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Day Trip to Montreux, Chaplin's World Museum and Chillon Castle

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    What to Expect
    Climb aboard your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan at Gare Routière de Genève in central Geneva and admire the scenery of the Swiss countryside as you travel towards Lausanne, a city considered the cultural center of Switzerland. Make a photo stop and learn how it became the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee.

    Continue to Vevey and explore Chaplin’s World: a site dedicated to Charlie Chaplin. Learn about the influential 20th-century artist at the Hollywood-style studio.

    Afterward, see the UNESCO-listed Lavaux, a region known for its scenic vineyards. Take a break here to taste local cheese, wine, or grape juice. Just before lunch (own expense), take a tour of Vevey, Nestlé headquarters, and the market.

    In the afternoon, board an old steamer boat and travel across Lake Geneva. Arrive at Château de Chillon, a stunning lakeside castle and one of Switzerland’s most iconic attractions. Take a guided tour of the opulent residence and delve into the rich history of the area with your guide. 

    Top off the day with a trip to the town of Montreux to see the glamorous tourist resort associated with rock legend, Freddie Mercury. Enjoy some free time to explore the streets filled with boutique shops and then return to the vehicle for the journey back to Geneva.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Geneva Bus Station, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
    Departure Time
    8:15 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bus ride
    • Guide
    • Visit of Chaplin’s world
    • Aperitif: local products will be offered for a tasting
    • 1st class cruise on an old steamer boat
    • Visit of Montreux
    • Entry/Admission - Chaplin's World
    • Entry/Admission - Lavaux Vineyard Terraces
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Geneva
    • Entry/Admission - Chateau de Chillon
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We spent 1 night in Montreux in a wonderful hotel (Hotel Tralala), however, were very disappointed in the overall waterfront and town. The Chillon Castle, water views and boat ride were the highlights, but we were hoping for more waterfront dining options that didn't include...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank AmyG911
    Keytours_Geneva, Guest Relations Manager at KeyTours S.A., responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Good morning, We would like to thank for your review, it always help to make us better. The tour actually stops in different city such as Corsier, Vevey and Lavaux. The whole region is called the swiss riviera and it's nominated as one of the...More

    Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

    This tour was everything we expected and more, provided by our lovely tour guide, Marie. She provided just enough details for us to be informed. All the locations selected had breathtaking views especially the vineyards and the town of Montreux. We were so glad we...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank stasia0816
    Keytours_Geneva, Public Relations Manager at KeyTours S.A., responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

    Good morning, Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed the sceneries, the riviera is very relaxing and had some of the most beautiful views of Swizerland, We wish you a nice holiday.

    Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

    We had a new girl as a guide - first tour. She had no energy nor any interest to be there. Neither her nor driver knew the exact schedule of the tour nor directions. The tour was pretty much transport only, drop off to Chaplin...More

    2  Thank Julez3
    Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

    Its an ancient castle with interesting different usage rooms...right on the edge of the lake....you can go in a boat which has great scenic views

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank chaitanya a
    Reviewed July 7, 2018

    The wonderful castle of Chillon in Montreux will take you back in time. Steeped in history and the eery echo of those imprisoned will chill you to the bone. The lake views from the castle are mind blowing and peaceful. Take the train from Cornavin...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    6  Thank EscapeInTime_Geneva
    Keytours_SA, Director of Sales at KeyTours S.A., responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

    Good morning, we thank you very much for your review. The castle is indeed very popular and the most visited in Switzerland. The swiss riviera offers wonderful views on the lake and on the mountains. We hope that you had a safe travel. Best regards

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    September 4, 2019|
    Response from Extraordinary69649 |
    We are travelling in May. Your itinerary looks very interesting. Thanks for sharing. I want a picture with the statue of Freddie Mercury .
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