Lausanne and Montreux Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

301173


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Polish (fluent), German (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

A day excursion from Geneva to Montreux by train with a stop in Lausanne


Montreux is a traditional resort town on Lake Geneva. Situated between steep hills and the lakeside, it's known for its mild microclimate and the Montreux Jazz Festival. Charlie Chaplin, Ernest Hemingway, Freddie Mercury and several other people of world-renown lived or still live in this region. Mediterranean trees and Belle Époque buildings line the streets. Offshore is a medieval island castle, Château de Chillon.

We will explore the Old Town of Lausanne, drive through Lavaux with its terraced vineyards (the Swiss Riviera), stroll along the lakeshore and through the beautiful streets of Montreux, marvel at the breathtaking view of he lake and the Alps and visit the Castle of Chillon, if time allows.

I'm not a driver, but if you have your own vehicle available, we can make adjustments to the itinerary. Please contact me for details.

Itinerary

Geneva-Lausanne-Montreux-Geneva.

In Lausanne we will visit the old town (Fountain of Justice, Town Hall, Palace de la Rumine, Cathedral, stroll down the elegant street, rue du Bourg and take the metro until Ouchy, if time allows.

In Montreux we will stroll along the lakeshore and through small picturesque streets.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I can pick you up at your hotel in Geneva.

End location: TBD

Duration: 8 hours

This is a day tour and depending on how fast you walk and if you want to do any shopping, it can take little bit longer.

Transportation

We'll use the train to travel between cities.

What’s Included

My time and service as your guide, and my train ticket. We do not visit any museums and the visit of the cathedral in Lausanne is free of charge.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

80 CHF - You will need some cash for your lunch and souvenirs.
Your train ticket which is CHF 80.00.

What’s Extra

Your train ticket which is CHF 80.00.

Restrictions

I am not a driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

My day with Maria to Lausanne and Montreaux was one of the most informative and enjoyable days I have had exploring new areas. It was a privilege to spend time with and learn from Maria.
Sheryl Friend

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