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(Tour code: MOL19)

Indulge in the idyllic scenery and famed culinary delights of Switzerland on this spectacular tour

Indulge in the idyllic scenery and famed culinary delights of Switzerland on this spectacular tour. Explore verdant vineyards, visit a fairytale island château and enjoy an unforgettable journey on the luxurious Chocolate Train, all from an elegant base by the sparkling shores of Lake Geneva.

  • Montreux
  • Château de Chillon and Les Diablerets
  • Scenic cruise on Lake Geneva
  • Journey on the Chocolate Train
  • Lavaux region vineyards
  • Montreux Riviera travel card
What’s Included
  • First Class Rail
    Eurostar Standard Premier
    Eurostar Meals
  • 5* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
    1 Lunch
  • Montreux Riviera travel card

Five-Star Lake Geneva 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 Montreux

To Montreux

We meet at our dedicated St Pancras Departure Office before boarding the Eurostar service to Paris, and continue to Montreux, via Lausanne. Our base in Montreux is the luxurious 5-Star Royal Plaza Montreux, directly on the shores of picturesque Lake Geneva, where we stay for the next six nights.

  • Dinner
  • Eurostar Meal
Day 2 Chateau de Chillon
Chateau de Chillon

Montreux market, Château de Chillon and lake cruise

You are at leisure this morning in attractive Montreux. Today is market day, affording you the opportunity to sample delicious local fare in the 19th-century market hall. This afternoon, we travel to Château de Chillon, a romantic island castle on the edge of Lake Geneva, where we have a guided tour. We return to Montreux by boat, enjoying a scenic cruise on the azure waters of the lake.

  • Breakfast
Day 3 Les Diablerets
Les Diablerets

Les Diablerets

Our excursion today takes us by rail to the unspoilt mountain resort of Les Diablerets, for a guided tour. Situated high in the mountains, Les Diablerets is a lovely village filled with wooden houses, traditional farm buildings and surrounded by Alpine meadows. After lunch in a local restaurant, we return to Montreux.

  • Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Montreux

At leisure in Montreux

You are at leisure today to explore your idyllic surroundings, using your included Montreux Riviera travel card for free local public transport, as well as a 50% discount on boat and mountain railway journeys, and selected museums.

  • Breakfast
Day 5 Gruyeres

Gruyères and the Chocolate Train

We embark on a full day excursion on the delightful Chocolate Train today, travelling in First Class carriages. We enjoy coffee and croissants on board as we journey from Montreux to Gruyères, where we visit the Maison de Gruyère for a tasting of the eponymous cheese. We then travel by coach to Broc where we visit the Maison Cailler Nestlé factory for a tasting of delicious Swiss chocolate before we return to Montreux by rail.

  • Breakfast
Day 6 Lavaux Vineyards
Lavaux Vineyards

Lavaux vineyards and wine tasting

We travel to Cully in the Lavaux region today, where historic terraced vineyards rise from the shores of Lake Geneva. We are given a guided tour of the vineyards on the charming local land train before we visit a local winery for a talk and a wine tasting. Tonight, we enjoy a farewell dinner together at our hotel.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 Eurostar


After breakfast, we travel by rail to Lausanne, then Paris. In Paris, we connect with the Eurostar service to London St Pancras, where our tour concludes.

  • Breakfast
  • Eurostar Meal

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our dedicated Departure Office in St Pancras
  • First Class rail travel throughout (Standard Premier Class on Eurostar journeys with a light meal and drinks)
  • All coach transfers

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 6 nights' hotel accommodation at the 5-Star Royal Plaza Montreux in Montreux

Delicious meals included

  • 9 meals including 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners, including a farewell dinner on the final night

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Guided tours of Château de Chillon and Les Diablerets
  • Scenic cruise on Lake Geneva
  • Full-day excursion on the Chocolate Train, including a visit to Maison du Gruyère with a cheese tasting and a chocolate tasting at the Maison Cailler Nestlé factory
  • Lavaux region vineyards tour plus a winery visit with tasting
  • Montreux Riviera travel card included

Enhancing your tour

  • Upgrade to a standard lake view room from £75 per person
  • Upgrade to a deluxe lake view room from £125 per person


Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Helen Laverack
Lynne Broadley
Luke Simpson
Five-Star Lake Geneva

Indulge in the idyllic scenery and famed culinary delights of Switzerland on this spectacular tour


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