Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Lausanne , capital of the canton of Vaud, is xtremely well located, at 40 minutes from Geneva and 20 minutes from the towns of Vevey and Montreux, by the lake. Lausanne is a small town with 125 000 inhabitants. If you ride a few ilometers in one direction or another, you will find yourself in the midst of vineyards villages or in the lake Geneva. It is a very prosperous city, which offers its visitors a unique experience when visiting it.
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  • 1. The Lausanne Cathedral is a marvelous old building. Its construction started in 1175, and it was finished 100 years later in 1275.
  • The Swiss city of Lausanne was officially awarded the title of Olympic Capital on June 23, 1994, in recognition of the city's 80-year history of acting as host to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IOC was set up in Lausanne in 1915.
  • There are a lot of destinations close to Lausanne where one can spend an afternoon or even more time.
  • Shopping in Lausanne is concentrated in the pedestrian-only streets around the Place Saint-Francois main square.
  • Lausanne is a dining paradise, with options ranging from groovy cafes to Michelin-starred restaurants.
  • Lausanne is one of the most popular towns in Switzerland for night-life and has a significant gay and lesbian scene.
  • Lausanne's most-visited site is its imposing Gothic cathedral, which sits high on a hill overlooking the city, the lake and the elegant Lausanne University.
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What to see in Lausanne
Olympic Museum
Shopping in Lausanne
Food in Lausanne
Night life
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