Lausanne Tourism

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 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 2.78 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 4.55 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 11.11 (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 35.23 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.4 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.86 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.35 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.28 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.74 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50.58 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.88 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.14 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.95 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.6 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.93 (Low)
  • Living in Lausanne - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lausanne is 187.02 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.79 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.3 (High)
    • Pollution Index 15.14 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.95 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 132.16 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 67.68 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.35 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.38 (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 0.33 USD
    • International Movie per seat 20.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 110.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 130.87 USD

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

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