Pratical matters

Language

The official languages in Swizterland are German, French and Italian. Lausanne is located in the French speaking area of Switzerland. In hotels and touristic attractions, information can be provided in English. Please note that English is the official language of ETC13.

Climate

April in Swizterland is a weather transition month, leaving winter toward spring.
Expect a failry cold weather in Lausanne (around 10°C during the day) and daily weather changes from shiny nice days to rainy cold days.
If you take the opportunity to visit Switzerland, please note that there will still be snow above 2000m. The ski season in main high altitude ski resorts will end late April.

Currency, credit card and exchanging money

The currency in Switzerland is the Swiss Frank (CHF).  Credit and debit cards are accepted almost everywhere in Lausanne.