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Lausanne Map, Switzerland

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Lausanne Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Lausanne with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Lausanne useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Lausanne!

Lausanne History

Lausanne Town - SwitzerlandLausanne has been known as a settlement since Paleolithic times but the Romans came there in 15 BC and named the city for the first time, calling it Lousonna. This settlement started relying on trade and grew rather fast, but due to insecurities caused by its location near the waterfront and to the imminent fall of the Roman Empire, the Romans decided to move it more upwards, in an area which is now known as the old... read more
 

Lausanne Travel Guide

LausanneThe most important urban trait of Lausanne is its difference in elevation which makes it quite hard to get around when you are in the city for the first time (you might find yourself ten meters below the street where you wanted to go). The city also displays the site of a river which has been dried out since the 19th century. It is crossed by many bridges and if forms a nice green area that passes through the entire... read more
 

Lausanne Sightseeing

Geneva Lake of LausanneLausanne is a sight in itself due to the spectacular scenery that surrounds and to the unique aspect of the city. The difference in altitude of over 500 meters between the upper and lower part of the city make its exploration an adventurous and often risky project, as streets sometimes have a ten meter difference between them. The former river that used to cross the city and has been dried out (similar to that in... read more
 

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