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Vevey, Montreux and Chillon Day Trip: Chaplin's World, Cruise, Chillon Castle

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    May and October: Thursday

    June to September: Monday, Thursday

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    08:15am

  • Meeting Point
    The tour starts from Geneva Bus Station (Place Dorcière)
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • Explore the fairy-tale castle of Chillon and hear its grim history
  • Pay tribute to Charlie Chaplin in the picturesque town of Vevey
  • Enjoy a stunning journey through the World heritage site of Lavaux with gorgeous views of Lake Geneva and the Alps.
  • Soak in your magnificent surrounds on a steamer boat cruise
  • Discover the famous city of Montreux

Overview

Bask in the glorious beauty of the Swiss Riviera sceneries around the Leman Lake.

Enjoy a drive through the Vaud countryside and arrive at the town of Vevey for a visit to Chaplin's World. Pay tribute to the iconic Chaplin and step into the magical world of cinema.

Enjoy a ride through the World heritage site of Lavaux: vineyard terraces and soak in stunning views of Lake Geneva and the Alps.

Board an old steamer boat “Belle Epoque” for a trip down the Lake Geneva and enjoy glorious panoramic views.

Enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent castle of Chillon in its fairytale setting on an islet in Lake Geneva. Its beauty conceals a grim past. Lord Bryon’s poem, “The Prisoner of Chillon” describes a real person confined to the castle dungeons.

Then finish a perfect day by strolling through Montreux. Nestling in a sheltered Lake Geneva bay, this town is known as the Swiss Riviera because of its mild climate. Montreaux is also famous for its summer Jazz Festival.

On returning to Geneva you will be dropped off at Geneva Bus Station (Place Dorcière).

Inclusions

  • Bus ride
  • Guide
  • Chaplin’s World
  • Lavaux, world heritage
  • 1st Class Cruise
  • Chillon Castle
  • Montreux Free time

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Groups for less than 10 people will have driver guide from now.

Face masks are required, hand sanitizer are available on the bus. We have a strict cleaning protocol and the buses are regularly sanitized during the day. Customers should keep the same seat the whole day.

All tours are guaranteed in English, other languages on request only.

Itineraries are subject to change depending on the COVID situation.

Your guide may also speak German, Italian and Spanish language (depending on the guide) but not guaranteed.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

Customer Reviews

  • 3
    Good Trip with a very nice Guide
    07/08/2013 SUNIL NARULA, India
  • 3
    Great day!
    04/21/2012 James Daly, United Kingdom

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