Plein Ciel Tower

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  • Address: Mont Pelerin, Vevey, Switzerland
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: 14 CHF
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids, Tower

Located on the Mont Pelerin (1080 meters altitude), telecommunications tower Plein Ciel is one of the tallest towers in Europe. It measures 123 meters high. You can take the elevator ride too which is 5 CHF. To climb to the tower, start a walk of around 3 kilometers for vertical drop of 300 meters. Along the way, take time to admire the panoramic view of the Lavaux vineyards, and the town of Vevey.

The tower is open from Easter to October and you can also choose to go up by lift. The climb although by lift is charged for and it’s always better to go climbing yourself. 

Plein Ciel Tower Travel Tips

  • Be medically fit to take the hike.
  • Keep yourself stocked with water.
  • Can be visited anytime.

How to Reach Plein Ciel Tower

From Vevey train station

  • Take the vineyard train and stop at “Vevey- Funi" .
  • Take bus No. 201 from any bus stop and stop at “Vevey funicular “.
  • Then take the funicular "Vevey - Chardonne - Mont Pelerin " to Mont Pelerin.

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  • Plein Ciel Tower Address: Mont Pelerin, Vevey, Switzerland
  • Plein Ciel Tower Timing: 24-hrs
  • Plein Ciel Tower Price: 14 CHF
  • Best time to visit Plein Ciel Tower(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Plein Ciel Tower: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 31.01% of people who visit Vevey include Plein Ciel Tower in their plan

  • 28.57% of people start their Plein Ciel Tower visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Plein Ciel Tower

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Plein Ciel Tower

People normally club together Charlie Chaplin Statue and Alimentarium Food Museum while planning their visit to Plein Ciel Tower.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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