Tour code: 2510KT021
Enhance your sightseeing experience of stunning Swiss cities, Lausanne and Montreux, on a delightful day-trip from Geneva. Travel through the mountainous majesty of the Swiss countryside and explore the beguiling cities of Lausanne and Montreux at your leisure after orientation tours from a knowledgeable guide. Take a guided tour of the opulent chambers within Château de Chillon, a castle boasting a sublime lakeside location, and cruise the glittering surface of Lake Geneva on a paddle boat. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from Geneva in an air-conditioned vehicle. 

Highlights

  • Full-day trip from Geneva to Lausanne, Montreux and Chillon
  • Drive through the lovely Swiss countryside around Lake Geneva
  • Orientation tour and free time to explore Lausanne
  • Free time to shop and explore in Montreux
  • Guided tour of Château de Chillon, a lakeside castle
  • Paddle-boat cruise on Lake Geneva (except in November)
  • English- and French-speaking guide

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What You Can Expect

Day Trip to Lausanne, Montreux and Château de Chillon

Montreux

Climb aboard your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan at a central Geneva location and admire the verdant scenery of the Swiss countryside as you travel towards Lausanne, a city considered the cultural center of Switzerland. Take an orientation tour and admire the snow-capped mountain perimeter as you explore independently; enjoy the intriguing exhibits of the Olympic Museum or stroll the shores of the beautiful lake before returning to your vehicle. 

Travel parallel to the shores of Lake Geneva, along a road considered one of the most beautiful in Vaud, and arrive at the grandiose Château de Chillon, a stunning lakeside castle that boasts the title of one of Switzerland’s most iconic attractions. Take a guided tour of the opulent residence and delve into the rich historical heritage of the building with your guide. 

Next, climb aboard a traditional paddle boat (except in November) and cruise the shimmering surface of Lake Geneva while admiring excellent vistas of the castle. Afterwards, venture to the town of Montreux to see a glamorous tourist resort associated with rock legend, Freddie Mercury. Enjoy some leisurely free time on the charming streets and then return to the vehicle to sip a refreshing beverage on the journey back to Geneva.   

Customer Reviews

Matthew S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

The tour was fantastic! Beautiful views, comfortable bus ride, very knowledgeable and polite tour guide, Simon. He made sure we stopped in picturesque areas of town to take pictures which was great. Ferry ride to castle was spectacular! Would highly recommend!

Emma W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

It was great. Lovely tour guide. Good coach. Very good. My only criticism would be that we were often having to wait for one particular group at each stop point they were late a couple of times. I wonder whether we could have been told that we must stick to the timings for the day to work. Other than that, it was great!

Mr m j W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great way to see a lot in a short amount of time. Money well spent. Very enjoyable. Loved the cruise!!!

Michael B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very nice - enjoyed it very much.

zaihasra z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

excellent tour!

Lem M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Made coming to switzerland worth it.

RAJEEV S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was one the best tours that we took on the Trip to Switzerland besides Mt. Titlis and many others. Since we had the Swiss Pass it acted as the bonus for us with access to most of the museums for no charge.

Petula P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Brilliant tour guide Maggie, really knowledgeable and really friendly and helpful.
Beautiful views of Lake Leman, Alps, and castle was fascinating. Great trip, well worth it.
Had a great time, met lots of lovely people. Even saw Freddie Mercury!!

Susan R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was a perfect day. There were only 18 of us on the tour and our guide, Yolanda was wonderful.
One of the highlights of the tour was a trip to the Olympic Museum. It's interactive and fun. We were a little rushed for lunch we had less that 45 minutes to find a restaurant, eat and meet at the boat for a short cruise to the Chateau. The Chateau de Chillon was very interesting, you take a self-guided tour so you can do as much as you want. In Montreux we walked around the lake which was magnificent. It was a great day.

Louise A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

A great full day tour with Maggie as guide and Mauritis the driver. Chillon Castle was amazing.

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