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Jardin Botanique Lausanne

avenue de Cour 14Bis, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
+41 21 316 99 88
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Plants, views and playground.

This is a great place to visit when the weather is good. Apart from the obvious - plants and trees... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2013
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
A charming garden next to the heart of Lausanne

It is a place to observe the nature, and the breath taking view over the lake Geneva; changes can... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2013
Martina B
Lausanne, Switzerland
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  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
6 May 2017
“Great stop between lake and city center”
7 Apr 2017
“Lovely Afternoon”
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avenue de Cour 14Bis, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
+41 21 316 99 88
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

This is a great place to visit when the weather is good. Apart from the obvious - plants and trees, there are paths winding up to the top of the hill where you can relax and enjoy the views or play games on the grass....More

1  Thank jacque1b1
Reviewed 11 March 2013

It is a place to observe the nature, and the breath taking view over the lake Geneva; changes can be observed from the chilly winter to the blossoming springs, a nice walk will bring you on top of the hill, and you will be enjoying...More

1  Thank Martina B
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This is a nice park in Lausanne. Pack a picnic, take a nice stroll, and live life like a local. When we lived in Lausanne it was a great place to run.

Thank EmilieH
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Interetsting plants, but nothing was at its best and lots and lots o weeding would be needed to tidy it up - The Swiss seem to be good at tidy ormally. Great views but for the plants go earlier in the year than October

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 2 October 2012

It's a pleasant walk but not recommended if you have a stroller. To reach the top of the hill where you can enjoy a nice view of the lake you gotta take several steps and it's not practical at all with a stroller. Overall it's...More

1  Thank The_Roosters
Reviewed 2 August 2012

It's not like a normal botanical garden as you've expect, meaning not to many flowers and floral ornaments, it's more like a park, with a spiral structure and when you get to the top, there is a nice view of the city. Nice place to...More

Thank Gianina T
Reviewed 27 July 2012

We brought a picnic and had it on the grass, then walked around the gardens. There is a fountain and small pond on the grounds and some children were swimming, so the kids had a paddle. Lovely spot to spend a few hours and no...More

Thank littlemissbutler
Reviewed 22 July 2012

There are many plants and flowers in the garden and the layout is beutiful. Easy to find. Good place to stop by to relax during your trip.

Thank Oranji
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Lovely location but rather untidy, flower beds not managed and graffiti on seats etc

Thank caroleburrows9
Reviewed 1 July 2012

The garden provides a lovely hike up to some wonderful views of the lake and town. It is free and was nearly empty on a hot Saturday afternoon.

Thank WMB7
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