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Sauvabelin Tower

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Amazing view of Lausanne and in a beautiful park!

With a short bus ride from the town of Lausanne, you can travel to the beautiful park that has the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Woodridge, Illinois
Great views from the top - worth the effort

Took me a couple of goes to get in - didn't realise there was a button to unlock the turn style... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A would tower in the florest, huge, they have some maps, it moves a little when the wind it's a little but strong, you can see Geneva to Villeneuve, if you want to spend a different day walking in the woods there's a good option.

Thank Nuno Paulo G
Reviewed 10 September 2018

With a short bus ride from the town of Lausanne, you can travel to the beautiful park that has the Sauvabelin Tower! There is a nice cafe in the park with a playground for the children. It is along a small lake, with ducks, and...More

Thank muzique1960
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Took me a couple of goes to get in - didn't realise there was a button to unlock the turn style door but once you're in it's pretty simple. Climb the spiral to the top, enjoy the view and head down once you're done. It's...More

Thank nzd31155
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This tower is a strange construction in the parc de Sauvabelin and offers nice views over Lausanne and the lac Léman. Not for you if you are afraid of heights ...

Thank Gonzalo_de_Berceo
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This is well worth visiting for the fantastic views across the lake. It is not too difficult to climb, even the four year old was fine. It is free to access. It is worth noting that TA has it in the wrong location on its...More

Thank AnanB
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend running around in the forrest of Sauvabelin, run up to the tower, enjoy the view and if you have enough, take a Movenpick ice cream in a nearby restaurant. We live nearby and this is one of our favourite places.

Thank Viki C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

You need a head for heights and to be able to cope with lots of spiral stairs! The tower is in a nice little park a short bus ride out of the main city centre. There was a pond and a mini 'farm'. My Mum...More

Thank wanderlustbp
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The tower is a bit of a walk from the bus station, but as a whole the park and tower are worth it. Experience the climb up these massive steps, and at the top take a break as you look out from a magnificent view...More

Thank jli156
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The place is slight out from the city center, but the view is worth it. There were lots of people walking in the park about 8pm when I visited.

Thank babyoscar530
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Taking 250 stairs was really worth it when I reached the top! It's free of charge, open from 6am-9pm so go any time that suits you. Sunset, sunrise, noon The number of people is limited to 50 people at a time so visit at a...More

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