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Jardin Botanique Lausanne

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Airy environmnet, with great view and good food

When I was here with two friends, it was damp and drizzly. The food for lunch was good, the wine... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Peponapis
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Cambridge, Canada
Interesting despite the building works

The fine weather made our time here very enjoyable. The urban plant exhibition was interesting, and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
RodneyfromLondon
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London, United Kingdom
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“botanical”(6 reviews)
“lake”(8 reviews)
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avenue de Cour 14Bis, Lausanne 1007, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When I was here with two friends, it was damp and drizzly. The food for lunch was good, the wine complemented the soup, salad, sandwiches. The price was reasonable, even for Switzerland.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peponapis
Reviewed 5 December 2018

With a tiny museum and educational facility in its centre, this oasis offers a beautiful place to stop and enjoy the plants.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lapulevelone
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The fine weather made our time here very enjoyable. The urban plant exhibition was interesting, and the view from the top was memorable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RodneyfromLondon
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Small but interesting botanical garden with plants divided into sections - ponds with waterlilies, medicinal, alpine, rock garden, etc. and beautiful trees. There is a stunning Japanese white magnolia near the main entrance that blooms in May (short-lived flowers). Climb up to the top past...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The exhibition about grains was interesting, but the garden in itself is messy and not very well maintained. Many plants were burnt and dry. The fact that the gardens are on a sharp slope, with narrow alleys, doesn't help feeling good.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank alpham
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Found the botannical gardens and enjoyed a through walk - charmed by the ascending pathways full of flora and fauna and then at the top, amazing views of Lausanne and Lac Leman... loved the freshness and beauty of it all!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Poppilicious
Reviewed 7 May 2017

If you go from port to center or vice versa it is the perfect stop on the way. Many interesting plants, scents of spring and summer. A nice observation deck leading to winding paths among large and old trees.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank mzreda
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you have a gap in your day and are close by, or travelling the area and fancy somewhere tranquil to hang out for a while this place is it.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank JenniferFoodieTravel
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We past by the botanic garden for a walk in a sunny day. Compare with the near Milan park, the Jardin looks not well maintained! Plants and trees are left alone! Except the walk and the nice view at the top, nothing else is worth...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank DanieleBerga
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice place - garden/ park for walk with no tax for enter. Near the center of city. I recommend it

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Sandra N
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