Travel Blogs from Montreux, Switzerland

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Swiss Roosters are Better than Japanese Roosters, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Roosters are Better than Japanese Roosters

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... wanted to check it out, so we strolled along Lake Geneva. With Lake Geneva situated on the border between Switzerland and France, the guidebook called Montreux the "Swiss Rivera", and it looked a lot like I imagine the French Rivera might look like. It ...

And all that Jazz, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

And all that Jazz

A travel blog entry by jag

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... De Chillon, a beautiful fortress sitting on the waters edge a short walk out of town. This is the most visited historical site in Switzerland however we managed to catch it early in the morning with very few other visitors. The sun had at last paid us a ...

Picnic with the Rogers, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Picnic with the Rogers

A travel blog entry by markturner

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Today was the first day in a while when we planned to get up before lunch time. We were meeting the Rogers early to go and see the Chateau Chillon castle down by Lake Geneva. It was a stunning castle with rich history and a great self guided tour through ...

Dance the night away!, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Dance the night away!

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... little more disciplined and we had our 3 bus changing trip down to a fine art. Today we explored the stalls all through the Montreux festival everything from arts and crafts to extravagant food tents. We used most of the day just to explore and then we ...

Lake Geneva, Chillon Castle, Chocolate Train, Montreux Switzerland, Switzerland travel blog

Lake Geneva, Chillon Castle, Chocolate Train

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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... to create chocolate. In the 1930's when the economy went bad, Callier merged with Nestle. (Didn't know Nestle started in Switzerland.) The best part of the tour is the Tasting Room--10 different kinds. Sure got our fill of chocolate; never thought ...

I think I can, I think I can..., Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

I think I can, I think I can...

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... bigger carriage that took about an hour slowly climbing the hillside until we were up near the snow capped mountain tops of Switzerland. The views were absolutely stunning. At first we clambered out of the train and walked through the actual mountain side ...

Another bottle?, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Another bottle?

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... said ice cream place it turned out we had walked past it about 3 times in our hunt, finally we found it and enjoyed Switzerland’s own MovenPick ice cream. We sat and ate on the beautiful Montreux river while the soft sound of jazz could be heard ...

Relax! You're on holiday!, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Relax! You're on holiday!

A travel blog entry by markturner

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I allowed myself the joy of sleeping in and slowly climbed out of bed and made myself some breakfast. Holly was already up playing with the iPad as I clumsily fell about the place. We both decided we should get some exercise and so we went for a run ...

Montreux, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Montreux

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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Another Switzerland day trip - Milan seemed too far for a day - so we picked this pretty little village up in the mountains instead. Climbing up high over the town there were gorgeous views over Lake Geneva again. A quiet and deserted little ...

Nothing like a home cooked meal, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Nothing like a home cooked meal

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... things going on back home. We packed up all our bags as we would be making a super early getaway in the morning. We headed into Montreux and picked up some souvenirs before meeting up with Adam. As we had been taken care of so well by Greg and his crew ...

Smoke on the water, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Smoke on the water

A travel blog entry by markturner

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The sun shined down through our windows as we got ready for the annual Montreux jazz and blues boat cruise. The boat was a decent size but once we were on board the place was jam packed with jazz lovers and blues fans. The blues band was rocking upstairs ...

Montreux here we come!, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Montreux here we come!

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... as I decided to walk home, unfortunately Holly was not as lucky and I soon found out about her adventures all around Montreux and how she eventually found her way home thanks to some kind people driving her in the pouring rain! After exchanging stories I ...

No jazz, but a lovely castle, Montreaux, Switzerland travel blog

No jazz, but a lovely castle

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

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I'm thinking of a jazzy title for this entry., Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

I'm thinking of a jazzy title for this entry.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... round trip to take in some of the free acts. I think I'll 'Take 5' and then decide. It's the end of day 4 in Switzerland. I slipped across the border without fanfare at 09.25 on Monday morning. No choir of yodellers; not even a single cowbell to mark my ...

Spectacular lake., Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Spectacular lake.

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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... right up and up to the very summit of Mt. Blanc, it is an epic snow covered mountain which divides France, Italy and Switzerland. An outstanding opportunity by Jena's parent that we would never have been able to do on our own. We spent the majority of ...

