What To Do With Your Free Time in Switzerland

Picturesque towns surrounded by awe-inspiring snow-capped mountains. The Swiss Alps are a magical setting for all outdoor activities, during any season!

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Swiss Alps

Get outdoors!
Take full advantage of the beautiful scenery around you and enjoy the crisp, mountain air! Outdoor activities abound just steps from your hotel. Consider going on a hike, mountain biking or exploring the quaint mountain towns.
FREE – $
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Location: Right outside your hotel!

Lake Lucerne
Translating to “Four Forest Cantons Lake,” Lake Lucerne takes an unusual shape with four arms that extend into four cantons. Walk along the shores, or take a short cruise to view the water from a different perspective. Weather permitting, those looking for more adventure can get out on the water with activities like kayaking, paddle-boarding or wake-boarding. Whichever activity you choose, the scenery is sure to blow you away.
FREE – $
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Location: Out on the lake!

Lausanne

Olympic Museum
The Olympic Museum is a must-see when visiting Lausanne for sports fans. The museum is home to permanent and temporary exhibits relating to sports and the Olympic movement. With more than 10,000 artifacts, the museum is the largest archive of Olympic games in the world, and is one of Lausanne’s prime tourist sites, attracting more than 250,000 visitors each year!
$
Hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm; closed on Mondays.
Location: Quai d’Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne, Switzerland
Collection de l’Art Brut
Creative genius Jean Dubuffet began gathering works by self-taught creators in 1945, and later donated them in 1945 to the city of Lausanne, which, in 1976, inaugurated the Collection de l’Art Brut at the Château de Beaulieu. This “collection of raw art” invites visitors to reflect on and understand these artists who are not artists.
$
Hours: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; closed on Mondays.
Location: Avenue Bergières 11, 1004 Lausanne, Switzerland