Chaplin, Montreux and Chillon Castle day tour from Lausanne
- Travel in a comfortable air-conditioned bus
- See the World heritage site of Lavaux
- Enter the Middle Aged Castle of Chillon
- Relax in Montreux referred to as the Swiss Riviera
Discover Lake Geneva’s star attraction on this 8-hour tour of Chillon Castle from Lausanne. Stroll around the pretty market town of Vevey, then enter the Chillon Castle, perched on an island outside Montreux. End your tour in lively Montreux where you can stroll the waterfront promenade, pose for photos with the Freddie Mercury statue and admire views of the UNESCO-listed Lavaux Vineyards.
Discover wonderful views of Switzerland, the Alps mountains and Geneva lake. Driving through the Vaud countryside, you will have a photo stop to see the highlight of Lausanne, the Olympic committee which was created by the Baron Pierre de Coubertin in 1896.
Next, drive to the World heritage site of Lavaux, proctected by UNESCO, also called “the Wine road”: a vineyard region with terraces. You will have a break in the middle of the vines to taste some local products such as cheese, wine or grape juice. Just before lunch, take an overall of Vevey city, Nestlé headquarters, the covered market and spend free time for your lunch.
In the afternoon, you will arrive to the Castle of Chillon, the most visited castle of Switzerland, from the 11th century. Chateau de Chillon has a beautiful location on a small island in the far western end of Lake Geneva between Montreux and Villeneuve. This romantic castle was long of strategic importance in controlling trade in the Lake Geneva region. The dungeons inspired Lord Byron.
Your last stop will be in Montreux, a glamorous tourist resort. Feel the atmosphere of all the great artists who have visited this place such as Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, BB King, Ray Charles and many more… The emblem of the city is the statue of Freddy Mercury; he says that “If you want Peace of Soul, you should come to Montreux”. This artist, who lived several years in Montreux recorded his last album with the group Queen, "Made in Heaven", in the Mountain Studio, which is in the Montreux Casino. You will have the chance to visit Queen’s old studio record. Wander through the streets full of fancy shops and landmarks of the famous jazz festival.
- Free time in Corsier sur Vevey
- Aperitif in Lavaux vineyards, a protected site by UNESCO
- Entrance to Castle of Chillon
- Free time in Montreux
- Chaplin's Studio
- Boat cruise (1st class) On a Belle Epoque Boat
- Foods and Drinks
- Children aged (4-12): reduced
- Infants aged (0-3): reduced
Place du Port 1006 Lausanne
Meet your tour on Place du Port in front of Ouchy's castle (Château d'Ouchy, next to the bike parking.
- Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time at the meeting point
1 April to 30 September:
- Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9.00am
1 October to 31 October:
- Thursdays and Saturdays at 9.00am
- Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to tours departure
- Tour does not operate from 1 November ot 30 April
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