Things to do in Lausanne

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Lausanne Attractions

Not sure what to do in Lausanne? No need to worry. We've put together some terrific recommendations for you. Fine restaurants, enticing shops and impressive attractions — this cool city offers them all.

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Free Things to Do in Lausanne

Some say the best things in life are free. Be sure to explore the following around Lausanne:

Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts - Crammed with artifacts and displays, this place is a paradise for minds that burn with curiosity.

Hôtel de Ville - Stop at this historic landmark and discover a few things about the region's cultural heritage.

Place of Riponne - This is a lively place where you can absorb the ambiance and feel the rhythm of local life.

University Hospital of Lausanne - Well known among local residents, this place is worth visiting.

Lausanne Cathedral - Do some soul searching or just take in the peaceful ambiance at this sacred place.

Esplanade de Montbenon - Nurture your green thumb and enjoy admiring the glorious plants on display.

Things to Do in Lausanne with Kids

There's fun for all the family wherever you wander in Lausanne. Here are a few family friendly experiences to do together that are certain to make your escape unforgettable:


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