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Chillon Castle in Montreux

Essential Montreux

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Chillon Castle in Montreux
Tourists flock to Montreux for inspiration or just to find their way through the stunning hilltop Old Town or across the beautiful flowered promenade. Come see it for yourself with this 5-day spellbinding adventure in the heart of Swiss Riviera.
Cultural
Independent tours

Highlights

Admission to Olympic Museum, Chaplin’s World and Chillon Castle

Cruise on Lake Geneva, Chocolate Train excursion, and Glacier 3000 (Tue, Thu and Sat only)

Located in the heart of the Swiss Riviera, the region around Montreux and Lausanne offers a diverse scenery with the tranquil Lake Geneva on one side and snow-capped mountains peaks on the other. This stunning stretch of sunny boulevards and palm trees never ceases to suprise with a host of spectacular alpine treasures at every corner. Your alpine quest begins with a cruise across Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle, considered as the most beautiful castle in Switzerland, followed by a visit to Chaplin’s World and Olympic Museum. Experience the thrill of Glacier 3000 with lots of alpine activities and hop on the Chocolate Train for a luxurious trip to Gruyere and Broc, the land of chocolates and cheese.

2020 DEPARTURES
Departs daily from 01 May to 25 October.

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Included

2nd class rail travel as per itinerary
4-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
Admission to Olympic Museum, Chaplin’s World and Chillon Castle
Cruise on Lake Geneva from Montreux
Excursion on the Chocolate Train
Guided excursion to Glacier 3000 (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday only)
4 breakfasts

Itinerary

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Day 1
Zürich - Montreux

Upon arrival, transfer via rail from Zürich Airport to Montreux and make your way to your hotel. This afternoon, relax on a cruise across Lake Geneva to Chillon Castle. The famous medieval castle is considered by many to be the most beautiful castle in Switzerland. Wonder around the castle at leisure, before returning by lake cruise to Montreux.

Day 2
Vevey

Set off to Vevey and Chaplin’s World. Here, you will embark on the magical world of cinema. This site is dedicated to the life and works of Charlie Chaplin. In the afternoon, venture to Lausanne to discover the spirit and heritage of the Games at the nearby Olympic Museum and later enjoy some free time in Lausanne before returning to Montreux.

Breakfast
Day 3
Glacier 3000

Enjoy a fun packed escorted day excursion to Glacier 3000. This place is a snowy wonderland for outdoor and adventure enthusiasts where a fantastic panoramic view awaits.

Breakfast
Day 4
Chocolate Train

Spend a delightful day travelling on the Swiss Chocolate Train, from Montreux to Gruyère and Broc. Sample the famous specialties of chocolate and cheese.

Breakfast
Day 5
Montreux

Tour ends after breakfast at the hotel.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French, Swiss - German, Italian, Romansh
Currency
SWISS FRANC
4 nights
from AUD1,668
per person, twin share
Zurich (Daily)
01 May - 25 October 2020
Switzerland Brochure
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