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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 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 Swiss in Vevey

Denis Martin

Charismatic and engaging, chef Denis Martin is one of the country’s biggest names in Swiss contemporary cooking and molecular cuisine. His tasting menu – think Michelin-starred – is a thrilling succession of 20-odd …
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 Swiss in Vevey

Café Tivoli

The little town of Châtel-St-Denis, 13km northeast of Vevey via the A12, warrants a visit solely for its legendary fondue moitié-moitié (made with Gruyére and Vacherin Fribourgeois) cooked up at this much-loved, fam…
Top Choice Swiss in Vevey

La Crémerie

Friendly staff and a relaxed, unpretentious environment make this family-friendly Swiss eatery with adjacent laiterie (dairy), specializing in the ubiquitous moitié-moitié fondue (made from a combination of Gruyére …
Top Choice Pub in Vevey

Le Non-Stop

This bar-and-burger joint looks more like a British pub than anything else, and the crowd that mills around it smiling all day certainly adds to that impression, but it's actually a hot spot for some pretty serious …
Mountain in Vevey

Mont Pélerin

Ride the GoldenPass funicular from Vevey (Sfr14, 11 minutes, every 20 minutes) through vineyards to the village of Chardonne, and onwards to the foot of this, the Lavaux’s highest mountain (1080m). View not yet good…
Museum in Vevey

Musée Jenisch

This museum exhibits Swiss art from the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as a broad collection of works on paper by international artists. Check out the special section on Oskar Kokoschka, the Viennese expressionist…
Museum in Vevey

Musée Suisse du Jeu

An amusing spot for kids, the Swiss Game Museum has games arranged by theme – educational, strategic, simulation, skill and chance – and there are several you can play, including outdoor ones in the elegant waterfro…