The Château du Châtelard (privately owned) is a real palace inside a fortress that was built in the 15th century. It overlooks Clarens and its vineyards.
A few steps from the castle of “Châtelard”, discover the small village of Tavel. Meander through the small lanes of this village and why not finish your walk through the forest “la Foge“.
Châtelard stop (MOB).
From Montreux station take the MOB and enjoy the spectacular view that offers this route. Exit at the stop “Châtelard” and take the time to enjoy the beautiful panorama of Montreux Riviera.
This village was made famous by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who set the adventures of his heroine La Nouvelle Héloïse here. Its flower-lined quays and the private artificial island of Salagnon are overlooked by the Château des Crêtes (privately owned).
This district contains many residential villas (private) dating from the 19th century, each of which has unique architecture. Along the lake shore.
Montreux enjoys a protected position between the lake and the mountains, which ensures a mild and pleasant microclimate throughout the year. Visitors particularly enjoy the flower-lined quays, the view of the lake and the Alps, and the charming Belle Epoque architecture. These features have attracted a number of famous personalities, including Freddie Mercury.
Train des Rochers-de-Naye.
A picturesque rack-railway train will take you to an altitude of more than 2000 metres in 45 minutes, from where you can enjoy unforgettable views of Lake Geneva and the Alps. The exceptional location of Rochers-de-Naye offers a number of attractions including a magnificent Alpine garden and different walking trails.
Nestled between Montreux and Veytaux, Terrier’s port, flower-lined quays and Belle Epoque architecture make it a popular place for a stroll. At the beginning of the 20th century, the Orient-Express stopped here, turning the town into a seaside resort popular with famous figures such as Sissi, Empress of Austria.
Quayside along the lake shore.
Quays lined with exotic flowers and palm trees, offering a view of the mountain panorama.
The Territet–Glion funicular has connected the hills above Montreux with the shores of Lake Geneva since 1883. It is among the steepest in the world.
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