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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Tourist Attractions in Vevey

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Vevey that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 2010 itineraries
    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. #2 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 1055 itineraries
    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. #3 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 541 itineraries
    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. #4 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
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    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. #5 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
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    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

  6. #6 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 272 itineraries
    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

  7. #7 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 170 itineraries
    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

  8. #8 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 101 itineraries
    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

  9. #9 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 132 itineraries
    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

  10. #10 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
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    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

  11. #11 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 50 itineraries
    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

  12. #12 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 122 itineraries
    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

  13. #13 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    - Used in 4 itineraries
    Grand Hotel Du Lac Image
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    Address: Rue d'Italie 1, 1800 Vevey, Switzerland

    Google Reviews
    Keith Dias

    So, my Wife and myself and baby, entered just to have a little snack.. They had no Menus to offer us at the table.. We ordered two club sandwiches and two coke's.... We asked for the bill... 84.00euro...

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  14. #14 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
    Escape Riviera - Real Life Escape Game Image
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    Address: Avenue Reller 6, 1800 Vevey, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:30 am - 10:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Kimberly Wälti

    Great fun! One contraption didn't work properly but is surely fixed by now ;) I recommend!

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  15. #15 of 92 Things To Do in Vevey
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    The Fork Image
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    Address: 레만 호, Vevey, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:30 am - 11:59 pm Details
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    Beena Vora

    The promonade of vevey is very beautiful. We stopped here to see Charlie Chaplin's statue. My husband is a huge fan. We visited the food museum while we were there.

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