Montreux - Villeneuve - Le Bouveret

Montreux

Montreux Riviera

Montreux Riviera

Walkers enjoy magnificent views of Lake Geneva throughout this hike over flat terrain to Le Bouveret. Starting from the flower-lined promenade, walkers pass Chillon Castle to reach Villeneuve. Then they cross the Rhone delta, a nature conservation area of national importance, which offers a striking contrast to the densely populated hillsides.

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Technical information

Starting point:Montreux, lakeside market hall
Destination:Le Bouveret jetty
Getting to the starting point:Car/railway to Montreux
Back from the destination:Boat back to Montreux
Technique:Easy
Physical fitness:Easy
Difference in elevation:Ascent 20 m, descent 20 m
Hiking time:3h 10m
Season:Year-round
Note:   There are also attractive short walking routes alongside Lake Geneva in Montreux, to Chillon Castle or as far as Villeneuve (bus back to Montreux).

Description

Nature reserve
Give yourself enough time to observe the flora and fauna of the nature reserve "Les Grangettes". This is the last station for over 68 species of nesting birds and 180 species of migratory birds, before their flight over the Alps.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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