Lausanne: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Your expert local city guide will show you the city’s best parts, including many hidden secrets you can’t find easily on your own. On this walking tour will be able to see a lot of sightseeing points within a short timeframe. Apart from explaining the sightseeing points your guide can provide insight into the history and culture of the city and the country in general. The focus of this tour is to see the city like a local. However, this private tour can be customised according to your wishes. Sightseeing points to visit can be agreed upon in advance or discussed when meeting up.

• Explore plenty of hidden secrets and feel like a local
• See the main sightseeing places such as the cathedral of Lausanne
• Explore hidden secrets such as the Sauvabelin Tower

Standard sightseeing places we can easily visit during the tour are:
• Lausanne Cathedral: Majestic cathedral that overlooks the city and is one of the most beautiful Gothic churches in Europe.
• Olympic Museum: It is home to permanent & temporary exhibitions relating to sports and the Olympic movement.
• Palud Square: At its centre is the town’s oldest fountain that represents justice. It also has typical cafes, boutiques and large elegant shops.
• The Flon: It is the heart of the city of Lausanne and is served by the metro lines. Le Flon is famously known for its 7-screen cinema screen complex and a parking lot that has received awards.
• Ouchy: It features 3 sumptuous gardens and richly flowered and tree-lined quays, a waterfront promenade and many parks that are popular for sports.
• Rolex Learning Center: The Campus hub and library for the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). It is open to both students and the public as a laboratory for learning, a library with over 500,000 books and an international cultural hub for EPFL.
• Plateforme 10: A unique venue dedicated to culture. You will be walking from one museum to another as you explore different disciplines of design, photography and fine arts.
• Collection de l’Art Brut: Housed in a magnificent mansion, this museum is full of surprises with its unique collection of artworks.

Some examples of hidden secrets we can visit:
• Sauvabelin Tower: It allows you to enjoy a panoramic view of the city of Lausanne, Lake Geneva and the surrounding countryside and mountains.
• Église réformée Saint-François: A protestant church full of history with murals donated by wealthy families.
• Hermitage Foundation: Museum that features a nationally recognized art collection spanning over 5000 years. It houses 3 million items dating from the Stone Age to the present.
• Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts: A museum that features contemporary and modern art collections.
• Musée de l’Elysée: It is a museum entirely devoted to photography. Houses a collection of 100,000 photographs covering history and technology.

Please note that it is not guaranteed to visit all the sightseeing places listed here. How many places you can visit depends on the length of the tour booked and how much time you spend at each place. After booking you can discuss the detailed itinerary with your guide.

GROUP SIZE: A group size of 1-10 people is ideal for this tour. The tour can also be organized for bigger groups with small

• Local tour guide
• Hotel pickup and drop-off
• Walking tour

• Food and drinks
• Ticket for public transport (not necessary as it is a walking tour)
• Tickets for attractions with entry fee such as museums
• Tips

BOOKABLE LANGUAGES: English, French, Spanish

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Gavino Strebel (Tour Leader)
Landline: +41 62 897 39 60
Mobile: +41 79 782 20 68
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Languages spoken: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish