The capital of the canton of Vaud, Lausanne is in French-speaking Switzerland, that the French-speaking Switzerland. Together with Geneva Lausanne has a very high proportion of the population of foreigners. The city is situated on Lake Geneva and the French-speaking Switzerland an important economic and cultural center. Here, among others, the International Olympic Committee, and various sports associations world headquarters. The lake shore at the urban area is a well known resort area with lots of sports and leisure facilities, sea and swimming pool, playgrounds and even a boat port facility. Due to its beautiful location and the picturesque town of Tourism contributes significantly to the economy. Among the most famous attractions in Lausanne include Notre Dame Cathedral in the Gothic style, the Saint-Maire castle from the 15th century, the Jacquemard tower and the Town Hall on the Place de la Palud. Also 1844 ready-built bridge, the Grand-Pont should have seen in Lausanne. Unwind in the Parc de Mont-Repos, where there is also a small café in addition to a waterfall is. Ouchy is the traditional port, where people meet from interesting hotels from the 19th century. Very interesting is the Olympic Museum, which you should definitely visit. Since there are two very important universities in Lausanne, also a keen art and nightlife is available. Who wants a plane to Lausanne, is dependent on the nearest airport in Geneva, which is served by all European airlines. By car from Geneva Lausanne on the A1 motorway easily accessible. As for trains, so is the main train station of he main railway stations in Switzerland. Here runs a line of TGV several times a day to Paris, Milan is also a train from Lausanne from distance. Fast trains are available in all regions of Switzerland. International bus services daily from the major cities of Central Europe, as well as daily from France and Spain. Navigation is possible by the French and the Swiss side of Lake Geneva to Lausanne.