Destination guide

Charming Lausanne will entice you

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

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lausanne a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 vacation in Lausanne. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Transport

Traveling to and around Lausanne

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

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

Where to stay around Lausanne?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 216 vacation rentals near Lausanne. From 125 Condos/Apartments to 39 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lausanne for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Lausanne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lausanne. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ouchy Port: 895 vacation rentals
  • Lausanne Station: 733 vacation rentals
  • Lausanne Historical Museum: 687 vacation rentals
  • Lausanne Cathedral: 683 vacation rentals
  • International Institute for Management Development (IMD): 796 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Lausanne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 125 Condos/Apartments in Lausanne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lausanne include:

  • Houses: 39 rentals available
  • Chalets: 24 rentals available
  • Villas: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lausanne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 55 vacation rentals with pool available in Lausanne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.