Walking tour of the old town

This walking tour includes the city centre and historical part of Lausanne.
Be guided and discover the charm and history of this beautiful town.

Tours are arranged depending on the amount of time that visitors have and above all on their interests: history, architecture, religious or political buildings, shops and information on local transport etc.

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  • Palud square and Town Hall (except on Saturdays)
  • Cathedral – one of ten most beautiful gothic cathedrals, its Rose window and Painted Portal.
  • City and the Castle of St Maire and the 17th century covered Stairway (Escalier du Marché).
  • St François church, and adjoining square for 700 years the animated heart of Lausanne.
  • Picturesque pedestrians streets and the lively markets held every Wednesday and Saturdays.



From 1st May to 30th September


Monday to Saturday except Public Holidays at 10:00AM and 2:30PM.

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No booking required

Departure Place de la Palud, in front of Town Hall (Hôtel de Ville) (see map)
Length 1h30 to 2 hours
Price Prices daily tours

VAT included, to be paid cash to the guide

Adults :

CHF 15.-

Accompanying children :




TL lines from January 15 until end of November 2022 :

- Stop Riponne-Maurice Béjart (lines 6, 84, 87, 16, 60, 22, metro M2)
- Stop Rue-Neuve (lines 87, 88)
Parking : Riponne


Phone +41-21-320 12 62, Monday-Friday, 8:30-12:00



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