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Winter tour to Chaplin, Montreux and Chillon Castle from Lausanne

Availability: Saturdays
Duration: 6 hours
Language: English, French
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Travel in a comfortable air-conditioned bus
  • Enter the Middle Aged Castle of Chillon
  • Relax in Montreux referred to as the Swiss Riviera
What to expect

Explore the highlights of Montreux, Chillon, and Lavaux on this winter trip from Lausanne. Learn about the life of artist Charlie Chaplin with a visit to Chaplin's World, before traveling past the sprawling vineyards of the UNESCO-listed Lavaux region by coach. Take a guided tour of Château de Chillon, an opulent lakeside castle hailed as one of Switzerland’s most iconic attractions, and then top off the day wandering the charming streets of Montreux.

Discover wonderful views of Switzerland, the Alps mountains and Geneva lake. Drive through the Vaud countryside to Vevey, and discover Chapin’s world: a site dedicated to Charlie Chaplin, the artist and man. Embark on an extraordinary adventure across time into the magical world of cinema.

Just before lunch, take an overall of Vevey city, Nestlé headquarters, the covered market and spend free time for your lunch.

In the afternoon, take the bus 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.

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What's included
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Free time in Corsier sur Vevey
  • Entrance to Castle of Chillon and Chaplin's Studio
  • Free time in Montreux
What's not included
  • Chaplin's Studio
  • Boat cruise (1st class) On a Belle Epoque Boat
  • Foods and Drinks
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  • Children aged (4-12): reduced
  • Infants aged (0-3): reduced

Place du Port 1006 Lausanne

Meeting point:

Meet your tour on Place du Port in front of Ouchy's castle (Château d'Ouchy, next to the bike parking.

What to remember
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time at the meeting point
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  • Saturdays at 10.00am
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to tours departure
  • Tour only operates in November and December
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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