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Vieille-Ville de Montreux

rue du Pont, Montreux, Switzerland
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Walk Through a Story Book French Lake Side Ville

Cute and clean, Montreux offers a range of classic French village architecture. A n harmonious... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Sonoma, California
Different from the lake-side area

The old town of Montreux requires a walk uphill of about 25 minutes. It is a very quiet part of... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Malden, NL
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“steep walk” (2 reviews)
“xmas market” (2 reviews)
rue du Pont, Montreux, Switzerland
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Cute and clean, Montreux offers a range of classic French village architecture. A n harmonious pallet of Bright blues, pure whites, lemon, sage, forrest green, rust, and red colors soothe and excite the eye. A French lake side paradise window into the past.

1  Thank 14hannon
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The old town of Montreux requires a walk uphill of about 25 minutes. It is a very quiet part of Montreux with narrow cobblestone streets lined with historic houses. A typical Swiss village. There is not much to see here, but go for the atmosphere....More

3  Thank Mianel
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Except a nice view of Montreux and the lake, there is not much to see in the old town. There a no restaurants, no attractions and no shops. Even the buildings are not that great. It is worth the detour for the view, but only...More

2  Thank Joé S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The old town is up the hill from the lake shore and takes 10 to 15 minutes to walk to. Its quite compact with cobbled streets and old buildings and some quaint shops and restaurants. The Rue du pont which leads to a bridge ("pont")...More

1  Thank KayBristol
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is the old town section of Montreux. Probably my favorite. While we were staying here, we made it a priority to meander through this gem of a neighborhood. Stopped for lunch at a lovely cafe high up overlooking Lac Leman. Be to sure to...More

1  Thank Megan B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This city is the Beverly Hills, French Riviera, Champs Elysees, Park Avenue of Switzerland. Anybody who's anybody in Switzerland has a pad here. It's next to an amazing turquoise lake with palm trees.

Thank leblanc0155
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Beautiful views from the slope to the lake when you catch a glimpse on the lake. Beautiful promenade also on the lakeside.

Thank shmoracle
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a very quaint Swiss village on the shores of Lake Geneva. They have a great Christmas Market that was beautiful but in day and night. The vendors offered a wide variety of wares and the food was also delicious.

Thank jeffsW8210WA
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We walked up from our hotel to the Old Town's winding roads, not particularly to look for anything but just to take in the architecture and churches and wonderful views. It's not incredibly steep but we spent an hour or so wandering up through the...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nearly reasonable underground parking, or a short 3walk from the train station, the international cuisine and excellent shopping are good for any budget. Montreux is historic but very trendy and lots of English speaking staff everywhere,

1  Thank mbshine
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21 January 2015|
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Response from odile-vintage | Property representative |
Hi Nineducks, it depends of what you are looking for ... if you like old and very quiet places, Montreux old town is nice end perfect ! the view is great, some little shops and a sympathetic hotel (the Tralala Hotel). But if... More
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