Lausanne Olympic capital

Capital of the Canton of Vaud and headquarters of the International Olympic Committee since 1994, Lausanne is benefitting from strong development: the economy, city planning, public transport and mobility are also sectors undergoing change. The fourth city in Switzerland, it is set apart because of its role as an Olympic city, a sustainable city, and a center of education and culture. A very popular tourist destination, the city is also the home of many international corporations and, in particular, the headquarters of multinational companies, and also sports federations. Quality of life and a buoyant economy enhance both its strengths.