Attractions

Top Choice Chateau in Montreux

Château de Chillon

From the Montreux waterfront, fairy-tale Chemin Fleuri (Floral Path) – a silky smooth promenade framed by flowerbeds positively tropical in colour and vivacity – snakes dreamily along the lake for 4km to the magnifi…
Top Choice Museum in Vevey

Chaplin's World

Opened in 2016, this engaging museum celebrates the life and work of iconic London-born film star Charlie Chaplin. Split between the neoclassical Manoir de Ban – the Corsier-sur-Vevey mansion where Chaplin spent his…
Top Choice Museum in Lausanne

Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts

The Palais de Rumine, where the Treaty of Lausanne was signed in 1923, safeguards the city’s Fine Arts museum, though in 2019, it will be relocating to Plateforme10. Works by Swiss and foreign artists, ranging from …
Top Choice Museum in Vevey

Alimentarium

Nestlé’s headquarters have been in Vevey since 1814, hence its presence in the form of this museum dedicated to nutrition and all things edible, past and present. Boring it is not. Its displays are clearly meant to …
Top Choice Bridge in Les Diablerets

Peak Walk by Tissot

On clear days the views from this world-first peak-to-peak footbridge are heaven-sent; think legendary Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn, plus Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The 107m-long walk, between View Point Peak (2965…
Top Choice Museum in Lausanne

Olympic Museum

Musée Olympique is easily Lausanne’s most lavish museum and an essential stop for sports buffs (and kids). State-of-the-art installations recount the Olympic story from its inception to the present day through video…
Top Choice Cathedral in Lausanne

Cathédrale de Notre Dame

Lausanne’s Gothic cathedral, Switzerland’s finest, stands proudly at the heart of the Old Town. Raised in the 12th and 13th centuries on the site of earlier, humbler churches, it lacks the lightness of French Gothic…
Top Choice Museum in Montreux

Queen: The Studio Experience

Queen recorded seven albums in this lovingly preserved studio (they also owned the joint from 1979 to 1993), and a visit here will give you a strong sense of their oeuvre and relationship with the town. Charming par…
Top Choice Historic Site in Vevey

Villa Le Lac

Declared a World Heritage Site in 2016, Villa Le Lac, built by world-renowned Swiss architect Le Corbusier between 1923 and 1924, is a must for architecture buffs. The little white lakefront house, with its function…
Top Choice Chateau in Aigle

Château d'Aigle

Aigle's beautiful little castle set against the backdrop of the Vaud Alps was built in the 12th century and looks like a mini-version of the Disneyland castle – straight out of a fairy-tale. Admission includes entry…