Montreux everything to prepare your travels Montreux is Vaud commune in Switzerland which stands on the edge of Lake Geneva. This is a step not to jump before making a visit to Geneva, which is only forty kilometers. This city is one of the most tourist cities of the confederation. It organizes many festivals and events such as the Montreux Jazz Festival held in early summer vacation. This is an opportunity to take advantage of its wealth in tourism infrastructure such as luxury hotels, restaurants, popular bars, ski areas and Christmas markets. Escapade in Montreux. Best known for its famous Jazz Festival, Montreux is well worth some attention a bit tight for the charm of its old center and the picturesque Castle of Chillon, this one is located on a small island on Lake Geneva only a few meters from shore. Montreux is also an excellent base to explore the area and enjoy mountain activities. Around Montreux, do not miss: Vevey, beautiful small town and seat of Nestlé, for its Lavaux terraced vineyards landscape, Lausanne, Château d'Oex (a ski resort). Official website of the Swiss tourist office: comfortable stay in Montreux is located in the heart of the Swiss Riviera and is a step of choice during a route on the shores of Lake Geneva: about forty kilometers from Geneva via Lausanne and Vevey, then towards the Vaud Alps ... an itinerary can be followed by car, preserving freedom for a few breakaways in the countryside or by train:

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