Christmas at Montreux and Chillon

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8 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Tour departs from Gare Routiere Bus Station
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 6:30pm
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Get in the Swiss holiday spirit on this day trip from Geneva to Montreux, where you can browse and buy gifts at the Christmas Markets. You’ll also take a guided tour of Château de Chillon, a beautiful lakeside castle. On the way to Montreux, enjoy the drive through the beautiful Swiss countryside that surrounds Lake Geneva.

Nothing will get you more excited about Christmas time than a scenic winter day trip through the gorgeous Swiss countryside. You’ll depart Geneva, traveling north of Lake Geneva and through the Lausanne area to Montreux. In Montreux, the holiday spirit really shines through at the Christmas Markets, where you can simply browse or buy gifts and souvenirs.

You’ll then head to Château de Chillon, a beautiful castle with a dramatic position on Lake Geneva; the castle is one of Switzerland's most famous monuments. Enjoy a guided tour of the castle to learn more about its history, which dates back to the year 1005. The castle was made famous by a Lord Byron poem, The Prisoner of Chillon; Byron scratched his signature in the castle’s dungeon.

What's included

  • Coach transport
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fee to château de chillon

What isn't included

  • Food and beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop off