Lausanne : truly authentic
Collected by Thierry del Prado
Lausanne is French-speaking Switzerland's second city and has long been overshadowed by its biggest sister Geneva. However, one feels here a more authentic and genuine atmosphere, in a more relaxed an informal setting.
Rue de Bourg, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland
Rue de Bourg in Lausanne is the city's premier shopping location where high-end brands have set up shops. Home of Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Cartier and co, you will find everything to satisfy your desires. If not, try the Bon Genie department store...
Place Saint-François, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland
Place St-François in Lausanne is located at the end of rue de Bourg and on top of the Flon neighbourhood. The church dates back from the XVIth century and has been converted to Protestantism during Reformation. The square is also home to the big...
Le Flon, 1000 Lausanne, Switzerland
Le Flon is Lausanne's hype neighbourhood. It sits on the bed of a now underground river, which created an urban "canyon" which now houses trendy shops, bars and restaurants. And during the weekend the dance floors of the clubs keep the area lively...
Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
Given the different levels the city is build on, bridges were constructed to link different parts of the city. With the recent construction of the subway, this has added another layer of metallical structures all interconnected one another.
Place du Petit-Mont, 1052 Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
This communal restaurant features typical regional delicacies and wines and specializes in foie gras. During the fall, be sure to try game such as feasant or boar. Auberge communale Place du Petit-Mont, Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland...
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