Montreux, Switzerland – beautiful town on a beautiful lake

Updated: August 20, 2018

While I was in Montreux, Switzerland and waiting for some tea to brew…a storm was brewing over Lake Geneva. In a matter of minutes the clouds came over the mountains and engulfed the sun and turned a sunny and peaceful sky into a threatening scene.I was very impressed by the power of nature on display over this lake.

Lake Geneva is full of surprises.

Montreux, Switzerland comes eighth on my list of day trips from Geneva. Lake Geneva is the absolutely gorgeous background to Montreux. The lake promenade is dotted with cafesrants, restaurants and lots of benches for simply sitting down and admiring the views.

Montreaux, Switzerland – Storm clouds gathering over Lake Geneva.
Montreaux, Switzerland - Storm clouds gathering over Lake Geneva.
Montreaux, Switzerland – Storm clouds gathering over Lake Geneva.
See my photos from Montreux

Chateau de Chillon

Chilton is an old castle with a mysterious history. Located just outside Montreux, Chateau de Chilton makes for a great visit. Known as the place where Lord Byron was imprisoned, Chateau de Chillon has beautiful views of Lake Geneva.

Montreux, Switzerland – Chateau de Chillon
Montreux, Switzerland - Chateau de Chillon
See my photos from Montreux

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