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Discover and admire

In Search of Lost Time – Marcel Proust …

«Feel that little breeze? Oh, say what you like, life has something to offer despite everything.»

Key Facts

Good to know

Location: Swiss Riviera/Canton of Vaud, directly at Lake Geneva and the Alps.

Currency/Payment: Swiss franc.

Language: Montreux is part of Francophone Switzerland.

Time zone: Central European Time.

Arrival: By car, you will require a vignette, or toll sticker, which can be obtained at the country border.

Check-in: 3pm, Check-out: 12 noon

Pets: Animals are welcome; however, they must be announced beforehand and are subject to an individual surcharge.

Climate: Montreux has a unique microclimate, which is why the flora is dominated by palm trees.

Destination Montreux

Questions & Answers


Why a visit is worthwhile

You will experience it quickly, the special flair of the Swiss Riviera, in the midst of Montreux. Whether while enjoying beautiful nature, creative culinary delights, or this very special lifestyle. Whoever comes to Montreux can feel the vivre par excellence. An unmistakeable manner of being. The worldwide popularity of our town is of course also based on festivals with an international reputation. But there is much more to discover, which we call the Fashion of Life.

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We give you the best insider tips

Whether you come on business or for pleasure, for a creative break or for the lively pulse of Montreux – the Suisse Majestic Team is there to prepare you perfectly for your trip and to support you during your stay. Avail of our knowledge about this unique region and be enthused by the charm and charisma of its people.


An introduction

We know it from many sources. A trip to Montreux and spending time here, at Lake Geneva and the Alps, changes your perspective. A positive calm descends, which yearns for a love of life and produces creativity. The more we know about your reasons for visiting us, the better we can advise you. So do let us know at any time how exactly we can help you. We look forward to speaking with you.

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Locations to discover

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Hard to believe

Montreux, the vibrant heart of the Belle Époque, is thrilling. Believe us. We would love to introduce you not only to our city, but also to the whole region during your stay. Therefore, we have added a few impressions and destinations, activities and sights. Certainly, merely a foretaste, but one that is worthwhile.

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Lavaux, UNESCO Vineyard Terraces

One of the largest contiguous vineyard areas in Switzerland, awarded by the UNESCO. Whether you are a wine buff or not, beside excellent wine products, the views of Lake Geneva and the Alps are breathtaking and shouldn’t be missed.

Distance: 15 km
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On the rails

Cog railway

Unique and breathtaking. Taking the cog railway from Montreux up to Rochers des Naye will last less than one hour where the journey is an amazing experience by itself. Try it out and get rewarded with an astonishing panoramic view.

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Freddy Mercury

The link between famous musician and artist Freddy Mercury and the city of Montreux is visible everywhere. So is the Freddy Mercury statue right on the promenade next to Lake Geneva.

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Chillon castle

First mentioned in records around 1150, Chillon castle incorporates three major periods. Built on a rock, Chillon castle served as a checkpoint between northern and southern Europe. Nowadays, Chillon castle offers its guests guided tours, remarkable exhibitions and many other event highlights

Distance: 3 km

Music and culture in Montreux


A carefree lifestyle

Montreux stands for a carefree lifestyle directly on the Swiss Riviera. But the city has also always been the perfect starting point for nearby cities and sights.

Easy to reach

• Gstaad: 58 km
• Pull: 30 km
• Yverdon: 62 km
• Bulle: 37 km
• Evian: 37 km
• Vevey: 7 km
• Lausanne: 30 km

• Grandvaux: 27 km
• Fribourg: 61 km
• Lutry: 23 km
• Martigny: 42 km
• Sion: 67 km
• Morges: 45
• Nyon: 71 km

How to get here

Avenue des Alpes 45
1820 Montreux


Also useful to know

If you arrive by car, there is a public parking lot within walking distance.

Montreux Railway Station is only a short distance away and makes arriving by train a pleasure.

There are banks in Montreux where you can exchange currency.

The hotel and the region accept all usual credit cards.

Geneva Airport (GVA)

The nearest airport is Geneva, and it can be reached in around 1 hour by rail or car.


Use the Google route planner and observe the speed limits in Switzerland. This is for your own and others’ safety. Otherwise, the penalties can be expensive.


The SBB is the Swiss Railway Company. You can buy tickets online from its website, and railway stations in Switzerland have ticket vending machines that take credit cards and cash.

Where the joyfulness and sensitivity of a long lost era still unfold.