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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 - SwitzerlandThe Napoleonic Wars and the year 1903 is the year in Lausanne history when the city finally gained its independence and it was granted by Napoleon the function of capital of the newly formed Swiss canton, Vaud. It then became an official part of the Swiss Federation and this is when the large Flon River that was running through the city was dried out and bridges were built for the first time to join the two parts of... read more

Lausanne Sightseeing

LausanneProbably the most impressive of the classical Lausanne sights is Notre Dame de Lausanne, the 12th century cathedral. It has recently been restored maintaining all the original characteristics with a lively and colorful interior and an organ which was brought in 2003 and has spectacular musical characteristics, reason for which famous concerts are being held in the Cathedral all year long. Another Lausanne sight that is... read more

Lausanne Travel Guide

Geneva Lake of 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

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