The Best Things To Do in Montreux

Montreux, located on the banks of Lake Geneva is one of the most beautiful locations in Switzerland and one of the most famous destinations in the world. The city boasts a breath-taking backdrop of the Alps, vineyards, woods, magnificent architecture, the picturesque lanes, historical sights, exclusive shopping facilities, musical stage performances and numerous annual festivals that attract tourists from all across the globe and are the main attractions of the city.

The best way to have a complete experience of this elegant paradise amidst the Alps is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Montreux which include taking tours of the Château de Chillon, Gorges du Chauderon, Queen Studio Experience, Musee De Montreux, St Vincent Evangelical Church and the Plexus Art Gallery. Other top destinations take you closer to nature and provide you with an opportunity to admire the picturesque beauty of the landscape, including the Rochers-de-naye, Golden Pass Line, Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, Marmots Paradise, Gstaad, Montreux Noël and the Narcissus Trails. Other top attractions in Montreux include Lantern Trail of Les Pléiades, Christmas Market, Old Montreux and Swiss Chocolate Train. One can even go trekking at one of the many hiking trails around the town and indulge in some water sports at the Lake Geneva. The Mediterranean temperatures perfectly blend with this picturesque town of Montreux, transforming it into a perfect vacation hotspot for everyone.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Montreux, Switzerland

Must see places in Montreux ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Montreux and point of interests to visit.

  1. Chateau De Chillon

    #1 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Chateau De Chillon

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Avenue de Chillon 21, 1820 Veytaux, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Imagine the castle you’ve read in fairy tales, growing up, take form in front of your eyes! The Chateau de Chillonis one of the grandest sights of Switzerland and obviously, a must see…a ...Read more

  2. Freddie Mercury Memorial Statue

    #2 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Freddie Mercury Memorial Statue

    Tags: Memorial, Statue

    Address: Place du Marche, 1820 Montreux, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    In the history of music, there have only a handful of artists that are widely associated with within the music listening community. One such artist was the lead singer of a classic rock British band- ...Read more

  3. Golden Pass Line

    #3 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Golden Pass Line

    Tags: Scenic Drive, Tour, Train Ride

    Address: CP 1426, Montreux1820 , Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Switzerland is known for the stunning vistas that literally take your breath away. Every time you turn a corner, a picture perfect moment awaits! There are special tours and rides you can take, called...Read more

  4. Rochers-de-naye

    #4 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Rochers-de-naye

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Hiking Trail, Restaurant

    Address: Montreux, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At a height of 2,042m, threaded with forest, secluded villages, caves and wildlife, is how Rochers-de-Naye can be defined. Giving perfect panoramic view of Lake Geneva and the Vaud, Valais, Bern and F...Read more

  5. Lakeside Promenade Fleuri

    #5 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Lakeside Promenade Fleuri Image
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    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Hiking Trail, Nature

    Address: Montreux, Switzerland, Montreux, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Known for its scenic beauty Montreux can be best explored on foot and when it comes to exploring, the pathway along the Riviera Promenade turns out to be the best option. This Promenade stretches from...Read more

  6. Swiss Chocolate Train

    #6 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Swiss Chocolate Train Image
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    Tags: Outdoors, Tour, Entertainment

    Address: Bahnhof, 1820 Montreux, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:55 am - 05:40 pm Details

    Swiss chocolates and cheese are favorites all over the world, so is its railway. Hence, visiting Switzerland and not having Swiss chocolate or taking a trip in any of its trains, is a serious crime.&n...Read more

  7. Old Montreux

    #7 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Old Montreux

    Tags: Church, Museum, Outdoors, Town

    Address: Rue du pont, Montreux, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Hidden at the edge of the forest, just adjacent to the steep slopes, this old town is somewhere lost between the hills.  Though the height might seem to be unachievable, the journey will take you...Read more

  8. Christmas Market

    #8 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Christmas Market

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Market

    Address: Place du Marche, quays, Grand - Rue

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Come in winter and you get to visit the biggest Christmas market of Montreux. Featuring around 150 decorated and illuminated chalets along the quays of Geneva’s lake, this market do remarks the ...Read more

  9. Corniche Lavaux Vineyards

    #9 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Corniche Lavaux Vineyards

    Tags: Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Nature, Vineyard

    Address: Lavaux, Montreux, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Explore the famous Vineyard Terraces of Lavaux! Situated between Laussanne and Montreux, stretching for around 30 kilometer, Lavaux welcomes you with its best treasure called wine. The view of this re...Read more

  10. Queen Studio Experience

    #10 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Queen Studio Experience

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance

    Address: Rue du Theatre 9 | Casino Barrière de Montreux, Montreux 1820, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:30 am - 10:00 pm Details

    If rock music is your genre, visit the studio that showcases some of the finest work of the famous rock band, named Queen. Studio displays those recording instruments, handwritten original versions of...Read more

  11. Marmots Paradise

    #11 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Marmots Paradise

    Tags: Wildlife Park, Educational Site

    Address: Rochers-de-Naye, Montreux CH-1820 ,Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Hike the rocky path along Rochers-de-Naye and at the top you get to see this beautiful wildlife park, names Marmot’s Paradise. Though the mountain has been mostly conquered by the human habitat,...Read more

  12. Musee De Montreux

    #12 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Musee De Montreux

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: 1820 Montreux, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Overlooking the train station at Montreux is a cluster of 17th century buildings, which were monopolized by the wealthy wine merchants of that time. Not only is what’s inside the building is imp...Read more

  13. Alpengarten La Rambertia

    #13 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Alpengarten La Rambertia

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden, Nature

    Address: Rochers-de-Naye, Montreux, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    With Marmot’s Paradise, Rocher-sde-Naye also welcomes you with a beautiful botanical garden of Alpine trees, commonly known as Alpengarten La Rambertia. Surrounded by beautiful rocks and preserv...Read more

  14. Plexus Art Gallery

    #14 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    Plexus Art Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum, View Point, Walking Area

    Address: Rue du Lac, 61, Montreux 1815, Switzerland

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    Standing on the ground of the Villa Murillo, makes this gallery a beautiful place to pay a visit. It was built in 1894 and 1897, under the guidance of popular architect name Eugene Jost. In the interi...Read more

  15. St Vincent Evangelical Church

    #15 of 116 Things To Do in Montreux
    St Vincent Evangelical Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Rue du Temple, Montreux 1820, Switzerland

    Located in the old town, this church is worth visit, not solely for religious purpose but also for its interior work and surrounding beauty. History says; the church used to be the center of the paris...Read more

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