Discover our local Gay Lausanne Guide and insiders’ recommendations, for best gay bars, clubs, restaurants, beaches, shopping …
Lausanne can be considered as the informal gay capital of Switzerland.
Lausanne is a picturesque city situated on the northernmost shore of Lake Leman,
surrounded by a beautiful lake and snow-capped mountains …
The City center is compact, and getting around is easy as most of the sights are contained in a small area.
You can easily explore walking by your own or with a friendly local to show you around.
The city hosts the International Organization for Olympic games, and its museum is a must-see. There are almost 20 other museums, so you can spend the all week end surrounded by beauty for sure.
The old town is a medieval jewel packed with narrow streets and dominated by the Cathedral. From the top of its tower, you will enjoy a beautiful panorama of the city, the lake, and surroundings.
A walk along the Esplanade de Montbenon offers breathtaking views.
Gay area in Lausanne
The gay scene concentrates in the Avenue de Tivoli. It offers dozens of gay bars, clubs and even a huge sauna, as Pink Beach is the biggest one in Switzerland.
Tivoli can get very lively on Friday and Saturday nights with a very international crowd, as many expats are living in Lausanne.
Gay Bars and Clubs in Lausanne
Gay Sauna in Lausanne
Gay Cruising bar in Lausanne
Exciting museums and galleries, beautiful architecture, exciting festivals, lovely walks in the city or along the lake, trendy bars, excellent food and wine, trendy restaurants … Lausanne is a perfect destination for a cultural or festive gay weekend.
Bern, Basel, Geneva or Zurichare other swiss gay-friendly cities, and you can reach them in a few hours by train. You can as well explore, now that you are in the Alps, Grenoble, Innsbruck, Vienna. Or get crazy and take your car to find some sun in Italy in Turin or Genoa.