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Montreux Christmas Market and Chillon

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Key Highlights

  • See one of Switzerland′s most magnificent castles
  • You′ll never be short of gift ideas if you visit Montreux′s Christmas market
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Nov - 31 Dec: and 01 Mar - 30 Apr: Saturday


    8 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 1000h (10:00am)
    Duration: 8 hours

    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

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Feel you are in a Christmas card come to life when you visit Montreux’s festive market on the shores of Lake Geneva.

    Find wonderful gifts for family and friends among the beautifully decorated stalls and enjoy the Christmas shows and other great attractions.

    Feeling chilly? Then warm up with some delicious mulled wine or lumberjack tea.

    When you are “shopped out” move on to the stunning Castle of Chillon. A magnificent monument with a lot of stories hidden in its stone walls!


    Please make your own way to Geneva Bus Station (Place Dorcière) and board your comfortable air-conditioned coach, for your Montreux Christmas Market and Chillon tour.

    With your French and English-speaking guide you will drive past Lausanne, a lovely city built on steep hills, along Lake Geneva to Montreux. Here, you will have plenty of free time to explore the famous Christmas market of this captivating town.

    Among the beautifully decorated stalls you will find gift ideas by the thousand. Plus chalets illuminated with festive lights and Christmas shows to entertain you. Warm yourself with mulled wine or lumberjack tea around the fire and sample regional foods.

    Then for a totally different experience move on to the fairytale Castle of Chillon in its dramatic lake setting. Take a guided tour and hear stories of its 800-year history, and discover why Lord Byron wrote a poem about it.

    Return to Geneva by the motorway. Your tour ends at the starting point at at Geneva Bus Station (Place Dorcière).

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Bilingual guide (French and English-speaking)
    • Entrance fee to the Castle of Chillon


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

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

    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