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Winter in Lausanne

We will keep you updated about the latest events, festivals, attractions and happenings in town and nearby Lausanne that are worth visiting during winter.


The museums in Lausanne are steeped in history. Their exhibitions leave a lasting impression on visitors and are known far and wide.

Classic, historic, innovative and cutting edge, Lausanne's museums offer an incredible variety of exhibitions in every genre for young and old, experts or amateurs.

Ice Rinks in Lausanne

Whether it's for figure skating lovers, hockey players or simply for those who want to have fun with friends or family before fondue time, Lausanne's skating rinks welcome you all winter long for a moment of pleasure.

  • Montchoisi
  • La Pontaise

Chocolate experience

At Maison Cailler, you can experience the world of chocolate with all your senses. Secrets around the origins and manufacturing of chocolate will be revealed, from ancient Aztec cocoa ceremonies to today's latest innovations. At the Atelier du Chocolat, you can create your own chocolate works of art with the chocolatiers.

  • Chocolate attractions
  • Atelier du Chocolat
  • Throughout the year

Montreux Christmas Market

On the shores of Lake Geneva, Montreux Noël invites you to one of the most famous Christmas markets with a magnificent views over the Alps. Come and discover the magical winter world of Montreux near Lausanne: Enjoy the Christmas market with crafts, regional culinary delights as well as mulled wine and various gift ideas or visit the Santa Claus house together with your family.

  • Christmas market
  • Santa Claus house
  • The Elves' Village
  • Medieval enchantment

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