Chaplin, Montreux and Chillon castle day trip from Geneva

Place Dorcière, 1201 Genève, Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland
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Duration
9h
Languages
English, French
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

Discover Lake Geneva’s star attraction on this 9-hour tour of Chillon Castle from Geneva. Enjoy free time in Corsier sur Vevey before an apetizer in the Lavaux vinyard, protected by UNESCO, the discover the castle of Chillon before a free time in the artsy city of Montreuy where you can walk along the waterfront promenade, pose for photos with the Freddie Mercury statue.See the wonderful views of Switzerland, the Alps mountains and Geneva lake. Drive 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, go 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, 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.

What to remember

Important info

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time at the meeting point
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What's included
included-item
Bus ride. Guide. Free time in Corsier sur Vevey. Aperitif in Lavaux. Entrance to Castle of Chillon. Free Time in Montreux
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What's not included
excluded-items
Entrance to Chaplin's Studio. Boat cruise (1st class) On a Belle Epoque Boat. Foods and Drinks. Gratuities (optional)
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Highlights

Spend free time in Corsier sur Vevey. Enter the Middle Aged Castle of Chillon. Enjoy free time in the lively Montreux

Operating days

Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until 2 days in advance
Provider
Keytours SA
Meeting Point

Meet your tour at the Geneva Bus Station, next to the Key Tours sign.