Lausanne Tourism

While planning a trip to Switzerland, one wouldn’t normally think of visiting Lausanne. It isn’t because of its size or popularity, mind you! Lausanne is Switzerland’s fifth biggest city and popular destination for adventure vacationer, if you must…there’s no better place than to enjoy some skiing or bicycling set amidst the picturesque setting of the Swiss countryside.

Being a lakeside town just adds another reason to the list of reasons you should visit Lausanne. Take some time out from the sporting activities and check out what the city has to offer you, culturally and historically; the medieval centre is a good place to start…

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Lausanne

  • Know the pollution level of Lausanne before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 15.38 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.77 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.77 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 9.09 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Lausanne for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lausanne.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.8 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.13 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 21.23 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 15.57 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.4 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.89 (Low)
    • Drug offense 52.36 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.02 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.92 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.57 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Lausanne is 187.73 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.58 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.3 (High)
    • Pollution Index 14.31 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.42 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 123.14 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 68.96 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.44 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 126.07 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lausanne

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.37 USD
    • International Movie per seat 19.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 99.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 113.15 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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