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Stories and Tips Lausanne

Getting there is half the fun

Written by StaneStane on 19 Apr, 2004

Use the train! It's the best way. . . this is, after all, Switzerland! If you come from Geneva, it’s only a half hour ride in a comfortable Swiss train. If you, on other hand, have an opportunity to arrive from Bern or Zurich, you…Read More

Weird Wedding Antics

Written by silverbelle on 24 Feb, 2005

Don't ever let anyone tell you that the Swiss are boring. Stoic, often, but not boring. While I lived in Lausanne, I found that the Swiss have quite a sense of humor when it came to bachelor and bachelorette parties. Over the…Read More

Famous Visitors

Written by Tolik on 20 Jul, 2002

Lausanne’s lovely position and its liberalism has for centuries attracted writers and artists. In 1750s Voltaire staged his plays at his home, to which the recently arrived Edward Gibbon was invited. Here Gibbon wrote the final words of the most celebrated historical work in…Read More

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