Private Excursion From Geneva to Montreux and Chillon Castle | La Vacanza Travel

Private Excursion From Geneva to Montreux and Chillon Castle

Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Switzerland, Geneva
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Geneva
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

On this excursion you will be picked up from your hotel, or meeting point you have defined and you will travel in a luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle, accompanied by your driver/guide, who will endeavor to make you enjoy a maximum points of interest and beauty of the Lake Geneva region.
You will know the main tourist sites of the Swiss Riviera, which are Lausanne Ouchy with its port, the castle and the Olympic Museum, then the town of Vevey where Charly Chaplin lived, then Montreux and the Château de Chillon.
This excursion has been structured to meet the expectations of most travelers, you can nevertheless make small changes en route with the agreement of your driver/guide if one visit does not interest you and you prefer another in place. Your driver/guide will be at your disposal throughout the excursion.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Le Port d'Ouchy, Place du Port, Lausanne 1006 Switzerland

This is the first stop of the excursion, here you can stroll around the port and admire the lake landscape, with a breathtaking view of the Alps, without forgetting to admire and photograph the magnificent Château d'Ouchy Impressive modern.
There is also the possibility of renting pedal boats right in front of the castle, eating a good homemade ice cream or having a coffee in one of the many cafes and terraces, including those of the castle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Quai d' Ouchy 1, Lausanne 1006 Switzerland

Not far from the Château d'Ouchy is the Olympic Museum. It is one of the most renowned attractions of the Olympic Capital, the city of Lausanne.
Here you will learn everything related to the Olympic Games, its history, from its creation in Greece to the present day.
Our driver/guide will accompany you to the entrance of the museum, will send you the entrance tickets as well as the audio guides (or access to the audio guide on your smartphone) the planned visit is audio-guided . At the end of the visit, he will take you back to the car for the rest of the excursion.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Vineyard Road (Route du Vignoble), Switzerland

Road very appreciated for its beauty, crosses the small villages in the middle of the vineyards of Lavaux, a region listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, while offering visitors a unique panorama of the terraced vines, the banks of the Lake Lake Geneva and in the background the view of the Alps with Mont Blanc (if the weather is favorable). Stops to take photos at permitted locations, if desired.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Montreux Lakeside, Quai Edouard-Jacoud, Montreux 1820 Switzerland

While walking along the quays of Montreux you can admire exotic flowers, palm trees and enjoy an exceptional view of Lake Geneva with the Alps mountains in the background.
You will pass by the Montreux Jazz Festival Pavilion, the Fairmont Hotel (Montreux Palace), the Place du Marché, where the imposing statue of Freddie Mercury is located.
You will also see the Place de l'Eurovision on the quay, because it was in Montreux that the first Eurovision broadcast took place on June 6, 1954.
Depending on the season, you can find various kiosks on the quays, including the Christmas market.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chateau de Chillon, avenue de Chillon 21, Veytaux 1820 Switzerland

Chillon Castle is the main tourist attraction of this excursion, it is in fact the most visited historical monument in Switzerland.
The castle was built in the thirteenth century to control the passage along Lake Geneva. It served at times as an arsenal, prison and residence of the counts of Savoy.
There are numerous visit possibilities, individual or group visits, free, guided or audio-guided.
The exterior of the castle also deserves the attention of visitors who take photos of it, walking around and enjoying the view.
Three years ago the castle completed its exterior redevelopment program and inaugurated its cafeteria pavilion, the Byron café, where you can quench your thirst or have a small snack.
This being the last visit, the return to Geneva will be by motorway, a journey of around an hour.


Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel.
  • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Chillon
  • Entry/Admission - The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)

Exclusions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Departure Point

    Traveler pickup is offered
    For hotel pick-ups the meeting point is the hotel lobby, for pick-ups at Geneva airport the meeting point is the arrival hall to the Montreux Jazz Coffee.

    Airports

    • Geneva Airport, Route de l'Aeroport 21, Le Grand Saconnex, Geneva 1215 Switzerland


    Departure Time

    09:00 AM

    Voucher info

    You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

    Duration

    7 to 8 hours


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