Treasure hunts, parades, theme parks and more at Lausanne, Switzerland
Lausanne, May 8, 2017: A city of culture, sports and activities, Lausanne is the fourth-largest city in Switzerland that is known for being a popular tourist destination among families in the GCC region. As the summer season approaches, Lausanne Tourisme is launching a series of exciting festivities and entertainment shows, making Lausanne an ideal tourist destination for families and friends.
Discover the city of Lausanne through a treasure hunt game called Aquaphobia. Face the challenge of searching through the iconic places of Lausanne to find the antidote needed to cure the Olympic pedal boat team who suffers from aqua phobia, a mysterious disease that has prevented them from participating in the next Olympic Games. Aquaphobia consists of two levels of difficulty for children and adults. The game application is available in English, French, and German languages.
Bond with the family in the annual amusement fair called Luna Park. From 12th of May – 11th of June, the Bellerive area will shine with sensational attractions and snack kiosks for children and parents to enjoy.
Come aboard the historical Belle-Epoque paddle boat fleet for the monumental CGN Naval Parade on 21st May, 2017. Experience the beauty of Lake Geneva by boarding from the several harbours in the area. The quays of Cully will be filled with animations and entertainment as part of the event. Visitors will also witness an aquatic ballet performance and the releasing of more than 2,000 biodegradable balloons in commemoration of the parade.
Welcome the summer season in the Swiss city with the annual Lausanne Estivale. The streets of Lausanne will be teeming with more than 400 enriching activities and presentations that will showcase the city’s cultural authenticity and diversity. Tourists are invited to witness the programme and join the entertainment from 11th of June until 23rd of September, 2017.
Walter Loser, Lausanne Tourisme’s Project Manager for the GCC Market, announced Lausanne’s cultural calendar in line with the booming rate of GCC tourists visiting the city.
“Our objective is to develop Lausanne as a multi-faceted tourism venue. We are currently developing new luxury hotels and apartments within the city, and establishing cultural spots and activities for tourists to experience. We look forward to celebrating the round up of events as we welcome more tourists this summer season,” Loser concluded.