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The Region

Crissier - 10 minutes from Lausanne

Crissier is located in the district of West Lausanne, just 10 minutes from the centre of Lausanne, the capital of the Canton of Vaud. The city benefits from having a very favourable location between two major commercial centres in the area around Lake Geneva: Geneva (61 km) and Lausanne (7 km). You will also find there a large number of opportunities for engaging in shopping and cultural, sporting and other activities.

In 2011, this town, along with other towns in West Lausanne, was awarded the Wakker Prize for conservation and promotion of the local heritage.

Lake Geneva region - a holidaymaker’s paradise

Lake Geneva is bordered by lively towns and cities, along with wine-growing villages. Castles, picturesque villages, fortified hamlets ... Going along the high plateaus, the scenery alternates between cornfields and farming villages. The activities on offer include descending from the peak of Glacier 3000 to the Alpine slopes of Vaud, skiing or snowshoeing through the Jura Mountains and taking in the culture along with discovering gastronomic delights. The Lake Geneva region is where different worlds meet.

For any information about the various activities going on in the area, please visit the regional tourist office’s website.

Not to be missed

  • Aquarium & Vivarium (due to open in 2017)
  • Lausanne Cathedral
  • resort of Ouchy
  • Lavaux vineyards
  • The Olympic Museum

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Towns to discover in the vicinity

  • Morges (9 km)
  • Vevey (30 km)
  • Montreux (37 km)
  • Genève (60 km)