Photos of the Montreux Christmas Market

Painted Glass Balls at the Montreux Christmas market

The photogenic Marché de Noël à Montreux is the largest and best Christmas market to visit in the Lake Geneva region of Switzerland. This beautifully located Weihnachtsmarkt is popular with families and children. The Marché de Noël à Montreux is the best Christmas market to visit in the Lac Léman region of Western Switzerland. This … Read more

Family-Friendly Leukerbad Therme Hot Pools and Water Slides

The family-friendly Leukerbad Therme (Burgerbad) is the largest thermal pool complex in Loèche-les-Bains. Children enjoy the hot water baths and slides. The welcoming Leukerbad Therme (previously Burgerbad) is a family-friendly thermal pool facility in the heart of Loèche-les-Bains in the Swiss Valais Alps. Leukerbad Therme has ten hot water pools of various sizes and temperatures … Read more

Top Châteaux (Castles & Fortresses) to Visit on Lake Geneva

La Tour-de-Peilz on Lake Geneva

Chillon, Morges, Nyon, Rolle, La Tour-de-Peilz, and Yvoire are the best fortress-like castles (chateaux) to visit on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in Switzerland and France. Several castles on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland and France are open to visitors. The best castles to see are arguably the ones with a medieval history and … Read more

Visit Chateau de Chillon Castle near Montreux

Chateau de Chillon Castle near Montreux

Chateau de Chillon is a romantic castle in Lake Geneva near Montreux. Chillon Castle is the most-visited historic monument in Switzerland and a great family-friendly destination. It is a fine day-trip excursion from Geneva, Lausanne, and ski resorts in the nearby Alps. Chateau de Chillon has a beautiful location on a small island in the … Read more

Ride Miniature Trains at the Swiss Vapeur Parc in Le Bouveret

Miniature Steam Train in the Swiss Vapeur Parc

The Swiss Vapeur Parc on Lake Geneva allows visitors to ride on miniature steam trains inside a large park with miniature buildings and copies of sites in Switzerland. Visitors to the Swiss Vapeur Parc on the shores of Lake Geneva in Le Bouveret enjoy unlimited rides on the park’s small miniature trains. The miniature trains … Read more

Family-Friendly Park Pré Vert at Signal de Bougy

Restaurants Parc Pré Vert at Signal de Bougy, Switzerland

Visit this free park with golf course, adventure park, restaurants, minigolf, animals, gratis kids play areas, and marvelous views of Lake Geneva, the Alps, and Mt Blanc. Parc Pré Vert at Signal de Bougy is a beautifully located green park on a hill overlooking Lake Geneva halfway between Lausanne and Genève in Switzerland. Admission to … Read more

Visit Santa Clause’s Mountaintop Workshop in Montreux, Switzerland

Santa Clause on Rochers-de-Naye near Montreux

Each December children can visit Father Christmas by cog-wheel mountain train at his Swiss home on Rochers-de-Naye, an Alpine peak towering over Montreux and Lac Léman. NOTE: In 2020, the Montreux Christmas market and all related activities were canceled. Visiting Santa’s house at the top of Rochers-de-Naye is one of main attractions for children to … Read more

Visit the Swiss National Museum in Chateau de Prangins on Lake Geneva near Nyon

The Musée National Suisse in Château de Prangins is the top museum on the history and culture of Romandie (French-speaking Switzerland). It is located on the edge of Lake Geneva near Nyon. The Musée National Suisse in Château de Prangins is the Western Switzerland branch of the Swiss National Museum. The museum is located in … Read more