Attractions

Top Choice Chateau in Montreux

Château de Chillon

From the Montreux waterfront, fairy-tale Chemin Fleuri (Flower 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 Olympique

Musée Olympique is easily Lausanne’s most lavish museum and an essential stop for sports buffs (and kids). Thoroughly revamped in 2014, the state-of-the-art installations recount the Olympic story from its inception…
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 Historic Site in Montreux

Queen 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 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 …
Square in Lausanne

Place de la Palud

In the heart of the Vieille Ville (Old Town), this 9th-century medieval market square – pretty as a picture – was originally bogland. For five centuries it has been home to the city government, now housed in the 17t…
Monument in Montreux

Freddie Mercury Statue

Year round, fresh flowers adorn the feet of this 3m-tall statue of Freddie Mercury in front of Montreux’ old covered market on the waterfront. Created by Czech sculptor Irena Sedlecká, it's lovingly dedicated to Mer…
Museum in Montreux

Musée de Montreux

Displays range from Roman finds and period furniture to thimbles and street signs at Montreux’ local history museum, situated inside an old winegrower’s house.
Gardens in Montreux

La Rambertia

Lovely Alpine garden with around 1000 plants. A 10-minute walk from the Rochers de Naye cogwheel train station.