Visit Lausanne - Best of Lausanne

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…

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Facts and Stats for Lausanne*

  • Pollution Statistics in 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)
  • Lausanne: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lausanne for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lausanne.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.62 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.37 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.1 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.18 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.94 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.96 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.47 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.84 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.65 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.02 (Low)
  • Living in Lausanne - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lausanne is 187.88 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.39 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.3 (High)
    • Pollution Index 14.31 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.42 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 122.5 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 68.96 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.66 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 127.08 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lausanne

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.35 USD
    • International Movie per seat 19.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 118.94 USD

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

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