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Mercato di Natale di Montreux (Montreux Noel)

Lungolago, Montreux, Switzerland
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Ranked #12 of 20 attractions in Montreux
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Me and my boyfriend visited Montreux Noel market for several times. We always had amazing time. The atmosphare is full of Xmas, hot wine, punch, tea with some alcohol. I would say Montreux is not lovely only during Xmas time but also during summer. If you have time on the end of June/beg of July go and visit famous Montreux... More

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Somerset
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7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We caught a train from Geneva to Montreux and went to the Christmas market. It was great for having a relaxed look around and there plenty of gifts to look at. We enjoyed the hot wine and crepes! A short walk from the station, it is easy to find. The mountains make a beautiful backdrop. A very relaxing day out.... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Amazing experience although we're not new to Xmas markets around Europe which are always nice, romantic and meaningful . This one is much more than that and if you want really find out just go there and live the magic atmosphere, breath the sparkling air of Leman Lake under the snow, talk with people coming from every remote corner of... More

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Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The market is greatly organized. Everything is so festive! There are vendors selling Christmas accessories & toys as well as the ones serving traditional food & drinks! The atmosphere is so joyful!

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UK
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We were enticed by the Christmas Markets to visit Montreux for a weekend. In fact we could have seen the markets in one day but we still enjoyed it. We staying in the Grand Hotel Swiss Majestic which was perfectly situated so we could pop in and out. The market stall are along the lake front and it's a beautiful... More

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Morges, Switzerland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
7 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

Xmas market in Montreaux is really well organised and with a lot of interesting things from all around the world ( food, handmades, etc.). The location on the lake make the difference! Specially during week end the reccomandation is to go by train since Montreaux is not so big to welcome all the Bus and cars arriving from everywhere in... More

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The Montreux's Christmas Market Lake Geneva with Swiss & French Alps setting makes for a wonderful experience. It's easy to find and do. I arrived by train and just walked across the street down the steps towards the lake and voila there was the entrance arch. I found the individual market stands very authentic, high-quality offerings with lots of local... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

One of the best Christmas Markets in Switzerland is found in Montreux. This beautiful city offers visitors a wonderful atmosphere for the festive season. You will be able to find all sorts of handcrafts in small wooden chalets right next to the lake. If you would like to have a coffee, I would recommend visiting the restaurant inside the Forum... More

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Montreux, Switzerland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

If you're in Montreux at Christmastime, it's impossible to miss the Marché de Noel because the main road and the waterfront are lined with wooden chalets, each containing something to tempt you. Whether it's jewelry, chocolates or souvenirs it's hard to resist spending your money. Add to that the smells that waft from the many stalls selling food and drink... More

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Liguria - Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

From the end of November until the 24th of December approx. one hundred of decorated and illuminated chalets welcome tourists and locals along the quays of Geneva's Lake. In the best tradition of Christmas you are surrounded by the warm and festive atmosphere, while browsing the stalls and enjoying regional specialties and hot wine. I must admit outdoor Christmas shopping... More

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