Through green Deutchland to sweet Switzerland, Clarens (near montreux), Switzerland travel blog

Through green Deutchland to sweet Switzerland

A travel blog entry by durgai.nath

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Lac Leman...ooolala.... The white mountain tops, the green hills, the blue waters, always in our hearts!best campground!!! right on the lake, ...

My first Chateau!, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

My first Chateau!

A travel blog entry by mimmy21

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... ;its beauty. It's on Lake Geneva and it's situated in the middle of the fabulous Swiss mountains. Montreux is called the French Rivera of Switzerland, and rightly so with its beautiful setting, grand hotels and famous Casino. On arriving from train, ...

Montreaux, the rich, famous and us, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Montreaux, the rich, famous and us

A travel blog entry by divachappie

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We had a fab day yesterday. We got up and took a train to Monreaux to the Jazz Festival. Didn't see any famous folk but saw lots of interesting people. Montreaux is beautiful and the festival is based around the lake. There were all sorts of stalls ...

Montreux, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Montreux

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... indicate that the resort town must be quite awesome in winter, so we will have to return. The next day we head to Montreux for a quick tour of the Chateau de Chatillon. It wasn't really worth the detour, but it's neat to see the languages changing ...

Montreux (Day 78), Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Montreux (Day 78)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... swiss-francs. (Plus the outlets are the same!) One little note, though, I was shocked to hear people speaking French in Switzerland. Well, I've always known that French and German are both spoken in Switzerland, but I had this, for some ...

Mountains, lakes, chocolate...  yes!, Lausanne and Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Mountains, lakes, chocolate... yes!

A travel blog entry by ryancanadian

... for some reason. We walked along the lake until we reached Chateaux Chillon, an old castle with a cool history. I wont go into it now, but I recommend going to Montreux. Especially if its on your way through the mountains to Interlaken and ...

Airbus to Landbus to Landbus to Airbus to Mercedes, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Airbus to Landbus to Landbus to Airbus to Mercedes

A travel blog entry by njbeaglemom

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... route to the plane. Once on the plane, it was just a short flight to Geneva. We were met at the airport and transported to Montreux. Montreux sits right on the shore of Lake Geneva. We checked into our hotel and took a walk along the waterside. We had a ...

Music makes the world go round, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Music makes the world go round

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... finish till three in the morning. The gig was made even more special as you could tell the whole band were just buzzing about playing Montreux and they were on fire. We sang and danced for the whole three hours until our feet hurt and then we jumped on ...

Great to see you!, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Great to see you!

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... morning after the big concert the night before. Today the Rogers and Jack (our great friends from perth) would be joining us in Montreux. We decided to meet them coming off the train just like Adam had for us. When we finally spotted them Holly and I ...

Montreux Jaff Festival, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Montreux Jaff Festival

A travel blog entry by cpiotto

... run you off the road at every possible moment... I think it is the third most popular sport in the country! Every July Montreux hold a Jazz Festival and it attracts some BIG name acts. This year for example Van Morison, Seal, Beastie Boys, The ...

Château de Chillon, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Château de Chillon

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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We drove down towards Montreux to visit the Château de Chillon. It was built right on lac Léman and it was really neat to see the water lapping at the side of the castle. We picked up our ticket and with the description in our guidebook and the guide ...

Stunning little town, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Stunning little town

A travel blog entry by alexcooper

We travelled about 3.5 hours by train to Montreux and thankfully it was another very easy 10 minute walk, if that, to our hotel. The hotel is very nice and is situated right in the middle of the main street in town and a 1 minute walk from Lake Geneva. ...

Montreux, Switzerland, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Montreux, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by sophslife

WOW. Are you wondering why I said wow? It's because I think that's the best way to describe Montreux, and overall, Switzerland. There are many other adjectives to describe Montreux: Gorgeous, mountainous, clean, flowery, lovely, friendly, imaginative, ...

May 25, 2014, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

May 25, 2014

A travel blog entry by ktowndoyles

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... Castle is located on a rock on the banks of Lake Geneva. The water castle is the most visited historic building in Switzerland. For nearly four centuries Chillon was the residence and profitable toll station of the Counts of Savoy. The rock island between ...

Deep Purple was here & wrote a great song about it, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Deep Purple was here & wrote a great song about it

A travel blog entry by friendtheworld

... were snapping photos everywhere. The backdrop was beautiful snow capped mountains across the glassy lake.  Wow!  Jesse immediately claimed Switzerland to be the most beautiful country on the planet. On our second day we got up early to take the ...

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