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Sauvabelin Tower

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Address: avenue de Rhodanie 2, Lausanne 1018, Switzerland
Phone Number:
+41 21 315 42 74
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00

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Great view and surroundings

Very good view and surroundings, worth a visit is spending time in Lausanne. Also the walk around the little lake is worth.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good view and surroundings, worth a visit is spending time in Lausanne. Also the walk around the little lake is worth.

1 Thank Elmunyoz
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a great place to go to spend a couple of hours with little ones. There is a restaurant nearby and a park with swings and slides and animals nearby as well. The tower is a beautiful structure and reminds you of something you might have constructed out of match sticks. Really elegant and beautifully made. Not to difficult... More 

Thank 123Maria2015
Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Nice tower in the middle of the wood of the Sauvabelin forest. It is a quite easy climb up and from there you will have a very nice view 360 degrees around. Lots of playground around for kids to have some great outdoor fun.

Thank jpit9
Orbe, Switzerland
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Loads of stairs to climb but worth doing to enjoy the view of Lausanne and suburbs. The Sauvabelin park is a nice place to go to enjoy the forest. Relaxing and fun for everyone

Thank Lulu72S
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Enjoy the romantic sunset from Sauvabelin tower. There is a spectacular view all over Lausanne, Alps and Geneva lake. The surroundings are great for a Sunday walk or if you fancy an intense run.

Thank Viki C
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I really loved this place, we walked a lot and we went wrong way! After half an hour we found out it was just near the bus stop And really worth to go there, spectacular scenery!

Thank Marjan S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

From the top of this tower you will have a fantastic view of Lausanne and the Lake (Lac Lehman - also known as Lake Geneva). It has a bi-directional spiral staircase that would not be suitable for really young children. From the look-out deck at the top you have 360 degree panoramic views from one of the highest hilltops around... More 

1 Thank C-L_1974-01_unique
Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

from this tower you will have a beautiful view of Lausanne and arounds. You will have a lot of stairs to climb but the final result is really cool.

1 Thank katanishiy
Lausanne, Switzerland
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116 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

you climb up this wooden tower on a very interesting staircase. It is free and you can enjoy beautiful views of the lake, lausanne and the surroundings. Make sure weather is nice though...

1 Thank Leila M
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The Sauvabelin Tower is undergoing repairs from April to July 29, 2016. The lake is also empty, undergoing some reconstruction activity. The large wooded park is still a pleasant outing, easy to get to, take the #16 bus from Ste Francois stop above the train station.

1 Thank JHD1951

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