Cathédrale de Notre Dame
Lausanne’s Gothic cathedral, Switzerland’s finest, stands proudly at the heart of the Old Town. Raised in the 12th and 13th centuries on...
Musée Historique de Lausanne
Until the 15th century, the city’s bishops resided in this lovely manor across from the cathedral (after which it became a jail, then a...
Escaliers du Marché
This timber-canopied staircase with tiled roof hikes up the hill from Place de la Palud to Rue Pierre Viret and beyond to the cathedral.
Everyone knows the Great Escape, a busy student pub with pub grub (great burgers) and an enviable terrace with a view over Place de la...
Café-Restaurant du Vieuxlausanne
An old stalwart, where good French and Swiss cooking comes in generous portions. Meat is the central theme, with dishes like tartare de...
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Giraf Bar information
This tiny, smoke-filled bar fills up on a Friday and Saturday night. The giraffe-skin motif is repeated inside on lampshades and the music can reach back to the 1980s.