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Lausanne tends to inspire hyperbole. In a country of spectacular natural beauty it is the most beautiful of cities, Switzerland's San Francisco – a city of incredibly steep hills that has developed tiered above the lake on a succession of compact, south-facing terraces. Vistas of blue water, glittering sunlight and the purple and grey of the white-capped Savoy Alps peep through between gaps in buildings or at the ends of steeply dropping alleys. Much of the city is still wooded, there are plenty of parks, and the tree-lined lakefront promenades spill over with beds of vibrantly colourful flowers. …
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Lausanne Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Lausanne)

Lausanne's Cathedral is the biggest and the most beautiful Gothic building in Switzerland. Though inaugurated in 1275, the north tower is still missing! During the day, you can ...

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Cafe de L'Eveche

This cafe/restaurant is very popular among the students of Lausanne. With modest decor and simple wooden tables and benches it has an unpretentious charm. There is a ...