Capitale to visit
Lausanne has a variety of excursions and visits to sites, buildings, and other monuments which are related to the Olympic Movement and are indicative of its status. The Olympic Museum, the Olympic Promenade and the Sports Trail are particularly worth mentioning. You will also find numerous venues where you can practise a variety of sports if you are passing through!
Message from the director
It is thanks to the IOC, the Olympic Museum and 50 or so federations and associations related to sport that Lausanne enjoys the status of "Olympic Capital".
Le Musée Olympique
The museum preserves the heritage of the Olympic Games and houses collections of art works and objects which illustrate the development of the Olympic movement.
The sense of independence and pride nurtured by the city of Lausanne and its people provides Olympism with the kind of unwavering liberty it needs to prosper
Fun and educational, the Sports track
Created on the initiative of the Panathlon Club in the Olympic Capital its layout is designed around 22 markers explaining the history of the Olympic Games and sport in Lausanne.
Service des sports
Chemin des Grandes-Roches
Case postale 243
1000 Lausanne 18
Phone +41 21 315 14 14
Fax +41 21 315 14 19
tl 1: Stade olympique; 3: Mont-Blanc