The city of Lausanne
is known for sports and activities. The seat of the International Olympic Committee
has been located here since 1915, and since 1994, Lausanne has been known as the "Olympic Capital". The city is home to one of the most often visited places in Switzerland - the Olympic Museum
. This information centre - the world's second largest - fascinates guests with unique, interactive exhibits that make the dream of Olympic glory come alive. The entire city is a centre for world athletics, with 25 international sports unions and more than 330 sports clubs and associations!
Because of its great geographical location, Lausanne has been able to develop in many ways. No city is located in a more lovely place - built upon three hills on the shores of Lake Geneva, surrounded by vineyards and an Alpine panorama which reflects in the clear waters... Along with this outstanding view is an extraordinary quality of life with many recreational activities. Whether you chose an athletic high, an afternoon of shopping or a night out on the town: the pulsing vitality of Lausanne is sure to get your heart beating!
Thanks to a the great travel connections, the city attracts business people of all sorts and is the ideal place for conferences, seminars and business meetings - all with a very special ambience!