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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
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Beautiful switzerland

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!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Marjan S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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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.

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1 Thank katanishiy
Lausanne, Switzerland
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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...

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Atlanta, Georgia
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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.

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1 Thank JHD1951
Annemasse, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

not hard to do and to go and see... Have a try.... it is free and make exercises ! it offers a 360° view on Lausanne and its surrounding. It is next to a nice park and lake where oyu can also have a typical swiss lunch or dinner.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Not to be missed if you dare to walk all the way up to the observation deck. Yes! No elevator. But it will be worth your while. The tower itself is located in the middle of a wood in the north of Lausanne. The bus number 16 will take you there and you will need to walk about 5 minutes... More 

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1 Thank Loremipsum99
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Was there yesterday, and the tower is still closed. Repairs were ongoing. Shame, can imagine the views would be great from the top so will go back another time. Even so, it's a pretty impressive structure to come across in the middle of the forest.

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1 Thank Nikki B
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

the tower is open again after being closed for repairs for much of 2015 ... on a nice day the 360 degree panoramic views are excellent

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1 Thank Matt M
PARIS
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

A must visit in the region. The Tower provides a full view over Lausanne, and is located in the middle of the nature. You could from there makes some trek nearby.

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