plenty of wildlife (saw plenty of ducks). There is also a tower in the centre where you get some great views from the top. There...More

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

Were been walking for a while we've seen the tower, and we walk a little nearby, that's was a coffee, a little extensive in my opinion, a little lake, there are some wood statues, but the rest of the Forest you will only enjoy if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Beautiful trails and woods just a bus ride from the center of Lausanne. The forest contains tree stumps which have been carved into beautiful images. Located in the forest is the unique Sauvabelin Tower with marvelous views of the town - a must see, when...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Nothing stand out in the forest other than the tower, but a very peaceful area with great paths and natural landscapes. There are carved statues that are always cool to see, and definitely climb to the top of the tower to get a panoramic view...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jli156
Reviewed July 16, 2018

A jungle near the heart of the city-Lausanne. A nice trekking area very close to the Lausanne CBD with a all-wooden tower. You need to climb this 450 step tower to get a bird's eye view of the city. Consumes some time, though. Definitely recommended...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed July 23, 2017

bus 16 will bring you up to the lake Sauvabelin, a nice escape from the city, out to the green. a little lake, animals for childen, walking trails... we walked down to the Hermitage museum, less then half an hour, even when you walk slowly.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Lovely green space of forest on Lac Sauvabelin Laussane andm it seems like a really peaceful emotional place to be to walk, picnic or be. If you meed to propose this would be a perfect place

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Lovely forest full of healthy trees and wildlife. There are interesting structures made of wood for the kids to climb around on and swings. We enjoyed a long walk with plenty to look at. Good for picnic or you can find a restaurant.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and calm forest north of Lausanne. From up there you can walk around a little lake where animals wont be far away from you. In summer you can even go srowing on the lake. It is something very to do with childrens.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jpit9
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a place for lovers of nature. Located at Lac Sauvabelin and near to the Sauvabelin Tower, this is the place to enjoy a peaceful and quiet afternoon amongst the birds and animals of the petting zoo. You won't find many tourist-y things to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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