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Nestle Headquarters (Palais Nestle)

Vevey, Switzerland
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Ranked #7 of 14 attractions in Vevey
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Most recent review
- Jul 13, 2014
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We really enjoyed the tour and the history surrounding the factory. Watching how the chocolate is made and sampling the fab chocolates. The factory has some great scenery all around it. You can purchase chocolate at discount prices. Everyone left very happy.

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Vevey, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The original Y-shaped glass building was built in the Sixties by an avant-garde (at the time) Swiss architect and is a classified heritage site. It includes a very impressive helicoidal free-standing staircase and the view from the immense lobby is breath-taking. The other buildings somewhat spoil the rest but the site is well taken care of. For the information of... More

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Evergreen, Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Was able to tour the facility, had lunch in the cafeteria and coffee on the outdoor patio overlooking Lake Geneva. This truly is the ultimate place to work. Nestle's focus on people and healthy living is top notch.

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Kobe, Japan
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

A must see in Vevey. Liked : amazing location. Great architecture and amazing view. Disliked : cannot access the park.

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Mt Pélerin
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The name "Palais" does not exist. The HQ houses 1'500 employees not counting other offices situated in Vevey. The HQ of Nestlé Swiss is separate and situated between Vevey and La Tour de Peilz Nestlé is extremely important in the area, suporting many cultural activities, apart from the obvious benefit to the town of a major international company being based... More

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Paris, France
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62 reviews 62 reviews
3 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

i didnt see the inside but the outside (pristine and right on the lake) is enough to make me want to re enter the corporate life

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320 reviews 320 reviews
167 attraction reviews
353 helpful votes 353 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Modern architecture for the big headoffice of the big corporate group Nestlé. The complex of buildings is impressive, the interior efficient for workflow. However they are dominating the nice town of Vevey and it depends of personal taste if they integrate or not. Nice is the Food Museum not too far away, which served as headoffice of Nestlé in earlier... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

It is always interesting to see the global HQ of a brand you see in almost every nation on earth. The Nestle company is from vevey, so take a minute to walk up to the HQ and see where the decisions are made!

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La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Nestle is an important company in Swiss. Henry Nestle was the founder of this company near lake leman in Vevey. Good food,good life!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I'm so disappointed about the construction of such compound just facing the lake. What the worst to destroy a really nice natural area. No more beautiful panorama from Vevey neighborhood neither from the wineyards.

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