Sport on a grand scale
Every year Lausanne and the canton of Vaud host a number of national and international sporting events :
- Athletissima : one of the most prestigious athletics meeting in the world.
- Equissima : National horse show held annually.
- Montreux Volley Masters
- The Tour de Romandie and sometimes the Tour de Suisse (cycling) pass through Lausanne.
- Numerous triathlon races (World Cup, World and European Championships).
- The Prix de Lausanne (dancing).
- The Lausanne Marathon: Reputed to be one of the most attractive marathons in the world, on the Lake Geneva shoreline.