Situated between Lake Geneva and the Alps, Montreux enjoys a particularly pleasant climate and a gentle way of life, which, even in the 19th century, was already seducing the biggest names in literature and music. Montreux is famous for its gorgeous Belle Epoque buildings, flower-lined quays and the intimate and steep alleyways of its historic centre.
Listed as a UNESCO cultural heritage site since 2007, the land stretching from Lutry to Vevey has been shaped by human hands since the 11th century.
Proudly standing on its rocky island on Lake Geneva since the 12th century, Chillon Castle is the most visited historical monument in Switzerland.
Old City of Vevey
A few steps from Lake Geneva, the heart of the Old Town of Vevey reveals its pedestrian streets, terraces and cafés, boutiques and other curiosities.
Bordering Lake Geneva for almost seven kilometres, the flowery quays of Montreux offer a wonderful stroll between palm trees and plant sculptures.
Chaplin's World by Grévin
Explore Chaplin’s World – and the private life of one of the greatest geniuses in cinema.
Riviera Tour Cruise
Between lake and mountains, the Riviera is the Swiss landscape par excellence. Come and admire it from the open sea!
With an altitude of 2042 meters, the Rochers-de-Naye are the highest summit of the Montreux Riviera.
Excursions - train
Trains and Montreux Riviera have a great thing going between them. Each train journey provides its own unique views of the region.
Montreux Jazz Festival
30 June - 15 July 2023
Bringing together international artists and budding talents on the shores of Lake Geneva for over 50 years now, the MJF is a truly superlative event.
Glacier 3000, located at the highest point of the Vaudois Alps, is open all year round for winter activities for all!
Christmas in Montreux
23 November - 24 December 2023
For one month of the year, the whole of Montreux is transformed to celebrate Christmas. It’s an authentic, friendly, and carefree time of sharing.
Events in Montreux