Sitting on the shores of Lake Geneva in the area known as the Swiss Riviera, Montreux is a favourite amongst visitors. Famous for its flower- and palm-lined lakeside promenade, Montreux is a popular holiday resort thanks to its mild climate and convenient transport connections.

As well as being an end station for the famous GoldenPass Line panoramic train, Montreux can be reached by rail from right across Switzerland and is conveniently situated on major Swiss motorways.

Montreux, Switzerland

Population: 26,000

Canton: Vaud

Average high temperatures: January – 4C / 40F;  April – 14C / 57F; July – 35C / 77F; October – 15C / 59F.

Christmas market dates: 21 November to 24 December (More info here)

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