Discover our magnificent region
We would like you to take full advantage of your precious moments of free time in Lavaux – Riviera – Chablais. With this in mind, it is essential for us that we provide you with the maximum amount of relevant information.
An overview of key information
If you have any questions and uncertainties before or during your visit? Please do not hesitate to let us know. We will be happy to help you and to make your experience at Fort Chillon a truly unforgettable one.
Located around Lausanne, our region offers the Riviera-card. During your stay with us, this card guarantees you various discounts, reduced entry tickets, advantageous offers and promotions. This card is available from your hotel. Don’t hesitate to ask for one.
The Riviera offers Mobilis tickets and day passes. For further details consult the VMCV public transport website.
Free bike loan
Villeneuve rides – Free bikes in Villeneuve, only 5 minutes from Fort Chillon! All you need to do is register to be able to pick up your bike and enjoy your day on the shores of Lake Geneva. Nothing could be simpler! Parking your bike in front of the Fort is also so easy!
Advice on what to see
Start your day leisurely at Fort Chillon. Allow around 2 hours for the visit. A snack in the cafeteria will provide the energy needed to continue your adventures.
The charming town of Montreux is located only a stone’s throw from Fort Chillon. It is easily reachable on foot within half an hour. The path is situated on the banks of the lake and offers beautiful views. It provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy a quieter moment during your vacation.
Would you like to discover white gold - preserved in its natural purity in the heart of the rock for 200 million years? Then go to Bex and visit the giant labyrinth within the heart of the mountain. Take a walk through the mine to discover the most spectacular and characteristic elements of the different techniques used for the production of salt. The breakthrough of the galleries began in 1684 and continues today.
An exciting and rewarding experience for the whole family!
A crossing from the pretty town of Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneva to the heart of the Bernese Oberland will let you see some of the most magnificent landscapes in Switzerland. You will admire breathtaking panoramas such as the Pyas-d?Enhaut mountains, Lake Geneva and the terraced vineyards of Lavaux, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
You can enjoy this impressive journey aboard a panoramic train or a Belle Epoque carriage. Prepare to experience an unforgettable journey through varied and fascinating landscapes!
Visit the website of the Montreux Bernese Oberland (MOB) railway company to reserve your seat or to obtain additional information.