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chateau de chillonSwiss Chocolate Train
  • General Information

    Other Name: -, District: NA, State: NA, Switzerland
    Area: 33.4 kmĀ²
    Languages Spoken: -
    Long Distance Code: -
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    Best Time to Visit: July to August and May and September
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  • Description

    Montreux is a municipality in the district of Vevey in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.It is located on Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps and has a population of 22,897.The town is protected by the mountains in the back and this allows growing of fruit trees, cypresses, magnolias, bay trees, almonds and even palms.Besides the historic architecture, the picturesque lanes, historical sights and exclusive shopping facilities Montreux''''s attractiveness has grown by its numerous international festivals such as the Montreux Jazz Festival (July), the International Choral Festival (the week following Easter) and the September Musical Concert.
  • Location

    Montreux is situated only 3 kilometers east of Vevey, 24 kilometers east of Lausanne and 100 kilometers east of Geneva.
  • Climate

The Chateau de Chillon is a genuine 13th Century castle just outside Montreux, Switzerland.The castle appears to rise out of the waters of Lac Leman, where it occupies a rocky islet and is connected to the mainland by a small wooden bridge.
It is a Amusement theme park or you can say Nature reserve.
Switzerland is famous for its chocolate and its railroads. Put them together, and you get the Swiss Chocolate Train-a first-class-only excursion train operates from Montreux between June and October.Coffee and croissants are served on the train, which offers scenic views of vineyards and bucolic countryside on its way to the medieval cheesemaking town of Gruyeres.