Montreux Riviera, also called “Swiss Riviera”, is located on the shores of Lake Geneva and offers spectacular views on the French Alps.
The region is blessed with a particularly mild climate and graced by natural beauty. Outstanding Belle Epoque architecture, luxury hotels and international festivals in a breath-taking environment, make Montreux Riviera one of the top destinations in Switzerland and an unforgettable place to visit.
Montreux Riviera offers not only the advantage of a safe and peaceful region, but also a magnificent setting, ideal for a family holiday, with a fantastic range of cultural and outdoors activities. Montreux, city of music; Vevey, city of images…The region is renowned for the many international festivals and events that take place here, such as the world famous Montreux Jazz Festival.
Situated in the heart of Europe, Montreux Riviera enjoys a privileged geographical location and major European cities are less than 3 hours journey away. With 120 direct flights serving Geneva International and more than 150 serving Zürich International, both airports are respectively located only 1 hour and 2.5 hours from the destination by train.
In addition, Montreux Riviera beneficiates from excellent train connections to the largest Swiss cities, as well as neighboring countries. Paris can be reached in only 4.5 hours while Milan is in only 3 hours away. Reaching the destination by car is also easy, thanks to the well-developed national road system.
As one of Montreux’s leading event venues, the Montreux Music & Convention Centre expertly accommodates meetings and conferences, as well as hosting every July the world-renowned Montreux Jazz Festival. Stretched along the shores of Lake Geneva, the centre is conveniently located within walking distance of most hotels. Montreux Music & Convention Centre features 18,000 square metres of event space and 23 meeting rooms deployed between two connected glass-walled buildings designed to take full advantage of the spectacular sights on lake Geneva and the Alps. Event spaces include the 1,800-seat Auditorium Stravinski, famed for its exceptional acoustics.
Montreux Riviera offers a great diversity of hotels with more than 2,500 rooms in various hotel categories. 1000 rooms are centrally located and within walking distance from the Congress Centre.