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Do not miss the then kilometers of Riviera

Oct 8, 2018

The ten kilometers of Riviera is a demonstration which aims at making a hyphen between the municipalities of Villeneuve and Montreux through a running which will take place between both cities. The departure and the arrival of the race will take place to Villeneuve.

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Do not miss Combat des reines on October 20th in Avants

Oct 4, 2018

For the second year, the course of the Châtelard School is transformed into an arena for bovine gladiatrices. On the program: action, animations and stands.

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Enjoy an outdoor raclette at the Pleiades!

Sep 19, 2018

Want a squeegee as tasty as odd? The MOB rack railway takes you through a majestic and enchanting scenery to Les Pléiades. There, you just need to get your raclette kit in the restaurant, find a little piece of heaven and enjoy your delicious raclette. Legendary trains, breathtaking views, majestic nature and tasty gastronomy. What more?

Live the festival images until September 30

Sep 14, 2018

The first outdoor photography festival in Switzerland, the Festival Images takes place every two years, from mid-September to the beginning of October in Vevey.

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

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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