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Lausanne
Lausanne was once an intellectual capital, attracting great thinkers such as Rousseau and Voltaire. Today it is a haven for those who love water skiing, swimming and sailing. The International Olympic Committee is even headquartered here. The town's history is evident, though, in its medieval cathedral, the museums of the Palais de Rumine, and Ouchy, the port where Lord Byron wrote "The Prisoner of Chillon" and the Treaty of Lausanne was ratified. For great views, hike up to the Signal de Sauvabelin.

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Collection de l'Art Brut
Collection de l'Art Brut
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)
Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Cathedrale de Lausanne
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Sacred & Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Le Port d'Ouchy
Le Port d'Ouchy
Attraction type: Marinas
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CGN
CGN
Owner description: CGN offers many possibilities to relax on the lake for the pleasure of your eyes and of your taste buds due to a high quality of gastronomy. For an hour or a whole day you will... more Owner description: CGN offers many possibilities to relax on the lake for the pleasure of your eyes and of your taste buds due to a high quality of gastronomy. For an hour or a whole day you will sail in the most beautiful lemanic landscapes discovering the vineyards of Lavaux, the Chillon castle, the Alps and the Mont-Blanc, the fabulous medieval town of Yvoire and the famous water fountain of Geneva. less
Attraction type: Ferries; Boat Tours
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Nearby recommended restaurants:

Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville Crissier
Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville Crissier
Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Crissier
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Anne-Sophie Pic au Beau-Rivage Palace
Anne-Sophie Pic au Beau-Rivage Palace
Ranked #2 of 672 Restaurants in Lausanne
Price: $93 - $267
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant italien Ulivo
Restaurant italien Ulivo
Ranked #3 of 672 Restaurants in Lausanne
Price: $16 - $38
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
La Brasserie du Royal
La Brasserie du Royal
Ranked #4 of 672 Restaurants in Lausanne
Cuisines: French, Swiss, European, Central European, Gastropub
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Ristorante Amici
Ristorante Amici
Ranked #5 of 672 Restaurants in Lausanne
Price: $16 - $38
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker
2.0 of 5
Lausanne Guesthouse & Backpacker
$42 - $151
Ranked #15 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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Hotel du Marche
2.0 of 5
Hotel du Marche
$76 - $148
Ranked #21 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Agora Swiss Night by Fassbind
4.0 of 5
Agora Swiss Night by Fassbind
$139 - $267 (CHF 138 - CHF 265)
Ranked #4 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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Hotel Des Voyageurs
3.0 of 5
Hotel Des Voyageurs
$163 - $227 (CHF 162 - CHF 225)
Ranked #5 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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ibis Lausanne Centre
2.0 of 5
ibis Lausanne Centre
$88 - $171
Ranked #8 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Beau-Rivage Palace
5.0 of 5
Beau-Rivage Palace
$409 - $591 (CHF 406 - CHF 586)
Ranked #1 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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Hotel Royal Savoy Lausanne
5.0 of 5
Hotel Royal Savoy Lausanne
$279 - $405 (CHF 277 - CHF 402)
Ranked #2 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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Angleterre & Residence Hotel
4.0 of 5
Angleterre & Residence Hotel
$232 - $387 (€215 - €359)
Ranked #3 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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