Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces

At 800 hectares, the terraced vineyards of the Lavaux form Switzerland's largest contiguous vineyard area with terrace after terrace offering magnificent views.

At 800 hectares, the terraced vineyards of the Lavaux form Switzerland's largest contiguous vineyard area with terrace after terrace offering magnificent views.

Swiss Camera Museum Vevey

The history of photography, from the camera obscura and magic lantern to the latest numerical images, is shown trhough an amazing collection of cameras dating from the invention of photography to the present day.

The Swiss Camera Museum in Vevey displays cameras and photographs that date from the time of their invention to the present. The museum is housed in a historic building on the market square.

Montreux - Villeneuve - Le Bouveret

The magnificent view of Lac Léman is your constant companion on this varied hike on flat terrain from Montreux to Le Bouveret.

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.

With Sissi in Montreux

Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, better known as Sissi, loved to flee to the fashionable resort of Montreux when courtly duties started to pall.