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News 2018

Try your luck and win a stay in our region

Dec 4, 2018

Try your luck to win a night for 2 people in a 4 * hotel in the beautiful Montreux Riviera area, including a breakfast and the Montreux Riviera Card. You will also benefit from a daily ski pass "train + ski" Montreux - Rochers-de-Naye offered by the MOB per person. 1 bag will be provided by Mammut in addition to a nice lunch at the bar of Jaman and a 2½ hour ski lesson given by a ski teacher from the ski school of Montreux!

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Don't miss the Yourte in Lavaux from 5 November to 12 December 2018

Dec 3, 2018

Come to enjoy different wine and try traditional dishes in a exceptional place.

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Don't miss Everyone in chorus from December 14 to 16, 2018 at the Stravinsky Auditorium

Nov 26, 2018

Tous en Chœur is a non-profit association founded by a handful of music enthusiasts from both the Vaud Riviera and the French Riviera. Its aim is to bring together some 200 amateur choir members, including a large proportion of children and teenagers, a renowned artist and his musicians, and to present together concerts specially prepared for the occasion.

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Oysters and Villette on November 24, 2018 in Aran s/Vilette

Nov 19, 2018

For more than twenty years, at the end of November in Aran s/Villette, "Des Huîtres et du Villette" has been held. Hear the harmonious marriage of the oysters of Marennes Oléron and the admirable wines of the winegrowers of the Caveau de Villette, all served in one of the most beautiful corners of our beautiful Lavaux!

Don't miss Vevey Christmas from November 24 to December 31 2018 at the scanavin place in Vevey

Nov 14, 2018

Come and share the glass of friendship & giant carbonara to an Italiana music tune

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Don't miss the Moustachus Days

Nov 12, 2018

This year, on the weekend of 24 and 25 November, Chaplin's World is offering mustaches the opportunity to discover the most hairy of mustaches by supporting the Swiss Movember day and offering an entrance fee of CHF 5, all of which will go to the Swiss Movember association which fights for the health of men worldwide.

Fair of Saint-Martin

Nov 5, 2018

The Fair always takes place on the second Tuesday in November. It has become an important event in the fall when more and more merchants and shoppers come to visit these places. To be accepted at the fair, merchants must defend the values of the good saint, "Sharing and Solidarity".

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Don't miss the improvised festival from November 7 to 11, 2018

Nov 5, 2018

For its ninth consecutive year, this festival takes place at the Salle des Remparts at the Tour de Peilz on the shores of Lake Geneva. A plethora of improvisers, amateurs and professionals will follow one another on stage to make the audience laugh and move them with improvisation, all at affordable prices.

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Don't miss Festivitis 2018 on Saturday, November 3 in Rivaz

Oct 29, 2018

At Festivitis Rivaz, you can buy a tasting glass for 20 francs to discover the wines of the Rivaz winegrowers. As for gastronomy, at Festivitis you will find wild boar brooch and Bacchus fondue for hunting, as well as squash soup, brisolée and medieval poté at the medieval stand. On the cultural side, the programme also includes three major concerts at the Rivaz Church. Activities are also planned for children.

Don't miss Gospel for 100 Voices at the Stravinsky Auditorium on November 17

Oct 29, 2018

In the world of gospel music, it is a reference. Since its creation in 1998, "Gospel for 100 Voices" has toured all over the world, winning awards, panicking TV shows and delivering increasingly sophisticated concerts to the delight of their vast audience. The brand new show is to be discovered on November 17 at the Stravinsky Auditorium in Montreux as part of the Cultural Season.

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Fairmont le Montreux Palace welcomes Michel Jordi on November 2

Oct 24, 2018

Michel Jordi is a Swiss entrepreneur and watch designer. He created his first wristband business and watch boxes in 1971 at the age of 23. He is known for the creation of the brand “The CLIP”, a wristwatch-shaped watch that is worn everywhere except on the wrist and the Ethno watch.

Do not miss the VIFFF from October 25 to 28 in Vevey

Oct 22, 2018

From October 25 to 28, four days to discover the best of international comedy with as guests of honor: Eric and Ramzy.

