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City break in Lausanne. Active leisure ideas for Lausanne - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Palais de Justice in Montbenon Many travelers associate Lausanne with the first class spa-centers and scenic parks, marvelous landscapes of Lake of Geneva and numerous entertainment centers. The popular touristic destination is ready to meet the travelers with numerous engaging entertainments. Everybody will be able to choose the place after the heart. Travelers commonly give preference to hiking and cycling across the embankment and local parks. The parks of the ultimate beauty are considered to be “Hermitage”, “Elysee”, “Mon-Repos” and “Olympic” ones. They feature not only breath taking design but all the necessary facilities for comfortable rest and recreation.
There are many interesting sights in Lausanne that tourists with children will surely like. They should definitely look into the Vivarium Lausanne. This center contains an incredible … Open
Those who want to see some exotic plants and marvelous flowers should visit Botanical garden Jardin Botanique Lausanne. It is set in a few minute walk from the city center. It is an incredibly beautiful and charming nook of wildlife. The garden presents numerous unique plants brought from far off countries. The nightlife fans should set off to the Flon district as it accumulates the most popular night clubs, bars and dance floors.
Exciting parties are held several times a week in the Babylone night club. Popular music bands are often engaged in the show and the guests have a chance to enjoy the favorite music and partake the speciality drinks in the bar of the club. The most popular and worth of tourist attention clubs are Top Club, Mon Loisir and D! Club, each treating the visitors with exciting performance. Copyright
Guests of Lausanne should necessarily visit the restaurants of ethnic cuisine and partake the most popular local treats. There is the Pinte Besson restaurant placed near the city center. It … Open
During warm season the most popular tourist place of recreation is still the Ouchy district. A few centuries ago it was a self settled fisher village which has got an ultimately new look by now. Its territory is now occupied with modern entertaining centers, sport grounds and restaurants. The active leisure enthusiasts can set off for a walk through scenic submontane areas. Lausanne is a climber attractive destination.
Lausanne Lake Side The best place for shopping is Laduree Lausanne mart. In the large shopping center one will find a great variety of boutiques, perfume and jewelry shops. The old part of the town boasts attractive souvenir shops, workshops and art shows. That is why after the excursion one can choose some souvenirs. Upscale boutiques and shops are concentrated in the center of the Lausanne city.
The cultural life of Lausanne impresses with a variety of interesting and diverse events. Different bright festivals, fairs and expositions, culinary and sporting events are held within the … Open
In the vicinity of Lausanne, tourists will find no less entertainment than within the city. So, in nearby Renan village, there is a great water park for the whole family called AquaSplash. Here you can enjoy pools for every taste and age, as well as exciting slides. While little tourists prefer frolicking on the playground or swim in the pool going down the slides, adults can have a good time soaking up the sun. A cafe with excellent cuisine awaits visitors as well, but since the swimming complex is outdoor, they can only visit it during the summer season.
Lausanne Lake Side If this water park alone is not enough, Piscine de Bellerive is another good place bringing no less vivid impressions to both young tourists and adults. Minigolf Bellerive Center located near the swimming complex ensures a great playing experience and comfortable conditions. The site is located in a picturesque place, next to the park Esplanade Emile-Henri-Jaques-Dalcroze. Here you can just sit on a bench hiding from the heat on a summer day, take a walk, and even have a wonderful time riding a graceful horse and admiring the picturesque green landscapes.
he major share of the excursions is concentrated in the old part of the town. During the excursions the guests of Lausanne will get a chance to see the majestic palaces and ancient churches, … Open
Gourmets visiting Lausanne will be delighted with restaurants and culinary studios, which regularly host excellent Swiss cooking workshops. So, you can learn this craft at Conte-Goûts Workshop. Gastronomic tours are equally popular. During such a "delicious" tour, one can find out a lot of interesting information about the culinary peculiarities of the region (one of such is Winemax). Those wishing to sit at a table having a meal over a favorite drink while listening to quality music should head to one of the best places in town for this kind of leisure - namely, Cave a Jazz Chorus Bar. If you don't want to miss an interesting show, it is also worth checking out upcoming events at the Théâtre Espace Culturel des Terreaux where great concerts are often held.
Lausanne Lake Side A must-see when arriving in Lausanne is Aquatis - a wonderful aquarium with a rich variety of marine flora and fauna. The aquarium is a great place to broaden one's horizons and get nice experience. In the city, you can shoot a bow and learn how to hit the target properly. This kind of entertainment is available in World Archery Excellence Center. Have a wonderful time in Laser Game Evolution, a center where, as the name implies, laser tag awaits all visitors. This team game not only increases the level of adrenaline in the blood but also brings its participants closer together. Those who wish to watch the latest movies go to the best cinema in town with a comfortable hall - Cinematheque Suisse.
1. Public system of transportation is presented with the bus and trolleybus networks. Another way to cruise the city is underground. Visitors, who are going to use city transport, should … Open
Before going on a mountain tour (with an instructor, of course), beginners are advised to learn the basics of climbing. In Lausanne, there is no better place for that than Le Cube indoor climbing center. Bowland Flon would be a great entertainment facility for enjoying active leisure with friends or family - for example, here you can play billiards, bowling or air hockey, and several rides are available for children. Do not ignore its bar that serves excellent cuisine and selection of drinks (both alcoholic and soft). A few words should be said about a zoo operating in the eponymous Parque de Sauvabelin where mainly domestic animals (cows, horses, sheep) are kept.
Lausanne Lake Side Lausanne's escape clubs are represented by such places as The Key, The Door, and Evade. As for the first center, it mainly offers sci-fi themed rooms, at The Door, the rooms are mostly focused on military themes, and in Evade, you can choose from a large number of rooms (this doesn't at all mean that the two centers above are inferior in terms of plots). So, among Evade's rooms, one can find numbers in espionage, fairytale, scientific, mystical themes. Travelers would be interested in Foxtrail Lausanne Tour that involves sightseeing and charging with positive emotions through sharp-witted activities.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Lausanne and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Lausanne
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Haut-Jura' , 52.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Massif des Bauges' , 100.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 123.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Chartreuse' , 145.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Lausanne
♥   Amusement park 'Swiss Vapeur Parc' Le Bouveret, 22.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Jungfrau Park' Interlaken, 96.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Rhône-Alpes' Les Avenières, 129.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Lausanne
♥   Restaurant 'Au Chat Noir' Lausanne. Type - Classic cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le P’tit Lausannois' Lausanne. Type - Classic French. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Croix d’Ouchy' Ouchy. Type - Italian. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Brasserie du Royal' Lausanne-Ouchy. Type - Classic French. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Accadémia' Lausanne. Type - Italian. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Lausanne - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Lausanne - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Lausanne?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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