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Montreux Jazz Festival
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Geneva - Montreux by boat
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Geneva - Montreux by boat
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Geneva - Montreux by boat
Geneva - Montreux by boat by Nouhailler @flickr
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The Russian Church is an important tourist destination in Geneva. The church was built in the middle of the 19th century by initiative of La Grande Duchesse Anna Feodorovna. The sanctuary is distinguished by luxury design as many items in the church were gifted by the Royal Family. The city of Lausanne is also famous for its religious landmarks. Here travelers are recommended to visit the Church of st. Francis that was built in the 13nth century. During more than 7 centuries long history, the church has significantly changed its original look. The only thing that is left unchanged is elegant and strict design of halls. The local cathedral, which was built in approximately same period, features more luxurious design. Its doors and facade are decorated with figures depicting priests, Bible heroes and angels. The walls and ceiling of the cathedral are decorated with magnificent frescos. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Montreux

Montreux for children - what to visit

As for parks, you should visit Swiss Vapeur Parc with children. It is a sort of mini Disneyland or a small land with mountains, lakes, and palaces. Here, you can travel by tiny train. The only problem is that the park is closed in winter. It opens in April. Here, you can have a family picnic or have a snack in a local cafe. Jardin Instinctif is another interesting park where beautiful alpine flowers grow. In an … Open

Advices for travellers

3. City restaurants, especially those located on the embankment are distinguished by high prices. It will be more pleasant for thrifty tourists to visit bars, some of which offer quite a rich menu. 4. The main type of public transport is buses. Active tourists are recommended to buy a travel card, Regional Pass, that is valid not only in the territory of the city, but also in its surroundings. 5. In … Open

Travel guide to Montreux

Walking along Rue du Theater, you can see one of the resort's most interesting architectural monuments - the casino building built back in 1883. It stood for less than a hundred years and was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1971. The building was quickly restored, and today it still houses a casino, which is open to the public. A special symbol of the historic resort is the panoramic Golden Pass train … Open

Traditions and mentality of Montreux

One of the family holidays is Christmas. Traditionally, it is celebrated over the festive table in the family circle. During the Christmas period, no fiery shows or other entertainments are held outside. The locals celebrate this holiday at home. Tourists should visit the city a few weeks before Christmas when they can visit traditional fairs. At this time, the citizens prepare for the holiday. They buy their … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

In the city, there are excellent bars, one of which is Funky Claude's. It offers a huge choice of wines and hard drinks. Here, you can also taste excellent cheese and meat platters. Several times a week, live concerts are held in the bar. One of the most popular cafes in Montreus is Montreux Jazz Cafe. It attracts not only with a wide choice of specialties, but also with regular jazz parties that have become … Open

Attractions and active leisure

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 … Open

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