Strolling Along The Shore Of

Lake Geneva

The lake, from French also known as Lac Léman, fits many great places and sites along its 200 km long shore and is home to famous festivals and yacht clubs. In this post, I give you an insight into two coastal cities, Vevey, Montreux and Chillon Castle, the most visited Swiss monument.

Switzerland

February 9, 2020

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Willflies, Willflies. Vevey Photo Guide The city of food, milk chocolate, and Charlie Chaplin offers pleasing mountain views on its lakeside lined with statues. Fancy bronze Chaplin or even a large fork in the water? Chillon Photo Guide Located on a small island with great views, the castle attracts more than 300 000 visitors each year. Come to explore its dungeons and endless staircases to feel true history upon you. Lake Geneva Photo Guide, Lake Geneva Photo Guide Montreux Photo Guide The city is famous for its annual music festivals, particularly Jazz Festival. It’s not a coincidence that Freddie Mercury settled down in Montreux to record his songs in this musical environment. Lake Geneva Photo Guide The city of food, milk chocolate, and Charlie Chaplin offers pleasing mountain views on its lakeside lined with statues. Vevey, Lake Geneva Photo Guide

Vevey promenade is lined with statues

Art In The Water

Vevey

The city of food, milk chocolate, and Charlie Chaplin offers pleasing mountain views on its lakeside lined with statues. Walking on the shore promenade, you meet a bronze statue of Charlie Chaplin and even a large fork in the water.

Large fork in the waters of Lake Geneva
Charlie Chaplin statue
Alimentarium – a food museum
Lakeside promenade
Sculptures in the waters of Lake Geneva

Swiss Medieval Gem

Château de Chillon

Chillon Castle is located close to Montreux and attracts more than 300 000 visitors every year. The site inspired Lord Byron to write his poem The Prisoner of Chillon. Come to explore its dungeons and endless staircases to feel true history upon you.

Chillon Castle
Chillon Castle
Chillon Castle

Swing In Jazz Rhythm

Montreux

Not only the city offers great lakeside promenades, but is famous for its annual music festivals, particularly Jazz Festival. It’s not a coincidence that Freddie Mercury settled down in Montreux to record his songs in this musical environment.

Freddie Mercury statue on the shore
Montreux in preparation for the Jazz Festival
Chillon Castle seen from Montreux
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By William

Hey there! I am a 20-year-old student from the Czech Republic, who loves to travel and take photos. I run this website as a hobby, to share my trips with others, give you some tips on where to go, and overall encourage you to travel more.

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6 Comments

  1. Cedric Garza

    I think you should make a video about this on YouTube…

    Reply
    • William

      That’s an interesting idea. I will think about it 🙂

  2. Helena

    Krásný web, nádherné fotky a zajímavé tipy na výlety!
    Jen tak dál! 🙂

    Reply
    • William

      Děkuju 😀

  3. Karolina

    Super příspěvek a fotky, už se těším na další 🙂

    Reply
    • William

      Díky 😀

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