Bring your own bike or borrow one for free from bike-tour organisers Lausanne Roule. Cycling tours are themed and cater to all levels.
You can ‘hire’ bicycles (which carry advertising) for free from Lausanne Roule under the arches of Grand Pont in the Flon area. The...
Hôtel de Ville
City government is housed in the 17th-century Hôtel de Ville .
Café du Pont
This tiny upstairs bar, long a haunt for conspiratorial leftists to engage in long chats about the state of the nation (or the canton),...
Café de l’Hôtel de Ville
Old-fashioned salads are the trademark of this retro cafe à l’ancienne in the Old Town. Ingredients are locally sourced, often organic,...
Librairie Payot information
Lonely Planet review
A broad selection of material on Switzerland and books in English; one of the best bookshop chains in French-speaking Switzerland.