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“Quaint old town on the side of the hill”

Vieille-Ville de Montreux
Ranked #10 of 41 things to do in Montreux
Certificate of Excellence
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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") over a gorge is one of the best roads and has the Rue du pont restaurant, which is too expensive for me.
Worth a quick visit- tip- you can take escalators up through the station from the promenade to avoid much of the climb.

2  Thank KayBristol
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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 take in the architecture, especially unique doorways throughout. It would be a mistake not to have Vieille Ville near the top of your must see list.

1  Thank Megan B
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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.

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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
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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
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