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Geneva City Tour
"Geneva is a global city home to many international groups UN agency headquarters and other diplomatic organizations. On this brief city sightseeing tour your local tour guide will show you where many of these famous organizations are housed and introduce you to Geneva’s top sights like the Jet d'Eau on Lake Geneva.You’ll tour the city on a bus and go for a ride on a mini-train to get a taste of Geneva's history. Then
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Small-Group Geneva Segway Tour
"Choose from a morning or afternoon tour then head to your meeting point just along from Cornavin train station in central Geneva to meet your guide and hop aboard your Segway. A safe and efficient way of exploring the city Segways are pretty much the most fun you can have on two wheels! Begin your tour with a practice session to master the controls of your Segway then cruise off into Geneva with your guide. Head past local landmarks such as the Brunswick Monument and over the Bergues Bridge to the Old Town and enjoy the feeling of floating effortlessly through the city on your Segway. Spin along the narrow cobbled streets of the Old Town and admire pretty town squares babbling fountains and colorful flowerbeds. Visit Cathédrale de St-Pierre (St Pierre Cathedral) and the Reformation Wall — where significant events of the Protestant Reformation are honored — and gain insight into Geneva’s history. Head on through the Ol
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Geneva Parks and UN Segway Tour
"Choose from a morning or afternoon tour then head to Geneva city center to meet your guide and hop onto your 2-wheeled Segway. Take a moment or two to master the controls of your Segway in safety then spin off into the city to begin your tour. Admire the grand Brunswick Monument on your way to the banks of Lake Geneva then cruise along the water’s edge and take in panoramic views across the lake including the Jet d'Eau.Continue on through Geneva’s beautifully maintained parks and open spaces where majestic trees bow gracefully over colorful flowerbeds and discover the headquarters of some of the world’s major international organizations. The United Nations
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Market Days in Lausanne (I&V)

On Wednesday and Saturday mornings Place de la Palud and the net of small pedestrian streets in the olden part of the city, as well as spacious Place de la Riponne become vast farmers' market. At that...
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Zvrlj
Feb 17, 2010

Paavo Nurmi, Drazen Petrovic, Emil Zatopek (I&V)

[…] National Olympic Committees of Finland, Croatia and Czech Republic paid tribute to their sport heroes by having sculptures of them in the Olympic Park."Flying Finn" Paavo Nurmi statue was donated...
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Jan 30, 2010

Sound of Organ in the Gothic Cathedral… (I&V)

[…] Sound of organ in the Gothic cathedral – "a concert played on a musical instrument unique in the world in Switzerland's biggest and most beautiful Gothic cathedral!"…New organ of Cathedrale...
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Zvrlj
Jan 12, 2010

"Lausanne Capitale Olimpique" (I&V)

On 23rd June 1994, on the occasion of its 100th birthday, the International Olympic Committee officially named Lausanne the Olympic capital. A year before that, on 23rd June 1993, the Olympic Museum...
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Zvrlj
Apr 19, 2009

Chocolate

When I think of Switzerland, I think of mountains, cows with bells, and chocolate! This country is a chocolate lovers paradise. Not only are there numerous speciality chocolate shops to browse and...
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sue_stone
Aug 03, 2008

Bejart Ballet Lausanne

The famous choreographer Maurice Bejart made Lausanne his base years ago. A mixture between classical and contemporary dancing, his ballets never cease to amaze! If you happen to be in Lausanne while...
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e-katarina
Nov 18, 2004
 
 
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Home made hot chocolate

If you are in the old town or even from town centre and want to have a delicious chocolate drink, make your way to Le Barbare.It is halfway up the Escaliers du marché (old rooved stairs leading up to...
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e-katarina
Nov 18, 2004

The night guard

For years of living in or around Lausanne I'd heard the story of the night guard who walks the higher levels of the cathedral at night. I believed that in this day and age, this was a legend sprung...
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e-katarina
Nov 18, 2004

Le verre à Pied

It started off as a wine shop. Now it is a popular place for locals to go and have a glass of wine after work. As it is originally a Vaud and Valais wine shop, a lot of people from Valais living in...
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e-katarina
Nov 18, 2004

Fete de la Cite

This cultural festival has become something of an institution in Lausanne. Few are those who don't go and watch a show, listen to a concert or just go and have a drink with friends during the week in...
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e-katarina
Nov 18, 2004

READING

Most of you know I am news junkie, what can I say. I will most likely read anything and everything I can. In an electronic era it's nice to still find people with an interest in reading. Even tough,...
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parsix
Jan 14, 2004

Swiss meal hours

In Lausanne and in Switzerland in general, restaurants only serve food at certain hours and not all day like in many other countries. Lunch for example is only served from 11h30 to 14h00 and dinner...
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vanessadb
Jul 29, 2003

MUSEUMS IN VAUD (some of...

MUSEUMS IN VAUD (some of them)–––––––––––––––––––––––Château d'AigleCH-1860 Aigle–––––––––––––––––––––––Musée Suisse du Selrue Midi 1CH-1860 Aigle–––––––––––––––––––––––Musée Vaudoise de la Vigne et...
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prunila
Aug 26, 2002

The Montreux Jazz Festival...

The Montreux Jazz Festival 2002 will be from the 5 to the 20 of july, if you are going and need somebody to show you around contact me!Check the web Page out Montreux Jazz
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James_Cooke
Aug 26, 2002

Top Hotels in Lausanne

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4, avenue de Rhodanie, Lausanne, Vaud, CH-1000, Switzerland
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Place du Port 17 - 19, Lausanne, Vaud, 1000, Switzerland
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40 Avenue d'Ouchy, Lausanne, Vaud, 1006, Switzerland
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Rue Grand-Chene 7 - 9, Lausanne, Vaud, 1002, Switzerland
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31 Avenue de la Gare, Lausanne, Vaud, CH-1003, Switzerland
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2 Place de la Gare, Lausanne, Vaud, CH-1001, Switzerland
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Top Things to Do in Lausanne

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Cathedrale Notre Dame

We started our tour in Lausanne with Cathedral of Notre Dame that is located on the hill that houses the Old Town. It’s a beautiful gothic structure full with towers and spires. It was started to...
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Ouchy

Ouchy is located southern part of Lausanne, which is a suburb by the Lake Geneva. It has a beautiful waterfront that people can do some walking, jogging, or enjoying the views of the alps. This...
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Olympic Museum

Outside the Olympic Museum, there is a green garden with trees, plants, chairs, Olympic related statues, and some outdoor games for the kids to play. It is definitely worth spending time in the garden...
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Place de la Palud

The Old Town of Lausanne is full of cozy pedestrian streets and some interesting squares, laid back atmosphere in summer, good for some relaxing in the outdoor cafes and ideal for people watching....
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Old Town

The Old Town of Lausanne is the picturesque part of the city with numerous pedestrian streets. We were lucky enough to walk there during Saturday morning when most of the squares and side streets were...
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Collection de l'Art Brut

Musée de l'Art Brut was a great choice, we loved every minute there! It is actually an art collection of mentally diseased people. It was inaugurated in 1976 by Jean Dubuffet that donated his...
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Top 5 Lausanne Writers

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"Lausanne – the City With Many Faces"
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"Lausanne- Medieval Charm"
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"Lausanne, old streets and lake side charms"
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"Lausanne on Lake Geneva"
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"Lausanne"
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