Lausanne enjoys an especially mild climate, its weather being directly influenced by its proximity to nearby Lake Geneva. Other important geographical features
surrounding Lausanne and directly determining the climate include the southerly Swiss plateau, and the citys elevated position of some 500 meters. The climate in Lausanne is at its hottest between July and August, when temperatures average 25°C.
Lausanne is easily accessible by car, train and plane. The Geneva-Cointrin is the nearest airport (45 minutes). Zürich Unique Airport is at a 2h30 journey. From these airports, you can take a train to Lausanne. The Convention Center on EPFL campus can be reached by metro and M1.
Lausanne has a range of hotels in a variety of price categories, so there is accommodation to suit everyones taste. From campsite to bed & breakfast, from youth hostel to palace, more than 5000 beds offer a whole range of categories, styles and ambiances.