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Visit Château de Chillon in Montreux

By   November 11, 2019

If you are looking for something fun to do while visiting Montreux Switzerland, then take a tour of the Château de Chillon.  Located on the eastern tip of Lake Geneva just a mile east of Montreux, this castle is rich with history and full of fascinating architecture and details.  The medieval castle has been preserved though the years and it is great condition, which gives visitors a truly authentic look back through history.  The Savoy family, whose seal still adorns the castle’s towers (a thin red cross), expanded the castle in the 13th century to its current size.  The castle served as both a fortress and a residence for the family.  However, in 1536 the Bernese invaded and conquered the castle in two days making it the residence of the new governor. 

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The Magnificent Montreux Switzerland

By   November 11, 2019

Switzerland is known for many things tourism being one of them. This immaculate country is endowed with different cities and fascinating towns that offer an array of attractions. Montreux is one of the towns that are largely responsible for a substantial share of the lucrative annual tourist statics. In Montreux the possibilities are unlimited. This spectacular Swiss ski destination boasts of numerous breathtaking attractions that no tourist can resist the invitation to be a part of. There are more than enough for each visitor though many might have heard of it as the best gateway to the magnificent Swiss Alps. Once one lands on this beauty they can’t help but think that they are in for the ultimate ski vacation.      

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