Take a seat in your air-conditioned coach at 7:30am in Chamonix town center, and relax on the 1-hour journey to Geneva. Along the way, enjoy sweeping views over Lake Geneva to the foothills of the Alps.
When you reach Geneva, meet your guide and continue on into the countryside of the Vaud region. Take in sites of interest and spend time at your leisure in the pretty village of Corsier-sur-Vevey.
Next, enjoy an open trolley tour of UNESCO World Heritage–listed Lavaux — famous for its fertile vineyards. Along the way, stop to sample some of the delicate cheeses and wines for which the region is known.
Delve into the food and craft markets in bustling Vevey then, continue on by trolley to Montreux-Vevey — where tall palms and colorful flowers line the sidewalks.
In the afternoon, visit the medieval Château de Chillon (own expense) — set on an island in Lake Geneva — and explore the chic lakeside town of Montreux. Stroll along the waterside pathways at your leisure and enjoy free time to browse the boutiques. Along the way, learn of famous names including BB King, Freddie Mercury, and Ray Charles who have lived and worked there over the years.