Things to do in and around Lausanne

Perfumed with fresh air and blessed with stunning natural scenery, Lausanne is truly a European paradise. In addition to museums and sightseeing, there are also opportunities to shop, attend cultural events, enjoy the great outdoors and taste some wonderful wines. Whether you are in Lausanne for business or leisure, the Olympic Capital offers a wide range of things to do and Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne provides a wonderful base to explore them all.

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We will keep you updated about the latest events, city wide congresses, festivals, attractions and happenings in town and nearby Lausanne that are worth visiting.


Take a boat trip on the largest freshwater lake in Europe or walk through parts of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lausanne and its surrounding areas always have something interesting to offer.


There is always something new to discover in Lausanne. We have listed some cultural recommendations to give you an insight into the best that Lausanne offers in this respect.

Sports and leisure

Enjoy a great workout in our fitness centre, unwind in the sauna or relax in the local swimming pool during your stay in Lausanne.