Montreux, Switzerland nestles in a sheltered Lake Geneva Leman bay, surrounded by vineyards and breathtaking backdrop of snow covered Alps.

The montreux Jazz Festival which takes place in June/July and features concerts on a variety of stages and parks is very famous.

Because of the exceptionally mild climate it is called the capital of the Vaud Riviera.

Plants associated with the Mediterranean, such as pines, cypresses and palm trees grow here, thanks to the lake micro climate.


Charlie Chaplin, Freddie Mercury and several other famous people of world-renown lived and continue to live on the Vaud Riviera.


The long, flower-bordered lake promenade which links Vevey and Montreux going all the way to Chillon Castle is simply asking to be strolled along.

 Many of the houses along the lakeside road, including the magnificent Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, date from the hayday of the Belle Epoque.

Enjoy a day trip in Switzerland to also visit Vevey, Morges, Chillon’s Castle, you can drive all around the lake back to Annecy via Evian les Bains. To use the Swiss motorways, you will need to buy a vignette that you can use for a year.

If you need a taxi from Annecy to Montreux, please contact me for a free quote