In a lakeside setting about 5km from the centre of Lausanne, the hostel makes a good base for exploring this ancient city, from its glorious Gothic cathedral and the Castle St-Marie, to its lively bars and clubs. Facilities include TV, laundry and restaurant.
The compact town of Lausanne is divided into the beach and downtown areas. Especially in spring/summer time the lakefront is very popular for walkers and days spent relaxing at the many stylish bars and cafes. The nearest beach is in former fishing village Ouchy where you can enjoy the warm summer sun. On the largest lake in Europe, Lake Geneva, you can take part in sailing, fishing, water skiing, wakeboarding and windsurfing. Lausanne is one of the most popular cities in Switzerland for nightlife; Be seen at Le Mad, a five-storey house-cum-nightclub and concert venue on Rue de Geneve.
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