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Hotel Angleterre & Residence, Ouchy

Hotel Angleterre is perfectly situated near the waterfront, down the hill from the main part of Lausanne in Ouchy, Lausanne’s flat, lakeside neighbor. Ouchy’s promenade offers a front-seat view of sprawling Lake Geneva and the snow-capped Savoy Alps. Since the 12th century, Ouchy has been an important fishing and trading port and tourists began flocking […]

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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Lausanne

Towers, spires, turrets – Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Lausanne has it all. It is considered the most beautiful Gothic building in Switzerland. And, it is the largest. The foundation was laid in the 12th century and construction continued through the 13th century. A colorful 13th century 105-panel rose window adorns the south side and flying buttresses […]

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Tour de l’Ale, Lausanne

This is the last vestige of Lausanne’s old city walls. It dates to the 14th century and is 20 meters high. After the city no longer needed protecting, it was used as a pig slaughterhouse. Tweet

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Lausanne, Switzerland

Get ready for a workout: Lausanne is built on the steep, steep hills tiered above Lake Geneva. Walking is the most efficient way to get around. The city center sprawls over several hilltops, which are handily connected by bridges that span the deep gorges. Beyond the steep town are forests and parks. Lausanne is known […]

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