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View the City from the Sauvabelin Tower

There is a park on the shore of Lake Sauvabelin in Lausanne. It has the same name. You can come here by bus number 16. You will spend only 10 minutes on the way. You will have the opportunity to walk along the many paths and see the 35-meter-high wooden Sauvabelin Tower on its territory. It was built in 2003. You can climb to its observation deck for free from 5:45 to 21:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. Its diameter is 8 meters. You will go up to it by a spiral staircase with 302 steps. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the city, the beauty of the fields, the picturesque Alps, and the smooth surface of Lake Geneva standing on it. You will also take memorable photos.
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Climb the Cathedral Tower

There is the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Lausanne. It is open to the public from 8 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays and from 2 pm to 7 pm on Sundays from the first of April until the end of September. You can also visit it from 7:30 to 18:00 on weekdays and from 14:00 to 17:30 on Sundays from October to March. You can walk through the old quarter, using the ancient steep Escaliers du Marché staircase to reach it. Its steps are made of wood. It will take you to Rue Viret Street. It is located on the top of a hill. There is a Cathedral here. You don't have to pay an entrance fee to view its interior. However, if you pay a small fee you can climb a steep 200-step staircase without a railing to the observation deck of one of the 2 towers. You will be allowed to stand for a quarter of an hour here. You will enjoy the panorama of the city and its surroundings.

Water Sports in Lausanne

Several water activities await you on the coast of Lausanne. For example, you can go diving, windsurfing, and sailing. You can also go for a ride on a boat or catamaran. You can also go water skiing. You will rent water skis at Osmosis Wakeboard on each of the city's beaches. You will also have the opportunity to swim in the Fleur-de-Lys or Pully-Plage outdoor pool in the city. If you like water slides and rides you should visit the AquaSplash Water Park. It is open from 9:30 on any day of the week. Copyright
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Voyage on a Paddle Steamer

Do you want to get a great experience in Lausanne? You can make a trip to the picturesque lake of Geneva on a beautiful old steamship that has wheels in good weather. You will be able to admire the vineyards growing on the shore, picturesque fields, and the railway during your trip.
Lausanne Lake Side You will even be able to choose your own route. For example, you can visit neighboring cities. You can look at the temples there. You can also visit the French town of Evian-Les-Bains. You will have the opportunity to drink water from the Evian spring and put it in a bottle, which you will take with you. If you prefer the second route you will spend 40 minutes on the way. You will have time to take photos and enjoy the landscape. You can spend 1.5 hours in Evian-Les-Bains.
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Spend Time in Lausanne Skateparks

If you like extreme sports you can visit 2 Lausanne skate parks. They have ramps. You can go roller skating or skateboarding there. The first park is called Bowl de Vidy. It is located on 9 Avenue Pierre-de-Coubertin. It is open to the public until 10 pm every day. You don't have to pay for admission. The second park called SH36 is located on 36 Avenue de Sévelin. You can practice skateboarding on any day of the week, except Monday on its territory. You will get the opportunity not only to rent the set of equipment but also to use the services of an instructor.
Lausanne Lake Side

Go Skiing in the Surrounding Area of Lausanne

You can get to the Caux descent. Its length is 8 kilometers. You will leave Lausanne by car and spend 40 minutes on the way. You can also take a train and reach the Leysin highway in an hour. Its length is 100 kilometers. If you want you can take a trip to the glacier. You will get the opportunity to ride a dog sled there.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Lausanne
♥   Restaurant 'Ristorante St Paul' Lausanne. Type - Calabrian|Italian. 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Château d’Ouchy' Ouchy. Type - Classic French. 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Brasserie' Mont Sur Lausanne. Type - Traditional cuisine. 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge Communale' Mont-sur-Lausanne . Type - Classic French. 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge de Lavaux' Lutry. Type - Classic French. 3.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Lausanne
♥   Castle 'Morges Castle' , 10.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Vufflens Castle' , 11.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Larringes' Haute-Savoie, 16.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Château de Ripaille' Haute-Savoie, 18.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Allaman Castle' , 18.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Lausanne and around
♥   Art museum 'Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts' Lausanne, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Collection de l art brut' Lausanne, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Musée de l Élysée' Lausanne, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Musée Jenisch' Vevey, 17.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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