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.