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Lausanne and Lake Geneva benefit from a microclimate that has allowed the planting of both palm trees and vines. In spring and summer, the weather in Lausanne is very pleasant and you will enjoy lake activities - swimming, sailing and pedal boat - as well as a whole series of festivals. In autumn, temperatures in Lausanne are mild, and the vines take on magnificent colours. In winter, snow sets in on the heights: a good opportunity to take out your skis!
In Lausanne, the currency unit is the Swiss franc (CHF), which is slightly lower than the euro. Is the cost of living really higher in Lausanne and Switzerland? Some cities (Geneva or Zurich) are known to be among the most expensive in the world. For tourists visiting Lausanne, the price of food is indeed frightening (apart from fish), but the prices of petrol and electronics are more reassuring.
For a stay of less than 3 months in Lausanne, no visa is required but a valid identity card or passport is required for nationals of Europe, North America, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and some Latin American countries. Beyond 3 months, a residence permit is required to stay in Lausanne.
No vaccine is required to travel to Lausanne and to return to Switzerland in general. There is no specific disease risk compared to France. However, consider getting vaccinated against hepatitis A and B. The water is drinkable in Lausanne.
Useful site on health in Switzerland: www.bag.admin.ch