"Lausanne on Lake Geneva" Top 5 Page for this destination Lausanne by sue_stone
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In July 2008 we stayed in Lausanne for two nights. I had originally wanted to stay in Montreux as it sounded nicer, but we couldn't find accommodation there as our visit coincided with the annual Jazz festival.
Lausanne actually turned out to be a good base for us and an interesting city. I liked it. The old town sits on a hill, with an impressive cathedral at the highest point. Below the old town, beyond the station, is glimmering Lake Geneva with the alps as a backdrop.
A highlight of our visit to Lausanne was a trip along the lake to the Chateau de Chillon. This proper castle-looking... more travel advice
Place de la Palud is a medieval market square which dates back to the 9th century. The square is surrounded by shops and... more travel advice
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