Montreux, town, comprising three resort communities (Le Châtelard-Montreux, Les Planches-Montreux, and Veytaux-Montreux; merged 1962) in Vaud canton, western Switzerland, extending 4 miles (6 km) along the eastern shore of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman). Its natural setting below mountains protecting it from northerly and easterly winds has made Montreux the lake’s most fashionable health resort. The [...]
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Modern Europe at its best, Switzerland appeals to visitors who travel to surround themselves with spectacular scenery — and want to travel. from point to point via clean, reliable, and affordable public transportation. In this compact yet geologically diverse nation, mere miles separate the glaciers and Alpine meadows of Switzerland from her sparkling lakes and [...]
With its eight paddle-wheel boats from the Belle Epoque era, five of them powered with steam engines, the Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le lac Léman (CGN) owns a unique patrimony. The Belle Epoque boats have been plying Central Europe’s largest lake for 130 years. The boats run from Geneva to Le Bouveret, via Yvoire, [...]
Connect Central Switzerland and Lake Geneva with this attractive train ride. Depart from historic Lucerne and cross the Brünig Pass by GoldenPass Panoramic train, past flower-bedecked age-old chalets and on to Interlaken. The GoldenPass Line continues towards Gstaad, favourite playground for the rich and famous.