Things To Do in Lausanne Switzerland

Lausanne is a city on Lake Geneva, in the French-speaking region of Vaud, Switzerland. It’s home to the International Olympic Committee headquarters, as well as the Olympic Museum and lakeshore Olympic Park. And Lausanne is one of most beautiful place in the world and you might wonder that what things to do in Lausanne Switzerland.

Here are some amazing things to do in Lausanne Switzerland

1 Cathedral of Notre-Dame:

Cathedral of Notre-Dame

The Cathedral of Notre Dame is an amazing Gothic cathedral, and arguably the finest cathedral in Switzerland. It was built in the 13th century and Pope Gregory X and several cardinals and bishops sanctified the cathedral in the presence of the Habsburg Emperor, Rudolph in 1275. The cathedral is located at the heart of the vielle ville, the Old Town.

2 Place de la Palud:

 Place de la Palud

Place de la Palud is ruled by the 17th-century City Hall and old apartment buildings and situated in the city center and just off the Cathédrale de Notre Dame, the Place de la Palud is a draw for locals and tourists alike.

3 Escaliers du Marche:

Escaliers du Marche

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It was built in the 13th century and connected the market in Place de la Palud to the one above. This is one of the most picturesque sights in Lausanne is the long covered flight of steps leading from just above Place de la Palud to the terrace in front of the main door to the cathedral.

4 Olympic Museum:

Olympic Museum in Lausanne

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The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland houses permanent and temporary exhibits relating to sport and the Olympic movement. Established in 1993, the Olympic Museum is the largest of its kind in the world. It’s a highly interactive museum, with lots of screen displays to encourage you to explore the museum as much as you’d like.

Opening hours: 9.00am – 6.00pm daily (1 May-14 October); 10.00am – 6.00pm, closed Monday (15 October-30 April)

5 Chateau d’Ouchy:

Chateau d'Ouchy

Many historical treaties were signed in the famous grand hotels along the shore, including the Accord de Lausanne, where European powers agreed to suspend World War I reparations payments, signed at the opulent Beau-Rivage Palace in 1932.

Address: Place du Port 2, Lausanne

6 Collection de l’Art Brut:

Collection de l'Art Brut

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One of the world’s leading museums for outsider art was founded by French artist Jean Dubuffet’s contribution of his private collection of works by untrained artists. Works by more than 1,000 artists outside the mainstream creative community make up the collections.

Address: 11 av des Bergières, Lausanne

Official site: http://www.artbrut.ch/en/21070/collection-art-brut-lausanne

 

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