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City break in Montreux. Active leisure ideas for Montreux - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Montreux is a perfect place for active recreation. It will impress especially nature admirers and hikers. Not far from the city, there is a famous botanical garden named Rambertia. It is located in a beautiful mountain area. In the garden, you can see hundreds of alpine plants, including rare ones. In recent years, the collection of the botanical garden has been significantly expanded. Now, it includes plants brought from all corners of the world. It is visited not only by inquisitive tourists, but also by scientists from different countries.
Near the garden, there is Marmot Paradise. The main dwellers of the preserve are marmots. Now, the preserve serves as a big education center visited by local pupils, students, and tourists. In the territory of the preserve, there are several spacious enclosures having comfortable conditions that are close to animals’ natural habitat. Visitors can pet and feed marmots, as well as attend interesting lectures on these representatives of alpine fauna.
Another popular entertainment in Montreux is train trips along the Golden Pass railway. It goes through incredibly beautiful places. Train trips are popular with tourists, especially in the warm season. They can travel by express or retro train. The train that was first started about a hundred years ago is still running along this railway. It has preserved its unique historic design. Tourists can go on a train trip lasting from 2 to 6 hours. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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If you don’t want to travel outside the city for amazing natural landmarks, you should walk on the promenade Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, one of the most beautiful streets in the city. The street stretches along the shore of the lake. You can admire the diversity of plants growing here. There are over 400 plant species. The promenade looks incredibly beautiful in the second half of summer or in spring where plants bloom. The picturesque street resembles an outdoor botanical garden. In summer, a lot of beautiful landscape constructions and interesting stone sculptures are installed.
The famous symbol of Montreux is Casino Barriè re. It is a historic casino opened in 1881. It has been the most popular entertainment center in the city for over a hundred years. In recent years, it has acquired the status of a culture center. This amazing casino is one of the oldest in Europe. Its total area is about 10 000 m2. Besides gaming rooms, there are several restaurants, bars, and spacious outdoor patios with swimming pools that are open in the warm season. In 1967, the casino started to host a jazz festival. Many famous musicians performed here. Gamblers can choose among 24 gaming tables and over 400 slot machines.
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Those travelers who want to visit Montreux in the warm season should walk in the fabulous Corniche Lavaux Vineyards. They look so harmonious that they have been registered in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. Everyone can visit it for free. In summer, vineyards are very popular with photographers. Tourists interested in the history of winemaking can go on a themed tour here. They can learn about the features of grape varieties grown here, visit old wineries, and taste the best wines.
Geneva - Montreux by boat People having a sweet tooth should visit the chocolate Caller factory in Montreux. Here, the best Swiss chocolate is produced. It is appreciated by gourmets and sweet-tooth people from all over the world. Several years ago, the factory became available for tours. Everyone can see the process of the production of legendary Swiss chocolate. The tasting of sweets is an integral part of excursions. In the territory of the factory, there is also a special shop where you can buy delicious sweet souvenirs.
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Travelers with children should visit Swiss Vapeur Parc. This amusement park is located in the neighborhood of Montreux. Children can enjoy different carousels and a train running in the park. There are also a lot of attractions for adults and extreme addicts.
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Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Montreux
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Haut-Jura' , 72.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 87.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Massif des Bauges' , 102.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 106.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Chartreuse' , 148.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Montreux
♥   Amusement park 'Swiss Vapeur Parc' Le Bouveret, 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Jungfrau Park' Interlaken, 78.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Montreux
♥   Restaurant 'Auberge de la Cergniaulaz' Les Avants . Type - Traditional cuisine. 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Saisons' Vevey. Type - Classic French. 5.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Etoile' Noville. Type - Classic French|Seafood. 5.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Denis Martin' Vevey. Type - Creative. 5.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Trois Couronnes' Vevey. Type - Classic French. 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Montreux - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Montreux - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Montreux?' disappears immediately.
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