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Customer Travel Tips for Lausanne

77% Avg. city rating Rated by 63 customers

Activities / excursions 83%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 73%

Chilling out / relaxing 83%

Getting around / public transport 89%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 80%

Nightlife / partying 70%

Value for money 61%

Customer Travel Tips for Lausanne

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62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Walking tour at 10am and 4pm on weekdays

Liked: Olympic Museum, Chataeu de Chillon, easy to use metro

Disliked: Food is extraordinarily expensive

60% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


05 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: No

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: just a city

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


16 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Lausanne is a 3 dimensional city; get a good map as quickly as possible to help understand it. Check in with the Tourist office early for info; good information on the wine terraces at lavaux plus other walks along the lausaane-Montreux Riviera

Liked: We liked walking in the Old Town plus the Olympic area on the lake. We also liked its closeness to the Lavaux wine terraces: great place to walk

Disliked: no

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


24 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Take a walk along the Lake. Dont miss the Olympic Museum

Liked: This city is wonderful

Disliked: Nothing

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


04 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Go order a homemade special hot chocolate from La Barbare in the centre across the road from the cathedral. You will not be disappointed. Go have a dip in the lake. No matter how cold you think the weather is. Do it!

Liked: Breathtakingly beautiful. Experienced the sun, rain and cloudy days.. and still the incredible view across Geneva lake never ceased to amaze me. Perfect for travelling to other parts of geneva lake by boat. Easy to navigate. Bus and metro are easy to access and follow.

Disliked: There was nothing to dislike about lausanne

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
69% Avg. rating


21 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa

Customer Travel Tip: lake walk

Liked: lake

Disliked: price

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: get a travel pass and use it.

Liked: beautiful city, lean and easy to navigate

Disliked: no

100% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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100% Avg. rating


24 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Be careful not to overpay your train tickets. You can often buy discounted tickets online.

Liked: Loved it. Sightseeing is so pleasurable with Lac Léman right next to it.

Disliked: Nothing.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


20 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: get a travel pass

Liked: ease of getting about relaxing atmosphere beautiful city

Disliked: no

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


03 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: None.

Liked: Fantastic sights out there!

Disliked: No.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


04 May 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Be prepared to walk up hills

Liked: Wonderful views of Lake Geneva. The free transportation card was wonderful too. The train station took us over to Montreux and Vevey where we spent an afternoon walking. Ouchy is a great place to walk as well

Disliked: Expensive and the food was okay

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


04 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Personally would recommend to spend a couple of days tops. But the possibility of day trips is a great way to substitute lack of sights in Lausanne.

Liked: Nice landscape, the view of the lake and mountains is lovely.

Disliked: Not a great much to do.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


25 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: na

Liked: na

Disliked: na

44% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
44% Avg. rating


14 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Don't visit.

Liked: The view in the Leman's Lake.

Disliked: The city is not that much touristic.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


16 Sep 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Montreux (Château Chillon)

Liked: Quiet place.

Disliked: Expensive.

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


17 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Have more information before having your trip. Have a company in your journey.

Liked: It is a relaxing place. People are friendly. We enjoy things here. Lovely place. People shold come and enjoy the life here.

Disliked: No.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Nice market on Saturday morning :)

Liked: Nice place to visit.

Disliked: No.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


06 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for hills

Liked: the old city

Disliked: no

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


09 Jun 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Cailler Chocolate Factory & go on the Lavaux Express tour. Whatever you do, don't miss these two.

Liked: We loved the Lavaux Express train tour, we took a morning trip to Broc and loved it, going on boats on Lake Geneva, and just walking around Lausanne.

Disliked: We enjoyed it all!

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


31 May 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Customer Travel Tip: very nice parks...

Liked: Easy public transport and nice sightseeing

Disliked: expensive

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77% Avg. city rating Rated by 63 customers

Activities / excursions 83%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 73%

Chilling out / relaxing 83%

Getting around / public transport 89%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 80%

Nightlife / partying 70%

Value for money 61%

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