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About Lausanne

Lausanne is the capital and largest city of the Swiss French-speaking canton of Vaud. It is a hilly city situated on the shores of Lake Geneva, about halfway between the Jura Mountains and the Alps, and facing the French town of Évian-les-Bains across the lake. Lausanne is located 62 km northeast of Geneva, the nearest major city.

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There are 1050+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at SFr 53 per night.

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It is currently 8:52 PM in Lausanne. Lausanne uses W. Europe Standard Time and also supports W. Europe Daylight Time.