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Why Go on a Tour of Montreux

The capital of the Swiss Riviera, fabulous Montreux, is an excellent place for a relaxing Swiss getaway. Nestled on the shores of the famous Lake Geneva at the foot of the majestic Alps, the hub boasts an amazing mild climate coupled with a striking variety of enchanting landscapes with snow-capped mountain peaks and endless vineyards. This lovely town is, indeed, a sparkling variety of luxurious hotels, making Montreux a resort of world scale!

Regarding the historic highlights to put on your Montreux itinerary, the most significant attraction is the 13th-century Chillon Castle which, by the way, is one of the country's symbols and the most visited monument in Switzerland. Gladly, this medieval fortress is open to the public so we bet you'll be extremely excited about setting off on a stroll around the castle's halls and winding dungeons to unveil some of its secrets, won't you?

To enhance your cultural program, you should also bear in mind that Montreux houses the annual jazz festival. In early July, for two weeks the town turns into a huge open-air music playground. So if you are a fan of timeless classics, you'll be pretty impressed!

Enthusiasts of sports and active lifestyle will be pleased by the range of outdoor activities Montreux has in store. Mountain hikes and cruises around Lake Geneva are only at the top of the list to consider adding on your Montreux our. The resort area boasts quite an impressive number of sports centers where you can do tennis, water skiing, and even visit the hippodrome.

To top it all, Montreux is a thriving winemaking town and a great place to experience Swiss cuisine. Every day local restaurants delight gourmets from all over the world with a wonderful selection of seafood and meat dishes, Swiss cheese and fine wines. So in case you're ready for an excellent holiday with a touch of chic, welcome to Montreux!

Top 3 Things to Do in Montreux

  • Set sail on a cruise around the picturesque Lake Geneva
  • Discover the mysteries of the medieval Chillon Castle
  • Enjoy the numerous sports activities the resort offers
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