Situated on the fabled shores of lake Geneva and overlooking the lake and Alps, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is a jewel of the Belle Epoque architecture. Built in 1906, the hotel offers a traditional and elegant atmosphere where each guest can experience a personalised service with attention to detail.
Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is just 45 minutes from Geneva International airport, two minutes on foot from the Montreux railway station, and easily accessible from all major European cities by rail or road. It is centrally located, close to shopping, restaurants and offers a large variety of outdoor activities.
Château de Chillon
A medieval castle set between the foot of the Alps and Lake Geneva. The castle consists of 25 buildings, the oldest dating to the 1st millennium and is furnished with antique pewter objects, weapons, and chests.
Gruyeres Castle and Village
It has been lived in by 19 different counts between the 11th and 16th century, the castle is a unique opportunity to look into the past as well as view some remarkable art exhibitions.
Lake Geneva Boat Cruises
Relax and enjoy the largest fresh water lake in Europe via a fleet of "Belle Epoque" boats. Visitors can choose a dream cruise between France and Switzerland or Geneva and Montreux or simply hop from port to port. Indulge in typical Swiss dishes on board and view the magic of the lake as you watch the morning mists and the romantic sunsets.
Shopping in Switzerland
The best-known and most popular products are watches (from Swatch through to luxury brands), jewelry, textiles (e.g. St Gallen lace and embroideries) as well as the Swiss Army Knives of Wenger SA and Victorinox. Switzerland is, of course, famous for its chocolate and cheese, including Emmental, Gruyère and Sbrinz.