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Sauvabelin Tower

Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
+41 21 315 42 74
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Where the hell did that come from?

Combine fitness with site seeing and trek up to the top of this huge tower. When we were there a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul T
Big Tall Wooden Structure; Fun to Climb; Great 360 Views

Big Tall Wooden Structure; Fun to Climb; Great 360 Views: great place to go with the family! It's... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
TKBulba
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Preverenges, Switzerland
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Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Combine fitness with site seeing and trek up to the top of this huge tower. When we were there a couple of guys were jogging up and down! The trek is well worth it with great views from the top. You can see Mont Blanc...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Big Tall Wooden Structure; Fun to Climb; Great 360 Views: great place to go with the family! It's like Mont Royal in Montreal!

Thank TKBulba
Reviewed 19 September 2017

When friends or family from abroad is coming to visit me this is one of the first place I'm taking them to see Lausanne and the area.

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Besides the view over Lausanne and Lake Geneva, being at the top of the tower also allows identifying some of the prominent peaks from the Alps on the French side. I only wish the warning/instruction signs would also be in English rather than just French....More

Thank b5u
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The weather was clear the day I went there. I took the bus there, otherwise there's a small climb to it. The double spiral staircase (one way up, one way down) is a bit tiring, but the views over Lausanne were very good and different...More

Thank Silzer T
Reviewed 18 August 2017

In the forest, a pebble's throw from the small artificial lake at Sauvabelin, the 35-m tower with a staircase in the shape of Archimedes screw (two spirals, one up, one down) is built of local wood. From the top you get a great 360° view...More

1  Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Sauvabelin Tower just happened to be only 10 minutes walk from our residence in Lausanne. It has a really interesting construction - wooden beams twist around a center point to create 2 staircases - supposedly one to up and the other to come down....More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

A great timber structure with an awesome viewing platform. Great panoramic views of Lausanne, the mountains and the lake! It was easy to get there using public transport. We then walked back to town as part of the 'A Panoramic stroll'. It was definitely the...More

Thank CanberraCecco
Reviewed 27 July 2017

To get here you need the number 16 bus up to Lac de Sauvabelin and then its just a 5 minute walk. The whole structure is wooden and you need a head for heights to climb the double helix stairs to the viewing platform. Views...More

2  Thank HelenCopestake
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Apparently it was under construction way before us. Not sure why it is taking so long. But we heard from the locals that it gives an amazing view of beautiful Lausanne. We were not lucky to see that.

1  Thank Fereidun S
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