We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Esplanade de Montbenon

Allee Ernest Ansermet, Lausanne, Switzerland
Save
Review Highlights
Worth the detour

This is a nice little park to relax and chill. It is worth the detour if you are in downtown... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joé S
,
Sherbrooke, Canada
Detour walking

Amazing garden with panorama view. Historic buildings are interesting to explore. Trees are so... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Pachana R
,
Bangkok, Thailand
via mobile
Read all 96 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Worth the detour”
12 Feb 2017
“Detour walking ”
LOCATION
Allee Ernest Ansermet, Lausanne, Switzerland
Write a Review
Reviews (96)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice little park to relax and chill. It is worth the detour if you are in downtown Lausanne. There is a nice view of Lausanne and the lake and the tribunal architecture is worth seeing.

Thank Joé S
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing garden with panorama view. Historic buildings are interesting to explore. Trees are so huge. Nice to sit and relax.

Thank Pachana R
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

There are many places to seat and admire the beautiful landscape, besides a parking lot. There is a Cafe in the Justice Palace, but the prices are too expensive.

Thank Bruno A
Reviewed 3 December 2016

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...More

Thank nadia z
Reviewed 30 October 2016

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

Thank Suz S
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....More

Thank ralfkrueger2211
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

Thank Deborah C
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

Thank Ranjan R
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...More

3  Thank ilovecorndogs
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

Thank Futcol10
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Brasserie de Montbenon
466 reviews
.06 km away
Myo Sushi Bar
187 reviews
.14 km away
Istanbul Grill & More
129 reviews
.14 km away
Tokyo
95 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Palace of Justice
7 reviews
.07 km away
Tour de l'Ale
15 reviews
.40 km away
Ecole-club Migros
17 reviews
.49 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Esplanade de Montbenon staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit