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Take a boat trip on the largest freshwater lake in Europe or walk through parts of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lausanne and its surrounding areas always have something interesting to offer.

History and Archaeology museum

The Archaeology and History Museum has permanent and temporary exhibits showcasing 15,000 years of regional history.

The Archaeology Museum is located in the famous Palais de Rumine, which is situated on Place de la Riponne. This cantonal museum takes you through millennia of history with its permanent exhibitions. Temporary exhibitions may focus on Greek or Egyptian antiquities. It is closed on Mondays, but otherwise the museum welcomes visitors from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm daily.

  • 15,000 years of history
  • Located in Rumine Palace
  • Archaeology and antiques

Sightseeing and wine tasting

The Lavaux Vineyards, situated only a few kilometres from the hotel, are classified as a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2007. Wine tasting is a must!

The paths through the vineyards give the impression of hanging between heaven and earth. Walk through the Lavaux vineyards and end up in one of the famous wine cellars located in the villages. The winegrowers will give you the opportunity to taste the local products.

  • Exceptional views over the lake
  • Superb walks through a World Unesco Heritage Site
  • Wine testing
  • Village discovery

Relaxing on a boat to Chillon

Unwind with unique views over the Lavaux vineyard terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There is no better way to relax than sitting on a boat under the sun, admiring the Swiss lakefront where the unique Lavaux vineyard terraces cascade down the hills. The trip will take you to Chillon, the medieval fortress on the lake where Rousseau and Lord Byron have stayed.

  • Exceptional views from the lake on the terraces
  • Chateau de Chillon
  • Steam boat on the lake

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