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Highlights Lausanne

  • Cathedral Notre-Dame and the Basilica Notre-Dame du Valentin
  • Saint-Maire Castle from the 15th century
  • Musée Olympique and the Cantonal Museum of Archaeology and History
  • Seaside resort and harbour on Lake Geneva
  • Hiking through the forest of Sauvabelin

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Lausanne

$279for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$263 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Lausanne

41%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
59% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Lausanne

Culture and nature holiday on Lake Geneva

Lausanne has a picturesque old town to offer you, where you will find some comfortable holiday apartments. In addition, many vacation rentals are not far from the Stadtwäldchen and Lake Geneva. A chalet in one of the residential areas offers you not only the most comfortable facilities, but also quick access to the beach. In addition, most accommodations have a garden, terrace or balcony where you can have breakfast in the morning while enjoying the view of the picturesque city.

Holiday in Lausanne

Location and orientation

The city in French-speaking Switzerland

Lausanne is the capital of the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It lies directly on the northern shore of Lake Geneva and is one of the largest municipalities in the country, alongside Geneva, Zurich, Berne, Basel and Winterthur. In the hinterland, the region is characterised by several valleys and slopes of the Vaud Mittelland. Lausanne also includes the three hills Saint-Laurent, Le Bourg and Cité, which divide the city.

The Eurovision Song Contest took place in 1989 for the last time in Switzerland, at the Palais de Beaulieu.

Top travel tips

1. Visit magnificent buildings in the city centre

Lausanne has a number of historic buildings that you should definitely visit during your walk. These include the cathedral Notre-Dame and the basilica Notre-Dame du Valentin from the early 19th century. Also impressive is the 15th century Saint-Maire Castle, once the seat of the bishop and the bailiff, with its four corner towers in brick architecture.

2. Go on a museum tour

Lausanne is regarded as the cultural centre of western Switzerland, which is why there are several important exhibition houses to be seen here. These include the Museum of Art, the Museum of Archaeology and History and the Museum of Swiss Photography "Musée de l´Elysée. The Musée Olympique documents the Swiss Olympic movement since the late 19th century.

3. Nearby recreation areas

Along the lake shore there are extensive recreation areas with swimming pool, seaside resort, sports facilities, playgrounds and boat harbour facilities. You will also find several parks throughout the city, such as the Botanical Garden, the Esplanade de Montbenon and the Monrepos area. You can also relax in the town forest of Sauvabelin and in the area around Chalet-à-Gobet.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lausanne

How much do the vacation rentals in Lausanne cost on average?

Last year, rentals in Lausanne had an annual average cost of around $210 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Lausanne?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Lausanne are May ($182 the average per night for accommodation), June ($183), and July ($184).

When does the price of vacation rentals in Lausanne go up the most?

When booking a vacation rental in Lausanne, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of February (with an average of $241 per night), followed by January ($239), and then November ($230).

Is Lausanne a good location for a last-minute getaway?

So you don't run out of accommodation options in Lausanne, it is necessary to think ahead as 66% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

April, October and June are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of accommodations free, with an average availability of 42%, 40%, and 40%. However, even during these periods of time, when rental availability is the highest, the average is just 41%. So we highly recommend you always book your vacation early Lausanne.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Lausanne?

Vacation rentals in Lausanne reach their peak in demand in July, with an availability rate of 18%. The second most requested month is August, with 26%, and the third is September with 31%.

How many rentals are there in Lausanne?

We have collected the offers from 4 different partners in Lausanne, so we can offer you around 150 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing!

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