Montreux - Villeneuve - Le Bouveret

Montreux

Montreux Riviera

Montreux Riviera

The magnificent view of Lac Léman is your constant companion on this varied hike on flat terrain from Montreux to Le Bouveret. The sophisticated city of Montreux is your starting point. You then hike past the renowned castle of Chillon to Villeneuve. The crossing of the Rhone delta follows. The delta, which is a nature reserve of national significance, forms an impressive contrast to the populated slopes of Lavaux.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Montreux train station
Point of arrival: Schiffstation Le Bouveret
Le Bouveret shipping station.
Access point of arrival: By ship back to Montreux
Hiking time: 03:20 h
Physical fitness: easy
Difficulty: easy
Difference in elevation: 0 m
Culmination point: 375 m
Season: all year -
Gastronomy: Montreux, Chillon, Villeneuve, Le Bouveret
Overnight: Montreux, Villeneuve, Le Bouveret
Literature: Hiking map Grand-St-Bernard - Dents du Midi - Les Diablerets

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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