2. Place De La Palud
Located just below the Cathedral, the meandering vennels of the old city draw its pedestrians out to congregate on the Place De La Palud, a bustling, eclectic meeting space which also showcases Lausanne´s oldest fountain. Directly in front and above from this, the cities mechanical clock shows animated scenes from local history, every hour to the delight of its spectators. Wednesday and Saturday mornings play host market traders and local produce which sets the street on fire with colour, smell and conversation.