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Montreux, Switzerland

This beautiful spot on the edge of lake Geneva was a hidden gem I discovered when looking for a relaxing two night stay in 2014. I wanted something close enough to family I was visiting just over the border in France and wanted to get just a glimpse of the Swiss mountains for my first time visiting Switzerland. Recently I visited again and felt just as charmed by this place.

I'd recommend staying for 2-3 nights to explore the area but even just staying overnight you could get a great experience. Disclaimer: This article contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission should you chose to purchase via a link from this article at no extra cost to you. I only recommend experiences, companies or products I trust and have used).

Things to do or see

  • Visit Chateau de Chillon - I've done a bit more detail and pictures on this further down this post as I've visited twice and think both beautiful and a really fascinating place.