Lavaux and the Montreux Riviera in one day.

Do you have a whole day to devote to discovering Lavaux and the Montreux Riviera? We have come up with two itineraries for exploring the region purely by public transport. Don’t forget to choose a seat overlooking the lake!

1st itinerary:

  1. Hop on board the train to Vevey, then head on up to the village of Chexbres with the Train des Vignes.
    To the timetable
  2. Continue your tour with a stroll through the vineyard until you reach the charming village of Rivaz, where you’ll take a wine tasting break at Lavaux VinoramaLink opens in new window..
  3. Go back down to Vevey for lunch and enjoy wandering through the old town.
    To the timetable
  4. Then carry on to Veytaux-Chillon to visit the magnificent Chillon Castle.Link opens in new window.
    To the timetable
  5. See Lausanne by boat to really top off your day.
    To the timetable

2nd itinerary:

  1. Take the train to Montreux and admire the exceptional view from the shores of Lake Geneva during the journey. 
    To the timetable
  2. When you arrive in Montreux, catch the rack-railway train right up to Rochers-de-Naye for a nature walk and enjoy a magnificent view of the Alps and Lake Geneva. 
    To the timetable
  3. Then return to Montreux for a well-earned meal in one of the town’s many restaurants. 
    To the timetable
  4. Continue your trip to Vevey, where you can visit the former residence of Charlie Chaplin, which has been converted into a museum dedicated to the artist. 
    To the timetable
  5. End your day with a return trip by boat to Lausanne-Ouchy. A busy day of breath-taking nature and culture.
    To the timetable
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