Geneva to Montreux & Chillon Castle

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Private Tour of Montreux & the Historical Chillon Castle

Begin your day in comfort and luxury by joining your private driver guide at your Geneva accommodation, as you prepare to escape the bustling city and immerse yourself in the beauty and history of Montreux and Chillon Castle on the shores of Lake Geneva.

This exclusive day tour seamlessly blends the romantic charm of a historic lakeside town with the majestic allure of one of Switzerland’s most renowned medieval castles, promising a day filled with enchantment and discovery.

Highlights of Our Montreux and Chillon Castle Day Trip

Guided Tour of Chillon Castle

Stroll along Montreux’s Famous Lakeside Promenade

Visit to Montreux’s Old Town

Optional Wine Tasting in the Lavaux Vineyards

Scenic Drive along Lake Geneva

Montreux and Chillon Castle Day Trip Itinerary

Chillon Castle, Switzerland

Begin your day with a scenic one hour drive from Geneva to Montreux, accompanied by your experienced, knowledgable and friendly driver guide, taking in the stunning views along the shores of Lake Geneva, known locally as Lac Léman.

Chillon Castle: A Journey Through Medieval Times

Arrive at Chillon Castle, a water-bound fortress set against a backdrop of towering mountains and the sparkling lake. 

Enjoy a guided tour of the castle, where you will explore its historic halls, dungeons, and chapels. Learn about the castle’s storied past, including its role in the inspirations of Lord Byron, who immortalized Chillon in his poem “The Prisoner of Chillon.”

Lakeside Promenade and Montreux Old Town

After exploring Chillon Castle, head to Montreux, known for its vibrant music festivals and stunning lakeside setting. 

Take a leisurely stroll along the famous Flowered Promenade, lined with sculptures, Mediterranean trees, and breathtaking views of the Alps. Continue to the charming Old Town, where you can explore quaint shops, cozy cafes, and artistic venues.

Wine Tasting in Lavaux

Vineyard Terraces Lavaux of Switzerland, Near Geneva

For those interested in viticulture, opt for a detour to the nearby Lavaux Vineyards, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its terraced vineyards that plunge down to the lake. 

Enjoy a wine tasting session featuring local varietals, complemented by panoramic views of Lake Geneva and the surrounding mountains.

Guided Tour of Queen: The Studio Experience

Conclude your day in Montreux with a visit to Queen: The Studio Experience, located in the very casino where Queen recorded several albums. 

This unique museum offers an insight into the band’s recording process with original equipment and memorabilia. A guide will take you through the exhibits, sharing stories about the legendary band’s time in Montreux.

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