Things to do in Montreux and Vevey

Nestled amid gigantic Alpine peaks on the eastern shore of Lake Geneva,  Switzerland’s charming French-speaking city of Montreux is an impeccable  resort town that has earned its title as the jewel of the ‘Swiss  Riviera’.

Montreux Lakeside Promenade

Start your sightseeing by taking a walk along the lakeside promenade, a path that runs the entire length of Montreux. 

Freddie Mercury Statue

For fans of the British rock band, Queen, Montreux is a special place. Freddie adored Montreux with such passion that he became a resident. You can visit his statue on the promenade.

Cruises on Lake Geneva

Onboard a paddle steamer, you can appreciate the beauty of the surrounding scenery and the lakeside towns from the tranquil water.

Montreux Christmas Market

From mid-November to the day before Christmas, Montreux Noël, or Festival Montreux, is a magical Christmas event with a market that  features around 160 wooden huts.

Vevey Old Town

In Vevey, pedestrian streets with coffee shops, bakeries, artisan workshops, boutiques, and other delights await exploration.

Läderach ChocoLAterie Vevey

Don’t visit Vevey without stopping by the Läderach chocolate boutique, a place of sheer delight. 



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