Lausanne Vivarium

Lausanne

Lausanne: Place de la Palud

Lausanne: Place de la Palud

Lausanne › Süd-West: Pont Charles Bessières

Lausanne › Süd-West: Pont Charles Bessières

Chailly: Lausanne - CHUV Est

Chailly: Lausanne - CHUV Est

Chailly: Lausanne - CHUV Sud

Chailly: Lausanne - CHUV Sud

Lausanne: av. d'Echallens

Lausanne: av. d'Echallens

Lausanne › Süd

Lausanne › Süd

Chailly: Lausanne - CHUV Ouest

Chailly: Lausanne - CHUV Ouest

Lausanne: Centre

Lausanne: Centre

In the permanent exhibition at the Vivarium Lausanne, visitors can get to see around 200 live animals, including snakes, lizards, crocodiles, tortoises, amphibians, scorpions and different varieties of tarantula.

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Did you know that Lausanne boasts one of Europe's largest living reptile collections open to the public? The Lausanne Vivarium is located close to the Sauvabelin wood and gives visitors an opportunity to discover the diversity of reptiles and their secret life, their little-known habits and relatively unknown strange beauty. You can observe over a hundred different species from all over the world. The vivarium houses snakes, lizards, crocodiles, tortoises, amphibians, scorpions, tarantulas and their predators: fennecs, birds of prey... Every animal here is living in conditions that are similar to its natural environment.

Opening hours:
All year round, except the 1st January and 25 December.

How to get there:
By car: take the motorway, exit at Lausanne - Vennes, then follow signs for Sauvebelin.
By public transport: take bus line 14, alighting at Le Mont.

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