The Best Things To Do In Vevey, Switzerland

Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva. Vevey is known for being the final home of comedy legend Charlie Chaplin and is home to the world headquarters of the food giant Nestlé. Today the city boasts some of the most pristine views of the Alps, vineyards, Old Town, better museums, landmarks, and shops, all set in an extraordinarily mild climate, making Vevey one of the most sought after travel destinations in the world.

The best way to have a taste of the culture and the lifestyle of this city is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Vevey, which include catching a glimpse of the iconic Charlie Chaplin Statue, Nestle Headquarters, Villa Le Lac and the Lavaux Golf Club. The city has numerous museums and when in the city, visiting at least one of the museums is a must. The most prominent museums in the city are Alimentarium Food Museum, Swiss Museum of Games, Swiss Museum Of Cameras, Jenisch Arts And Cantonal Stamp Museum and the Musee L'histoire De Vevey. Other top things to do when in Vevey include visiting the Eglise Notre Dame, taking a drive through the Wine road, taking part in a Steamer cruise and relaxing at the palm-tree and flower adorned shore of Lake promenade. The city also hosts various festivals like the Cully Jazz Festival during the month of April or May and the Street Artists' Festival during the month of August and it is a must to take part in these festivals or at least witness the fun. Vevey is a modern, regional centre which provides you with an unforgettable experience and promises to make your visit a memorable one.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Vevey, Switzerland

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  1. Charlie Chaplin Statue

    #1 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Charlie Chaplin Statue

    Tags: Landmark, Statue

    Address: Quai Perdonnet, Vevey, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Charlie Chaplin, performing artist, screenwriter and film maker, and the well known tramp in the film "Advanced Times", lived in the Manoir de Ban in Vevey. At the point when Charlie Chaplin (London, ...Read more

  2. Alimentarium Food Museum

    #2 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Alimentarium Food Museum

    Tags: Museum, Entertainment, Specialty Museum

    Address: Quai Perdonnet 25, 1800 Vevey, Switzerland

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

    The first food museum in the world opened up in 1985. The museum is dedicated to the city and food by none other than Nestle which has its headquarters in Vevey. There is a host of activities to do in...Read more

  3. Nestle Headquarters

    #3 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Nestle Headquarters

    Tags: Exhibition

    Address: Nestlé S.A., Avenue Nestlé 55, 1800 Vevey, Switzerland

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

    Nestle is a household name for most of the population in the world. A lesser known fact about Nestle is, it was founded in 1905 in Vevey, Switzerland. The town is still known the maximum for housing t...Read more

  4. Swiss Museum Of Games

    #4 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Swiss Museum Of Games

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Entertainment, Specialty Museum

    Address: Musee Suisse du Jeu, Au Chateau Case postale 9, 1814 La Tour-de-Peilz

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    With a lovely hall and chateau downstairs, this place has a variety of games to offers on the top floor. You can literally spend days here. You can not only learn about every other game but also play ...Read more

  5. Villa Le Lac

    #5 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Villa Le Lac

    Tags: Landmark, Leisure

    Address: 21 route de Lavaux, Vevey 1802, Switzerland

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

    Gem of ingenuity and functionalism, the Villa "Le Lac" is an architectural masterpiece. Developed by Le Corbusier in the 1920s is famous for its “white villas ". Veritable laboratory of modern i...Read more

  6. Swiss Museum Of Cameras

    #6 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Swiss Museum Of Cameras

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Grande Place 99, 1800 Vevey, Switzerland

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    An extraordinary specialty museum that displays the historical backdrop of the advancement of photography from the most initial days to the present day digitized working. Here you will find heavenly d...Read more

  7. Plein Ciel Tower

    #7 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Plein Ciel Tower

    Tags: Landmark, Tower

    Address: Mont Pelerin, Vevey, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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...Read more

  8. Jenisch Arts And Cantonal Stamp Museum

    #8 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Jenisch Arts And Cantonal Stamp Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Avenue de la gare 2, Vevey 1800, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Second Vaud Canton Art Museum, the Musée Jenisch Vevey gathered throughout its significant history collections of works on paper - prints and drawings from all periods - which constitute more t...Read more

  9. Lavaux Golf Club

    #9 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Lavaux Golf Club

    Tags: Outdoors, Golf Course, Games

    Address: Lavaux Golf Club, Vevey, Switzerland

    Ideally located between Lausanne and Montreux, a range of drive of Lake Geneva and the Lavaux vineyards , Lavaux Golf club has a very attractive environment . It is spread perfectly over a site full o...Read more

