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Montreux can be a snooty place, full of money and not particularly exciting. It's spectacularly located, bathed in afternoon sunshine streaming across the lake and protected from chilly northerlies by a wall of giant mountains, but once you've had your fill of window-shopping and strolling beneath the palm trees, it can be a bit dull. From the early nineteenth century, Montreux was one of the centres for pan-European – and particularly British – tourism to Switzerland, following on from the importance of the medieval Château de Chillon 3km away, as a controlling presence on the …
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Top Hotels in Montreux, Switzerland

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Hotel Au Splendid

Hotel Splendid is located in the heart of the bay of Montreux, in front of Lake Geneva (Lac Leman). This charming hotel with its ideal location is a must for visitors to Montreux. The hotel ...

Top Things to Do in Montreux, Switzerland

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Rochers de Naye

The Rochers de Naye is a mountain at a height of 2,042 meters above the city of Montreux. A haven for thrill seekers and adventure lovers, the mountain offers a difficult via ferrata ...

Top Restaurants in Montreux, Switzerland

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Le Pont de Brent (Brent)

Due to the popularity of the Montreux Jazz Festival, this restaurant has welcomed guests from all over the world and has subsequently developed a reputation for being one of ...