Empreintes du temps

Oct 22, 2018

At the Galerie de L'Atelier in Corseaux, 30 local and international artists will present their artistic dossier during the ART MUSIQUE ARCHITECTURE event

Do not miss Montreux Oniria Festival from 14 to 16 sept

Sep 13, 2018

See you on the 14 to 16 September 2018 at the Montreux Music & Convention Center 2m2c, in a brand new thematic setting. In this year's edition, an electro party with DJ ranked in the world's top 100, a 90's / 2000's evening with the stars of these decades and, for the first time, an evening El Mundo with the best of Latino / urban sounds

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Les éphémères de la Châ

Sep 4, 2018

For its second edition, Les Éphémères de La Châ invites you to participate in an evening rich in emotions. On the menu, a culinary festival simmered by Régis Rath, three DJs to spice up the atmosphere and a La Châ restaurant revisited by Franck Bouroullec. Booking is recommended !

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Do not miss the Route des îles on September 14th and 15th

Sep 2, 2018

It is a Regatta of 50 miles (90 km) which is similar to the Bol d'Or whose course connects the 2 emblematic islands of Lake Geneva: the island of Peilz in Villeneuve and that of the Harp in Rolle. There will also be the opportunity for non-sailors to follow the regatta aboard a passenger boat (60 people) or to stay at the port to follow the regatta in real time on the big screen.

Do not miss Wines and fishes of the Lake Geneva on september 1st to Cully

Sep 1, 2018

Every year, on the first Saturday of September, the winery’s winemakers set up stall on the Place d'Armes to tickle your taste buds in an idyllic setting !

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Farmer's market in the old town of Montreux

Aug 29, 2018

To celebrate the return to the old town, organic farming is knocking at your door. The espalnade of the rue du Pont will welcome an archaeologist farmer of organic fruits and vegetables, cheeses and local products from Wednesday, August 29th and following from 8:30 to 12:30.

Do not miss the Montreux Ladies Open from September 2 to 9

Aug 16, 2018

The legendary Montreux Tennis Club will provide the perfect setting for a competitive and glamorous event.

Do not miss the Freddie Mercury celebration days from september 7 to 9

Jul 31, 2018

Every year since 2003, during the first weekend of September, a special homage is paid to the tremendous star, Freddie Mercury, singer icon of the British pop group, Queen, who was a great admirer of the city of Montreux, and died in 1991.

Do not miss the montreux trail festival from July 26 to 29, 2018

Jul 6, 2018

Discover the programming of groups that will make you vibrate, hop, kick, sing, dance, and go on the big stage of the Market Square in Montreux!

Grand Hotel du Lac in Vevey celebrates 150 years

Jul 4, 2018

The five-star establishment on the shores of Lake Geneva is celebrating its 150th anniversary in various events, offers and packages, thanks to the customers that visitors from near and far can immerse themselves in the history of the establishment and discover the news.

Book your ticket for the Hubert Reeves conference!

Jul 3, 2018

Book your ticket for the conference "the man and the future of life on earth" by Hubert Reeves on November 15, 2018

Montreux Jazz Festival program is here!

Apr 17, 2018

Discover the program of Montreux Jazz Festival 2018!

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Interactive guided tours at Chillon castle

Mar 27, 2018

Discover Chillon Castle every Sunday with an interactive guided tour in German, French and English (free with castle admission ticket). Come meet a character in costume and discover Chillon Castle as well as its temporary exhibition. Tour in French or in English, free with castle admission ticket. From 1st April, every Sunday: 2.00 pm Free, interactive guided tour in German 3.00 pm Free, interactive guided tour in French 4.00 pm Free, interactive guided tour in English

The 50th anniversary of Blonay-Chamby!

Mar 19, 2018

In 2018, Bonay-Chamby celebrates 50 years of service! To mark this unique birthday, several events will be held over the course of the year, kicking off with the Snow Train on the weekend of 3-4 March. Old steam trains will be commemorated with a series of festivals and events. Find out about all of the events taking place at Blonay-Chamby!

