What Better Place To Experience The Swiss Alps Than Switzerland?

Montreux Switzerland is rich in history and one of the world’s most beautiful places. But what makes this a vacation destination is the perfect skiing conditions during the Christmas holiday. Nestled at the foot of some beautiful and famous mountains with a gorgeous lake, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been here sooner.  And the Montreux hotels have their own uniqueness but stay in flavor of the surrounding area. Continue reading

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Things You Should Not Missed in Montreux

Switzerland is just one of the countries that have different places where you can enjoy of staying for a vacation. Each place comes with unique and different views, attractions, festivals, and foods to offer. Hence, wherever you plan to go in Switzerland, you can ensure that you will enjoy your stay in here.

Montreux is just one of the places you can visit in this country. With different attractions it has, everything in this place will interest you indeed. If you are looking for something good and interesting facts about Montreux, this is the best place for you to know it. Continue reading

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Why the 48th Montreux Jazz Festival (July 4-19, 2014) is a Can’t-Miss Event

Many of you, especially the music buffs among us, have heard of the Montreux Jazz Festival.  It’s more than famous, being ranked neck and neck with other renowned music festivals like the events held at Montreal, Newport and Monterey.

Here’s some background info about this remarkable event:

Held annually every July, the festival was founded in 1967 by Claude Nobs, one of music world’s visionaries.  It’s perennially ranked as one of the world’s top ten festivals of its type, and its influence on music has been extraordinary ever since its beginnings.

The Montreux Jazz Festival proudly occupies a position on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register, an important program designed to protect the world’s cultural heritage.  Currently only 245 items are on the register, the festival being one of them. Continue reading

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Plan a Montreux wellness and ski vacation for the New Year

Can you think of a better way to spend the beginning of the New Year than skiing in one of Switzerland’s most famous ski resorts?  We cannot which is why we suggest booking your Swiss Alps ski vacation to Montreux now while you can get great travel discounts and packages for the holiday season. Continue reading

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The GoldenPass Line or MOB

Whether you are in Montreux Switzerland for the Montreux Jazz Festival or to enjoy the fantastic skiing conditions, traveling on the GoldenPass Line, also known as the MOB, is an experience you do not want to miss.  While there are several ways to travel in Switzerland, the Swiss panoramic trains are the best way to see the beautiful countryside and avoid the stress of trying to navigate the roads in a foreign country. You begin your journey in the Mediterranean region of Montreux climbing above Lake Geneva and passing through the Jaman Tunnel. Enjoy fantastic views of the vineyards above Montreux and the lush green valleys along the way.  Once you pass through the Jaman Tunnel, you will be able to see the Swiss Alps more clearly and you will pass by clear mountain streams and by thick alpine forests.  The train stops in several villages along the route where you can explore the Swiss countryside and experience authentic Swiss culture and cuisine. Continue reading

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