5-Day Switzerland City Break in Lausanne

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Take a 5-day city break in Switzerland and explore Lausanne like a local. Immerse yourself in the charm of Lausanne, where every corner holds a new adventure.

Experience the ultimate Lausanne city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 4 nights in Lausanne at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Lausanne or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Lausanne will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Lausanne, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Lausanne offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Lausanne, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. The Olympic Museum, AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium, and Lausanne Cathedral are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Lausanne by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Switzerland's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Lausanne promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Lausanne is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Lausanne's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Switzerland.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Lausanne. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Switzerland.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Lausanne reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Lausanne.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Lausanne fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Lausanne as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Lausanne, Switzerland!

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The Olympic Museum, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandThe Olympic Museum
photo of AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium in Lausanne, Switzerland.AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium
photo of Lausanne Cathedral with blue sky, Lausanne, Switzerland.Lausanne Cathedral
photo of the Palace of Justice in the Esplanade of Montbenon in Lausanne, Switzerland.Montbenon
Sauvabelin Tower, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandSauvabelin Tower
Louis Bourget Park
photo of Lausanne Town Hall at Place de la Palud at morning in Lausanne, Switzerland.Place de la Palud
Pyramides de Vidy, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandPyramides de Vidy
Parc de Mon Repos, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandParc de Mon Repos
Park Hermitage, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandPark Hermitage
Parc Olympique, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandParc Olympique
PLATFORM 10, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandCantonal museum of fine arts Lausanne
Parc de Valency
photo of view of Fondation de l'Hermitage building in Lausanne, Switzerland.Hermitage Foundation
Pavillon thaïlandais, Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, SwitzerlandPavillon Thaïlandais
photo of colorful view of Casino de Montbenon in Lausanne, Switzerland.Casino de Montbenon


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Day 1

Day 1 – Lausanne - arrival day

  • Lausanne - Arrival day
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  • Parc de Mon Repos
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Lausanne. You’ll stay in Lausanne for 4 nights.

Take the opportunity to see Parc de Mon Repos. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,492 visitors.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Lausanne. Check-in at hotels in Switzerland normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Lausanne offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

After or in between exploring, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. Unwind and enjoy the local flavors and culinary delights while reflecting on the day's adventures.

Reserve a table at Le Berceau des Sens, a 1 Michelin star restaurant and a dining establishment in Lausanne. This epicurean hotspot’s delicious modern french and classic offering makes it a crowd favorite. Le Berceau des Sens is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Another popular dining spot in Lausanne is Anne-Sophie Pic, which critics have graced with 2 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s pleasant ambiance and food choices leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its creative menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to the Anne-Sophie Pic’s culinary excellence.

Locals and foreign travelers alike recommend the popular Bib Gourmand restaurant, La Table du Lausanne Palace. Captivated customers consistently praise this restaurant in Lausanne for its appetizing selection of food, including its modern french courses. As a leading food haven, it boasts 2 Michelin stars for giving an unforgettable dining experience to its patrons.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Great Escape, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Great Escape boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,559 customers.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 5-day city break in Lausanne! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Lausanne

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  • Pavillon Thaïlandais
  • The Olympic Museum
  • Parc Olympique
  • Pyramides de Vidy
  • Louis Bourget Park
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On day 2 of your fun city break in Lausanne, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 3 nights left in Lausanne.

Take the opportunity to see Pavillon Thaïlandais. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 969 visitors.

The Olympic Museum is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This museum has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,534 travelers.

Lausanne is also the home of Parc Olympique. Around 1,394 people have rated this park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Pyramides de Vidy. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from a total of 1,752 reviews, a visit to this sightseeing destination is a great idea.

This day of your vacation in Lausanne is also your chance to admire Louis Bourget Park. This must-visit park enjoys an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,757 reviews.

Your discoveries in Lausanne do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Lausanne on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

You have plenty of options for restaurants and bars in Lausanne. So when you’re hungry or need a break from exploring, all you have to do is take your pick.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Holy Cow!, an acclaimed dining establishment in Lausanne. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,760 satisfied guests.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, King Size Pub. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,356 customers.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of Lausanne by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Lausanne

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  • Cantonal museum of fine arts Lausanne
  • Montbenon
  • Casino de Montbenon
  • Place de la Palud
  • Lausanne Cathedral
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Wake up to day 3 of your vacation in Lausanne. With 2 nights left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all Lausanne has to offer.

Drop by the renowned Cantonal museum of fine arts Lausanne. This popular book store has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,407 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Esplanade de Montbenon. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,675 visitors, this square deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Casino de Montbenon. This casino has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,017 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is Place de la Palud. This square and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,836 local and international travelers.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Lausanne Cathedral. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,766 travelers, this cathedral is an attraction many avid travelers highly recommend visiting while in Lausanne.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Switzerland that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Lausanne has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Switzerland by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

When it’s time to eat, Lausanne has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Inglewood Saint-Laurent. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Lausanne has received a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from around 1,195 happy diners.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Bleu Lézard, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Bleu Lézard has charmed many with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 1,546 happy guests.

Reflect on the adventures of the day as you unwind in the comfort of your hotel in Lausanne. Tomorrow holds new possibilities and discoveries!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Lausanne

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  • Hermitage Foundation
  • Park Hermitage
  • Sauvabelin Tower
  • AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium
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Get ready for another exciting day in Lausanne on day 4 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 1 night ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in Lausanne.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Hermitage Foundation. This much-appreciated memory institution is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,009 reviews.

Next up is Park Hermitage. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,382 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Sauvabelin Tower. This landmark has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 2,154 reviews.

AQUATIS Aquarium-Vivarium is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This public aquarium has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 7,503 reviews.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Lausanne on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in Lausanne.

Make a reservation at Le Milan, a popular dining spot in Lausanne. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,343 satisfied diners.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Bruxelles Café. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,334 customers.

Raise a toast and celebrate another memorable day in Lausanne, Switzerland!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Lausanne - departure day

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  • Parc de Valency
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Your city break in Lausanne is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Switzerland.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Lausanne offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Lausanne.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Lausanne.

Parc de Valency is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Lausanne. This park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,119 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Lausanne, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Enjoy a memorable meal at Pub Les Gosses du Québec. This popular restaurant offers a whole menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,279 customers.

As you prepare to leave Lausanne, remember the moments of joy, discovery, and connection you've experienced in Switzerland. Carry them with you as souvenirs of your journey, guiding you as you continue to explore and create new memories.

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