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Esplanade de Montbenon

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Address: Allee Ernest Ansermet, Lausanne, Switzerland

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One of the best view in town

This garden offers one of the best view on the lake in town and it is just closby to Brasserie de Montbenon so the best is to enjoy it when taking your dinner there. It is most... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
nadia z
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This garden offers one of the best view on the lake in town and it is just closby to Brasserie de Montbenon so the best is to enjoy it when taking your dinner there. It is most impressive at night with all the lights from Evian shining.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great brunch with family and friends. Love the building, super service, lovely food. Make sure you book ahead.

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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The green grass floor of the Esplanade de Montbenon is a perfect place to enjoy the panoramic view over the Lake Geneva and the summits of the alps behind. The western part houses the Casino de Montbenon a building in Florentine style built in 1908. Today its housed by a center of social and culture.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

There are fantastic views of the lake from here and I really recomment the buying a drink at the Brasserie and sitting in the gardens to enjoy the view

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

A well kept swathe of green in front of the Palais de Justice, with a statue of national hero William Tell gazing out across Lake Geneva. Nice place for a peaceful walk in the evenings, with the lights of Evian twinkling out across the lake

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

You want a great view? Go to Lavaux instead (Train to Cully and walk up)! If you NEED to stay in Lausanne, they Montbenon is nice for a picnic, or a little walk. The view is really great, but really, take a little more time and go to Lavaux vineyards and the view is 10x better Also, you cant really... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Very nice park in the center of the Lausanne. Beautiful view on the lake and surrounded by nature. In the middle of the palais de justice and the restaurants Myo Sushi Bar and Brasserie de Montbenon

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I came for an aperitif, the location is amazing with an incredible view. We have ordered 2 bottles of champagne but I have to say that the service was not at the level of the restaurant location and of what we were drinking. The ordering, delivering and paying phases need to be definitely improved

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is one of my favorite picnicking spots in Lausanne, especially in the summer when the sun sets at 9-9:30pm. Also a great spot for watching fireworks on Confederation Day in Switzerland. Great view overlooking Lac Leman in the middle of town.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

near to flon and cheadron gr8 view of lausanne lake... buildings are are nice good place to sit and relax...

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