Along The Eastern Shore Of
With its clear waters and pretty surroundings, the stunning lake situated on the border between Switzerland and France offers a serene and breathtaking experience. Immerse yourself in the journey from the charming lakeside towns of Vevey and Montreux to the majestic Chillon Castle.
Lake Geneva (from French also known as Lac Léman) is among the largest lakes in Western Europe. It’s situated right on the Swiss-French border that runs in the middle of the lake. Several notable festivals take place in the area ranging from music to sports and wine. A nearby medieval castle even inspired Lord Byron to write his famous poem The Prisoner of Chillon.
Artwork In Waves
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.
Swiss Medieval Gem
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.
Swing in Jazz Rhythms
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.