  10. Church Of St. Vervara

    #10 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Church Of St. Vervara

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: 12, rue des Communaux, Vevey 1800,Switzerland

    Church of St. Vervara is an orthodox church situated in Vevey. It is one of the highlights of the town and is a must visit. It is a Russian orthodox church situated outside of the country and most of ...Read more

  11. Eglise Notre Dame

    #11 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Eglise Notre Dame

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Eglise Notre Dame, Vevey, Switzerland

    Vevey has a church or a museum on every other street. In a way that is what makes the city more vibrant and yet so connected to its culture and history. Eglise Notre Dame is a treat not only for peopl...Read more

  12. Musee L'histoire De Vevey

    #12 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Musee L'histoire De Vevey

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Musee historique de Vevey,Le Chateau 2, rue du Château CH-1800 Vevey

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    All the websites and books dedicated to history put together also cannot do justice to the rich history of Vevey the way this Museum single handedly does. If you are someone who loves to explore new c...Read more

  13. Escape Riviera - Real Life Escape Game

    #13 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Escape Riviera - Real Life Escape Game Image

    Address: Avenue Reller 6, 1800 Vevey, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:30 am - 10:00 pm Details
  14. The Fork

    #14 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    The Fork Image

    Address: 레만 호, Vevey, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:30 am - 11:59 pm Details
  15. Grand Hotel Du Lac

    #15 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Grand Hotel Du Lac Image

    Address: Rue d'Italie 1, 1800 Vevey, Switzerland

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  • Palais de Rumine

    Place de la Riponne 6

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Fort de Cindey

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Château d'Attalens

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Château d'Oron

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Château de Montagny

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Chateau de Rue

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Mountain Instinct

    Route des renardes 40

    Mountains
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  • Forêt de Ripaille

    Forests
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  • Montreux Lake

    Lakes
  • Yvoire

    Lakes
  • Lac Leman A Villeneuve

    Lakes
  • Bord Du Lac

    Lakes
  • Quais de Lutry

    Lakes
  • Vevey lake

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  • Tibet Museum

    Rue du Château 4

    Museums
  • Fondation de l'Hermitage

    Route du Signal 2

    Museums Landmarks
  • Musée de design et d'arts appliqués contemporains

    Place de la Cathédrale 6

    Museums
  • Musée Olympique

    Quai d'Ouchy 1

    Museums
  • Musée suisse du jeu

    Rue du Château 11

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  • Musée de l'Elysée

    Avenue de l'Elysée 18

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  • Aquaparc

    Route de la Plage

    Amusement Parks
  • Leman Forest

    chemin du Crêt

    Amusement Parks Landmarks
  • Swiss Vapeur Park

    Amusement Parks
  • Accrobranche Point Sud

    Route de Champoussin 67

    Amusement Parks
  • Indiana'Ventures

    la Beunaz

    Amusement Parks
  • Bambou Marina Services

    boulevard Allègre

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  • Metropolis

    Rue Louis de Savoie 20-22

    French Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • White Horse Pub Ouchy

    Avenue d'Ouchy 66

    Bars Burgers Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Café-restaurant chez Lacroix, Claude Lacroix

    Rue de la Gare

    Pizza Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Café du Simplon

    Rue du Simplon 17

    Restaurants Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • L'Oasis

    Rue du Quai 6

    French Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Pin-Up Bar

    Rue Marterey 31

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  • Casino d'Evian

    quai du Baron de Blonay

    Casinos and Gaming Fast Food
  • Casino Barrière de Montreux

    Rue du Théâtre 9

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • Casino de Montbenon

    Allée Ernest-Ansermet 3

    Casinos and Gaming Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants
  • Fragbox - Ruchet & associés

    Rue de la Tour 3

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Touzeau Arts de la Table SA

    Avenue du Casino 28

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Mosca Vins Sa

    Avenue du Casino 29

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  • Cours d'education canine

    Dog Parks
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  • Lutry Plage

    Beaches
  • Beach Volley - Vidy

    Beaches
  • Bellerive-Plage

    Beaches
  • Plage de Vidy

    Lausanne, Switzerland

    Beaches
  • Plage la Grotte

    Beaches
  • Plage Publique De Paudex

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