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Lausanne: Private Instagram-Worthy Highlights Walking Tour

1. Lausanne: Private Instagram-Worthy Highlights Walking Tour

Spice up your Instagram feed and impress your friends back home with stunning shots from your travels to Switzerland on this guided tour. In the company of a local tour guide, discover the most beautiful and impressive spots in Lausanne and pick up some useful tips on how to get the best out of your smartphone camera. During your tour, stroll around the city and take photos of some of its most unique places, such as the hidden stairs near the markets and the iconic cathedral. You will also be able to find out more about Swiss culture from a local perspective. Don't miss the opportunity to give your Instagram feed an upgrade with this adventure.

Lausanne: Walking Tour with a Local Guide

2. Lausanne: Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Discover Lausanne during a short tour and learn about the history of the city with a local guide. Meet your guide in front of the Cathedral and start the tour from there. Explore Lausanne through the eyes of a local, and discover what everyday life is like and find out where the city gets its characteristic ambience from. Discover parks, monuments, and historical architecture. Get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants, and bars to visit during your stay.

Lausanne: Photogenic City Tour

3. Lausanne: Photogenic City Tour

Join your guide on a city walk to experience the city from an insider’s point of view. Throughout this tour you will also have the chance to take stunning pictures of the town as you travel. Your walk will take you from the cathedral to the Sauvabelin Tower. While using your camera to capture the beauty of Lausanne, you will come across local spots and hidden gems that a typical tourist tour won’t show you. Discover an alternative side of Lausanne, full of history and unique beauty. Throughout this experience you will enjoy the city at a suitable time to enjoy the best light possible for pictures. A tour highlight will be as you take in the beauty of the town from the Sauvabelin Tower.

Lausanne Highlights Self Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

4. Lausanne Highlights Self Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

See the highlights in Lausanne on an interactive smartphone tour. Immerse yourself in the city while solving location-based riddles on this walking tour. Solve puzzles outside of ten Lausanne attractions. Step into a train station that is over a century old at Lausanne railway station. View the modern architecture in Esplanade du Flon square. Use clues at each attraction to find your next destination. Feel the satisfaction of solving each riddle. Have the freedom to start the tour when you want, and stop and go whenever you want. Admire the city at your own pace. Uncover interesting information and facts about the city. Take the time to snap photos at each location. Starting from Lausanne Gare, visit the Esplanade de Montbenon, Place de la Palud, Lausanne Cathedral, Parlement vaudois, Château Ste-Maire, Palais de Rumine, Eglise Notre-Dame du Valentin, Saint-Laurent, and Esplanade du Flon.

Lausanne: Past and Present Walking Tour

5. Lausanne: Past and Present Walking Tour

On this private tour, you'll discover the historical side of Lausanne with a passionate local who's ready to share the best kept secrets of the city with you.  This excursion starts at the Bessières Bridge. Learn about various architectural styles from different time periods and find out how the city has changed over time. From visiting churches to discovering the history behind the Château Saint-Marie or even the Palais Rumine, you will encounter unique sites that an ordinary tourist tour might miss.  Having a knowledgeable local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets will help you to get the most from your time in Lausanne. If you wish to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let the local partner know and the itinerary can be adjusted accordingly.

Lausanne: Architectural Walking Tour

6. Lausanne: Architectural Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in Lausanne's rich architectural scene on this private tour with a local guide. Discover the most impressive buildings in the city and learn about the history behind each of them on this educational walk. Join your guide on an adventure to discover the beauty and history of the city and find out more about Swiss culture from a local perspective. Visit landmark sights such as the Grand-Pont and Maison du Sport as well as your guide's favorite off-the-beaten-track gems. During your tour, become better acquainted with the local architecture and discover how it has changed over the years while still retaining its unique character. You will also discover secret anecdotes about the city's most iconic landmarks.

Lausanne: Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided City Walking Tour

7. Lausanne: Scavenger Hunt and Self-Guided City Walking Tour

Get to know Lausanne at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “Cathedral square”, “Bel Air tower”, the “Esplanade of Montbenon" and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “The castle square” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “Esplanade of Montbenon”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Lausanne: Art and Culture Tour with a Local Guide

8. Lausanne: Art and Culture Tour with a Local Guide

Immerse yourself in Lausanne's creative and cultural underworld on this private tour with a local guide and learn what it is that attracts thousands of art lovers from all over the globe to visit the city each year. This tour is perfect for both first-time visitors to Lausanne and returning tourists who want to go beneath the surface of the city. As you wander around the picturesque streets, admire impressive street art and learn more about the unique laws which make graffiti legal in the city. You will also learn more about the city’s galleries and museums as well as hearing about several local artists. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the most significant cultural and historical details of this multi-faceted Swiss city while diving into its art and culture from a local perspective.

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What people are saying about Lausanne

Super flexible, just how we like it. We didn't solve all the puzzles, but that didn't spoil the fun and we saw the most important places in Lausanne with little effort.