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Vieille-Ville de Montreux

Address: rue du pont, Montreux, Switzerland
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Ranked #10 of 21 things to do in Montreux
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Montreal, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We were there on a Sunday so everything was closed in the old city. It was still interesting to get to know it.

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Luanda, Angola
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

What great views for life. travels along the lake gives different panoramic views of the lake. take the morning train as it takes almost 1/2 day the trip

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I loved this city in Switzerland.The scenery there is breathtaking, you could walk by the lake and see the Mont Blanc from there.In xmas time they had a xmas market which was very nice,and you can take a bus to visit the Chillon Castle

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Rouen, France
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a nice walk to the old town and it is quiet interesting as you are in the montains - the motorway is on the top of your head - very nicely done and also quiet scary if you are living here

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Sydney, Australia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
63 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my time here. Take your time and wander the cobbled streets, watch and listen to the buskers, take a coffee al fresco. It is just so lovely and enjoyable.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We decided to walk up to the old part of Montreux from the lakeside - only about 10-15 mins. It's full of very quaint old painted buildings. No special attractions but it makes a nice break from the bustle of the more popular parts of the city. From there we walked the 40 minutes down the hill towards Chateau de... More 

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Hergiswil, Switzerland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Just wonderful! old streets and well refurbished buildings, charming boutiques and bistros! Areal joy!

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5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The walk through the Old Town will take you about 1 hour max, it is not a big area, however very nice walk with a fantastic view from the church on the top of the hill oveviewing the city centre, the lake, the Alps...charming quiet narrow streets contracting with the busy city centre. And btw the hill is as steep... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

At the recommendation of the tourism office, we took the funicular to the middle stop (make sure you press the button for that stop...we did not know this so went all the way to top...which was also fine and then caught same funicular back down to stop). It is then a short walk on a path (for some reason had... More 

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The Old Town area is not as popular with tourists as the lakeside promenade, probably because it sits along the side and at the top of a rather steep hill. If you have time, however, do venture up that way! The old buildings are full of charm, the narrow streets just invite you to get lost in the maze... An... More 

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