Switzerland is a country with so much to offer it is difficult to decide
what to do when you visit there, and the wonderful little village of Montreux is
particularly special in this respect.
Not only is the village rather large and certainly well maintained, but it is also authentically Swiss to the
Montreux Switzerland, like many other small towns in
Switzerland, is known for its skiing, being that it is located in one of the
many valleys of the famed Swiss Alps.
For this reason many travelers far and wide automatically associate the
town with ski vacations, but there is something else in Montreux that has
people flocking to the town every year. The
annual Montreux Jazz Festival is not just any jazz festival, but the second
largest music festival of any type in the entire world. The festival features a wide range of genres
and musicians performing at a variety of different venues throughout the
festival area. And the area that the
festival is held in is unlike most others in which such festivals are held. Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps make for a backdrop
that is as mesmerizing and diverse as the music that will surround you.
is famous for many things but is most famous for the Montreux ski resorts and
the Montreux festival. Montreux weather
is perfect for attracting skiers who adore skiing in the Switzerland. Montreux has fantastic ski resorts that
attract and cater to the skiing community.
However, once each year Montreux is turned into a huge jazz party. The Montreux Jazz Festival is world famous
among jazz lovers. Our section on the
Festival explains the Festival’s history and how this yearly event came to be held
in Montreux each year. Montreux hotels
and tourism officials welcome guests each year to this special event. The 47th Montreux Jazz Festival
will be held beginning on July 5 2013 and running through July 20, 2013 with
several new artists and events.