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From Montreux: 2-Hour Riviera Cruise

Activity provider: CGN SA

From Montreux: 2-Hour Riviera Cruise

Activity provider: CGN SA

From US$ 31.22 per person

Discover the scenic beauty of the Swiss Riviera on a 2-hour paddle steamer boat cruise. Enjoy beautiful views of Lake Geneva, the Swiss and French Alps, and Chillon Castle.

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  • Embark on a 2-hour paddle steamer boat cruise on Lake Geneva
  • Enjoy a spectacular view of Chillon Castle
  • Discover the scenic beauty of the Swiss and French Alps
Full description
Depart from the pier in Montreux on a historic paddle steamer. Sail along Lake Geneva towards Chillon Castle, the most visited historic monument in Switzerland. Continue sailing past the charming towns of Villeneuve, Le Bouveret, and St Gingolph. Sail by the town of Vevey, and admire the views of the famous Lavaux vineyards. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the French and Swiss Alps, before returning to Montreux.
  • 2-hour cruise
  • Meal onboard
  • Drinks

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Meeting point

Board the boat at the pier situated 50 meters from the Montreux Tourist Office (45 Grand Rue).

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Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 135 reviews

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My wife’s birthday trip, she loved it. Excellent trip around the lake as the ship takes its regular route. Great views. Takes 2 hours, very beautiful, very worthwhile. Recommend paying for 1st class to go upper deck. Head to the front and try get great seats (deckchairs)….and treat yourself to a glass of champagne to add something special!

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August 12, 2022

Went on the cruise during a day trip to Montreux. It was easy to get to from the train station. It was totally worth it, a lot of fun and a great way to see some views and spend some time. I paid for the 1st class/top deck upgrade and it was definitely worth it - there was a lot more space and good indoor and outdoor access. You can also buy food and drinks on the boat as well. Lots of fun, definitely gonna look into doing it again next time family is in town.

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April 18, 2022

Wonderful excursion on the lake with a very friendly crew and competent captain. Luckily the weather was good, otherwise there would have been a nice lounge inside where you could have seen the area well. For an even better view 1. Select the upper deck: the upgrade is easy and uncomplicated, even on the ship.

May 6, 2021

Product ID: 372795