The French-speaking city of Lausanne is the capital of the canton of Vaud and sits on Lake Geneva. The city is home to the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee and it is officially accepted as the Olympic Capital. Hiring a car in Lausanne allows you to explore the city and beyond, taking in sites such as the Olympic museum, Lake Geneva and the Sauvabelin Forest. From Sauvabelin tower you can take in panoramic views of the whole city, the lake and the surrounding mountains.