Destination guide

Charming Lausanne will entice you

The area's museums and cathedral are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Lausanne. Travellers especially like the lake, restaurants and shopping in this romantic and walkable city. Take in top local attractions such as Lausanne Cathedral and Olympic Museum. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Lausanne

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lausanne a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Evian Thermal Spa (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Corniche Lavaux Vineyards (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lavaux Vineyard Terraces (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Golf de Lavaux (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Evian Masters Golf Club (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Thollon les Memises Ski Resort (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lausanne

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Lausanne. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parc Bourget (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Source Cachat (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Plage d'Amphion (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Tanay Lake (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Lac de Joux (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Caves of Vallorbe (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lausanne

The nearest airport is in Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), located 32 mi (51.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Lausanne Station or Lausanne Ouchy Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Lausanne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 52 holiday rentals near Lausanne. From 12 Houses to 27 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lausanne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lausanne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lausanne. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • International Olympic Committee: 141 holiday rentals
  • Lausanne Station: 146 holiday rentals
  • Lausanne Historical Museum: 150 holiday rentals
  • Lausanne Cathedral: 150 holiday rentals
  • Musée Olympique: 147 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lausanne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lausanne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Houses in Lausanne. Our other popular types of Lausanne holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 holiday houses
  • Studios: 31 holiday houses
  • Guest houses: 3 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lausanne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Lausanne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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