Ideas for your Visit
Lausanne and the region of Western Switzerland offer many tourist highlights. In addition to the pre- and post-conference tours, you will find here some ideas and resources for your stay in Switzerland.
As a reliable source for tourism information, the Lausanne Tourism Office offers a wide range of practical tips for current events and short trips in the region. They will also happily answer questions that you might have about activities in the area around Lausanne.
Zermatt and the Matterhorn
Hike up to the Gornergrat with stunning views on the iconic Matterhorn mountain – a train ride from Lausanne takes you in about 3 hours up to the beautiful town of Zermatt! More information about the town of Zermatt and its vacation offerings.
Geneva, Bern or Zurich
Discover the city of Calvin (Geneva), or stroll through the capital of Switzerland (Bern), or enjoy the views on the Swiss Alps behind the lake of Zurich. From Lausanne, easy train connections are available, and special fares for international visitors are offered by the Swiss Railways. Times for travel from Lausanne train station:
Lausanne -> Zurich: 2 hours 8 minutes
Lausanne -> Geneva: 36 minutes
Lausanne -> Bern: 1 hour 6 minutes
Escape to Paris? By TGV train in only 3h40 from Lausanne!
Extending your stay for a visit to neighbouring European countries? The TGV high speed train connects Lausanne with a direct connection in only 3h40 to Paris. For more information, check out https://www.tgv-lyria.com/