Here are the top 7 tourist attractions to see in Lausanne:

1. Palais de Rumine

4.5 /5

0 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Lausanne

Located at Place de la Riponne, Palais de Rumine is an old building that houses lots of museums.

2. Cathedrale de Notre Dame

4.3 /5

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from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Lausanne

This cathedral goes way back in time, right upto the Middle Ages. It is a popular landmark of Lausanne.

3. Musee Olympique

4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Lausanne

If you're visiting with kids or with any sports fans, Mus_e Olympique or the Olympics Museum should be on your list.

4. Place de la Palud

3.8 /5

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from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Lausanne

This is actually a market square, dating back to the 9th century.

5. Musee de L'Elysees

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Lausanne

This museum in Lausanne is like an ode to photography. It was founded back in 1958, in an elegant mansion.

6. Ouchy

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Lausanne

Ouchy is Lausanne's most famous waterfront locale, an ideal place for rest and relaxation and beautiful vistas.

7. Lavaux Vineyards

3.7 /5

4 km
from city center
7 out of 7
places to visit in Lausanne

The terraced vineyards of Lavaux are worth a visit. The area is protected by UNESCO and lies between Lausanne and Montreux.

FAQs on Lausanne

How can I commute within Lausanne?

All the hotels in Lausanne provide guests with the Lausanne Transport Card when you check in, allowing unlimited and free travel throughout your stay You could also be a daredevil and try to walk up those gently sloping cobbled paths! People mostly travel by the Metro, with its two main lines meeting at Flon station. M1 or the Metro-Ouest line takes you from Flon to the University of Lausanne plus Renens. M2 serves the Ouchy lakeside area, the busy city centre and the borders of Epalinges. Buses are also another option and they have a great frequency. You could also ride around the city on a bicycle. You can rent one for yourself from Aloc Bike or Rent a Bike, both rent services, located at Main Station. You can download the city map or the Carte Velo from Lausanne's official website, which will give you details about the best routes to take if you're riding a bicycle.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Lausanne?

The top sightseeing places in Lausanne are Palais de Rumine, Cathedrale de Notre Dame, Musee Olympique, Place de la Palud, Musee de L'Elysees, Ouchy.
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