From Geneva to Chamonix and Montreux
Wind: 6.44 km/h
- Private transfer to enjoy a full day excursion to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and Montreux.
- Stroll around the charming town of Chamonix.
- Optional ride on the Aiguille du Midi cable car for unbelievable views.
- Experience the elegant town of Montreux.
- Visit the historic Castle Chillon.
- Incredible view of Lake Geneva with the opportunity to capture photos of the legend Freddie Mercury Statue.
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Booking this private full-day excursion from Geneva to Chamonix and Montreux, you will have the lucky chance of discovering one of the oldest ski resorts in France, as well as the glamorous town of Montreux.
Start this thrilling journey from any convenient location for you in Geneva. Sit back and praise the majestic Swiss countryside, while you cross the border to France through the Arve Valley along with the River Arve. Take pleasure in the spectacular scenery as we reach the remarkable Chamonix Mont Blanc. The fact that the first Winter Olympics were held here in 1924, only emphasizes its reputation as one of the most famous destinations for winter sports. This includes skiing, ice-climbing, snowboarding and snowshoeing.
Summer in Chamonix is very exciting. Since, besides admiring the bright colors of green and blue, one can also indulge in seasonal activities. That is the reason why Chamonix remains the popular tourist attraction for mountaineering throughout the year. It provides the visitors with a good dose of adrenaline.
While in Chamonix, you will have free time to travel through the town. Admire the surrounding mountains and glaciers rising upwards to Mont Blanc. There is an option of taking the highest cable car in Europe – Aiguille du Midi. This will transfer you to the land of eternal snow. From where you will have a clear view over Mont Blanc along with the French, Italian and Swiss Alps.
After going down to Chamonix and having lunch at the local cozy café, continue the way to Montreux. It is tightly pressed between the Lac Leman (Lake Geneva), vineyards of Lavaux and the Alps of French-speaking Switzerland.
Due to its gentle climate, Montreux is known as the capital of the Vaud River. Nowadays, the city of Montreux is recognized as one of the reputable resorts in Switzerland. It has also been classified as one of the stylish and elegant towns in the world.
Among the things to do in Montreux, besides gazing at the panoramic views down to Lake Geneva, one can also find souvenir shops, boutique stores and traditional restaurants selling local tastes. One of the sights is the 3 meters high Memorial of the worldwide famous singer - Freddie Mercury. The main landmark of Montreux, however, is the 11th century’s medieval Castle Chillon. It is located right on the rocky island of the Lake.
Finish this fun excursion and return back to the starting point in Geneva. Hopefully, you have enjoyed the day spent with us!
- The package includes
- All Transfers in private modern vehicle
- Hotel pickup/drop off
- Snacks and Drinks on board
- Driver-Guide Service
- The package does not include
- Optional excursions
- Entry fees