Situated between Lake Geneva, vineyards, the Alps and palm trees, Montreux Riviera represents the ideal setting for an unforgettable event. Most of the hotels of the region offer facilities to hold a conference, seminar or banquet of all size.
Why Montreux Riviera
Six good reasons to choose Montreux Riviera
Centrally located in the heart of Europe, up to 150 direct flights serve airports close to Montreux Riviera, connected to the destination every 30 minutes by comfortable and punctual trains.
Switzerland is rated as one of the most peaceful countries by the Global Peace Index 2016.
With 2’500 rooms from basic hotels to palaces and many venues, whether historical or unusual or with important capacity, with quick access within walking distance and regular public transportation free of charge for guests, Montreux Riviera can host every kind of event.
The Swiss price is transparent and advantageous, with the lowest VAT rate in Europe at 8%, taxes and service included in prices, and room rates including breakfast and public transportation.
The Montreux Riviera Convention Bureau offers an expert help free of charge throughout the entire event organising process and services from efficient and reliable providers involve Swiss quality and French Flair.
Pure inspiration setting
Lake, mountains, vineyards and Belle Epoque architecture combine into an idyllic location to host major events such as the Montreux Jazz Festival and which is constantly inspiring, as lived by celebrities such as Freddie Mercury or Charlie Chaplin.
The Montreux Riviera Convention Bureau and Booking Centre, with its 40 years of experience, offer their advice and personalised services to ensure the success of your event.
Whether you are organising a conference, an incentive event, a seminar or an exhibition, take advantage of our in-depth knowledge of the region and our special contacts with local suppliers to make your event a success.Our services include :
- Feasibility analysis of your project
- Research of suitable locations
- Preparation and support of your application
- Pre-booking of conference/seminar venues and accommodation
- Assistance with the planning of activities
- Organisation of site inspection
- Assistance with selecting a DMC /PCO
- Promotional material at your disposal
- Net prices negotiated to best suit your needs
- A hotel room block reserved for your event (groups, seminars, incentives, conferences, events)
- An online booking system
Montreux Riviera Convention Bureau
Why Montreux Riviera
UNESCO-listed Lavaux vineyard terraces
Take a walk through some of the most beautiful scenery in Switzerland: the UNESCO-listed Lavaux vineyard terraces are criss-crossed with marked trails with stunning views over Lake Geneva and the Alps. Little trains on wheels help you up the incline so you can enjoy a walk at your own pace.
Château de Chillon™
Situé à Veytaux, proche de Montreux, le Château de Chillon trône depuis le 12e siècle sur un îlot rocheux, comme flottant sur le lac Léman. Régulièrement animé par des expositions et des événements culturels, c’est le monument historique le plus visité en Suisse. In Veytaux, near Montreux, Chillon Castle has stood proudly on its rocky island since the 12th century, appearing to float on the surface of Lake Geneva. Home to regular exhibitions and cultural events, it’s the most visited historical monument in Switzerland.
Private cruises by the CGN on Lake Geneva
The highlight of any stay in the Lake Geneva Region, the cruises of the Lake Geneva General Navigation Company (CGN) can be tailor-made for your own private events. For small committees or big corporate events, for a meal or a day out, offer your guests an exclusive experience.
The must-do trip for all Swiss gourmet holidays, everyone will find something to enjoy on the Chocolate Train, whether it’s sweet or savoury. Departing from Montreux, the exceptional GoldenPass carriages carry their passengers to the mediaeval town of Gruyères and the Maison Cailler in Broc.
Casino Barrière de Montreux
Open daily, the Casino Barrière de Montreux is an invitation to a world of entertainment. Those with luck on their side love the many games on offer, music lovers discover the secrets of Queen and foodies can treat themselves in one of the three restaurants or on the terrace with a view of Lake Geneva.
The cog railway Montreux - Rochers-de-Naye
Take the cog railway from Montreux to the Rochers-de-Naye and take in one of the most stunning panoramic views in Switzerland, over the mountains of the Alps and Lake Geneva. Once here, there’s a whole host of family activities for visitors to enjoy.
Old Town of Montreux
Clinging to the steep slopes at the edge of the forest, the Old Town seems lost on the heights. Yet it does not take more than ten minutes walking from the lakeside to this picturesque area. And what a view! At the corner of an alley or a shop, lake, mountains and forests create a landscape that never ceases to surprise.
Glacier 3000, located at the highest point of the Vaudois Alps, is open all year round for winter activities for all! With its stunning views and wide range of activities on offer – including the Peak Walk, a unique suspension bridge linking two mountain peaks – Glacier 3000 is a must for your holidays in Switzerland !