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Vieille-Ville de Montreux

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Address: rue du pont, Montreux, Switzerland

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Just wander around the old town and discover some loverly buildings and architecture, quite a steep walk but worth the effort

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just wander around the old town and discover some loverly buildings and architecture, quite a steep walk but worth the effort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you've had enough of the main drag through Montreux and have tired of the bling, take a walk up to La Vieille Ville, the Old Town. Alternatively, catch the 206 bus or take the funicular railway to Les Planches. You will be transported to a more fascinating place rooted in the past. This is the real historic Montreux and... More 

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Tamraght, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Walking around Montreux during december is amazing cause there is the xmas market and in July the montreux jazz festival... U will found typical swiss shops and many souvenirs to bring back. I enjoy this old little city

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Good to take a walk down their old town with many colourful looking three to four storey buildings. Their special architecture is an attraction in themselves.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

If you are taking the small and narrow streets try to go up and you will have some nice view points over the lake and the city. Also you can admire the architecture of the old town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

This old part of Montreux is very cool to walk and if you like old building's it's a must, be on the lookout for a magnificent view to the lake near a "watch bench"! If looking to building's it's not your style look elsewhere.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite places in Switzerland. If you are visiting Switzerland you must visit this place. Don't forget to visit Château de Chillion. Best town among Swiss Riviera towns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

What a spectacular town with amazing art throughout and dramatic scenery every which way you look. Probably the most beautiful town on Lake Geneva

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This is smaller than expected and only took us about 90 minutes to stroll through from the main street. Be warned it's a very steep walk uphill to get there so you need reasonable mobility. It's worth going to see the old buildings. We arrived late on Sunday evening as people were packing up from what must have been a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

It is not the prettiest old city in Switzerland and not very large. There are some nice views from higher up and if you have the time to stroll around it is ok. But if you are limited for time I would stick with the lakeside and the Chateau.

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