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Montreux Jazz 2018's poster

Feb 1, 2018

The Montreux Jazz Festival, together with the Festival Images Vevey, entrusted contemporary artist Christian Marclay with creating the poster for the 52nd edition, for which the program will be unveiled on April 17th. The cyanotype process, used for the first time on a Festival poster, illustrates music and the ways it is listened to in a magnetic blue.

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Guided city tours in Montreux Riviera

Jan 24, 2018

Let us take you on a guided walk – a two hours stroll by the lake and through historic sites to discover the little-known attractions of our towns on the Lake of Geneva Riviera.

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News 2017

With the family at the museums

Oct 25, 2017

On Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November 2018, the museums of the Vaud Riviera are organising their 19th "Family with Museums" weekend. An opportunity for families to enjoy a privileged moment of complicity and discovery.

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UNESCO & US

Oct 20, 2017

From 2 November 2017 to 31 August 31 2018, the Brotherhood of Winegrowers Museum is putting on a new temporary exhibition entitled UNESCO & NOUS (UNESCO & us). The museum's Winegrowers' Festival is inscribed on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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Fine dining in Montreux Riviera!

Oct 19, 2017

The new Gault & Millau 2018 guide is out, showcasing the region's best eateries. This year, the famous guide features six new restaurants! Montreux Riviera boasts 368 G&M points with an impressive 26 restaurants listed in the guide. For the ultimate dining experience, get your guide now!

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Chocolates inspired by walkways

Oct 9, 2017

Artisanal chocolate maker Olivier Fuchs has created a series of chocolates whose flavours are inspired by different walking paths. The chocolates come in a pocket-sized case which also contain directions for each route. The four slivers of mouthwatering Grand Cru chocolate make for delicious refreshments along the journey. Montreux Riviera walks: Lavaux: "LAKE VINEYARDS" Lutry - Grandvaux. Prealps: "BETWEEN THE EARTH AND THE SKY" Le Molard. Chablais: "GARDENS AT THE END OF THE LAKE" Villeneuve – Les Grangettes

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Artwork in Les Rochers-de-Naye

Sep 13, 2017

French artist Saype has created a gigantic mountainside artwork in Les Rochers-de-Naye to mark the 125th anniversary of the Goldenpass train line. This temporary 6,000 m2 sculpture was made with more than 600 litres of biodegradable paint and is called "Story of the future". Make sure you climb the summit before it disintegrates!

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Chillon Castle wins wine award!

Sep 11, 2017

Chillon Castle was chosen from the ten finalists at the first ever Swiss wine tourism awards held in Cully last weekend. The Chillon Castle Foundation said it was delighted and proud of this recognition which resulted from a team effort. The Chillon Castle team works with Badoux-Vins to produce wine.

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Grandi Workshop

Sep 6, 2017

To celebrate their father and uncle, the De Grandi brothers have opened a museum in Corseaux. Built by Sartoris, the villa where Italo and Vincent De Grandi worked opened to the public on Thursday, 7 September 2017.

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Lavaux winegrowers' hotline

Aug 8, 2017

Call 0840 840 800 to find out where you can enjoy a glass of local wine! Montreux-Vevey Tourisme, a group of wine-tourism-certified vineyards and Lavaux Patrimonie mondial now provide a daily hotline between 9 am and 8 pm. You won't go thirsty!

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Sports celebrated in Montreux

Jun 9, 2017

Montreux has inaugurated a new statue of athlete Li Ning, who holds a total of 106 gold medals, on its quays! The date 8 June 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the Montreux Swiss Gymnastics Federation. Local gymnasts wanted to honour the city with a modern-day emblem which also representing the values of sport.



News 2016

US star rapper Ty Dolla $ign's last video filmed in Montreux Riviera

Nov 30, 2016

Discover the latest video clip from the US artist Ty Dolla $ign filmed last Summer in Montreux and surroundings. A stunning tribute to the beauty of the area through some of it's most emblematic sites!

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