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Cathedral : 20th century stained glass windows

The Cathedral, famous for its medieval rose window, has many other interesting stained glass windows.

Throughout major part of the 20th century, the Cathedral was decorated with forty-seven stained glass windows by six artists, all from the French-speaking part of Switzerland.

  • Elegant classic style by Louis Rivier and François de Ribaupierre,
  • Baroque style of Alexandre Cingria,
  • Realistic rural style of Charles Clement,
  • Poetic vision style of Edmond Bille,
  • Forceful style of Marcel Poncet.

Each artist worked individually, showing through their art the different aspects of their era.

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When

Throughout the year, except Sundays and Public Holidays (according to availability of a guide).

Time

By appointment

Booking

Minimum 4 working days before the visit

Departure

In front of the Cathedral (see map)

Length

About 1 hour

Price

Prices
Adults : CHF 75.- 1 - 10 persons,
CHF 5.- per additional person
Children accompanying : Free
Schoolchildren up to the age 16 in Swiss schools : Free
Children in other schools and those in higher education : CHF 50.-
Foreign groups :

Booking 2 weeks ahead
Advanced payment.

Maximum 20 persons per guide

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Transport

TL lines :

- Stop Bessières (lines 6, metro M2)
- Stop Riponne-Maurice Béjart
(lines 1, 2, 7, 8, 16, 18, 60)

Parking : Riponne or Caroline

Website

www.cathedrale-lausanne.ch

Contact

visites(at)lausanne-a-pied.ch
Phone +41-21-320 12 62, Monday-Friday, 8:30-12:00