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Address: Case Postale 366, Lausanne 1001, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 021 943 2121

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Loved the train experience !

To ride the Blonay train is the way to get a view from high above lake Geneva. It is a spectacular panoramic view of the French Savoy Alps with the lake and vineyards below. Good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Carmel, California
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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

To ride the Blonay train is the way to get a view from high above lake Geneva. It is a spectacular panoramic view of the French Savoy Alps with the lake and vineyards below. Good hiking trails if you opt to walk down from to top.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Thumbs up to all volunteer who keeps the old trains run smoothly. The view is amazing, it is one of a kind experience to take a steam train. I was lucky to catch both steam and electric train. It is a must ride for those who travel from a far like me.

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Part of the fun in travelling on this railway is actually getting there; we travelled up from Vevey to Blonay on the very steep tram (reductions for hotel area card passes), climbing up high above Lake Geneva. Although there was a special event the following day, all of the staff we met took the time to chat, provide background information,... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

we took the steam train from Blonay to the little train museum in Chamby and we had a great time with open air wagon.the locomotive and the wagons are magnificently restored and maintained, and the trip from Blonay to Champy lasts for about 20 minutes. If the weather is nice and sunny like the one we had it is very... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Finding myself in Montreux on a very short break with no expectation of rail-based entertainment (which I confess is my idea of a good time) I was ecstatic to discover that this operation was running on the Friday afternoon, and that my Riviera Card enabled me to mke the (spectacular in itself) fiteen-minute journey up the MOB line from Montreux... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Highly efficient and reliable, despite the challenging (yet scenic) trek from Lausanne to my business site in Chamby.

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Chernex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

if you like old trains, steam engines , admire beautiful nature, a very nice experience for young and old

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switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

and old train, kept alive by train lovers and going through one of the most beautiful areas of the country

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

This place is more like an excursion site than a transporting service. However you can get on the working steamed train and travel to Chambi. The train is a little bit noisy and you should pick the cars in the back to avoid the smokes from the head. This is a journey back in time in Lausanne!

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Oberhausen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2010

This life size railway museum is in the hills behind Vevey, and along with the Swiss Vapeur Parc is a magnet for railway enthusiasts. A steam train as well as electrical ones can be ridden between between Blonay and Chamby, and makes for a worthwhile trip. Note that there are no reductions accorded to Swiss Pass or Swiss Half Fare... More 

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Address: Case Postale 366, Lausanne 1001, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 021 943 2121
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne

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