Thursday, October 9, 2008

Montreux - SwitzerlandSwitzerland Flexi Tours

The Tourist city of Montreux

Switzerland flexi tours take you to the tourist city of Trendy Montreux. The city of Montreux has large old-world-style hotels and relaxing atmosphere. The city is located in a resort area on the eastern end of Lake Geneva. The tourist city of Montreux displays historic architecture, the picturesque lanes, historical sights and exclusive shopping facilities. Montreux its neighboring villages has a mild climate, which makes it a climatic resort all the year round and earns it the name of Vaud Riviera for its lakeshore. On the shores of the lake you will find fig, bay, almond and mulberry trees and even cypresses, magnolias and palm trees flourishing at truly Mediterranean temperatures. On your Switzerland tour you can enjoy the numerous international festivals of the city such as the Montreux Jazz Festival, the International Choral Festival and the September Musical Concert. Day trips can be made to visit the Nestle Chocolate factory in Broc, Gruyeres, a charming hilltop town surrounded by a wall and dominated by a castle to see the dairy and cheese factory. For a magnificent view, board one of the Panoramic or Super panoramic express trains. They pass through spectacular scenery along the Bernese Oberland route, on tours of Switzerland, Europe.

Restaurants in Montreux

The charming Swiss resort of Montreux offers many options for gourmets to dine on delicious Swiss cuisine. If you're a budget traveler then don't worry, you can find many reasonably priced places to eat too. There are many eateries near the station on Avenue des Alpes, where you can enjoy a meal for around Fr 12-14. Some restaurants also have open-air terraces with views of the lake, which add to the dining ambience.

Some of the eating-places to stop by, on your culinary tour of Montreux, are the self-service restaurants at Migros, 49 Avenue du Casino and Restaurant City, no. 37 Avenue du Casino. If you're a pasta lover, don't miss Brasserie des Alpes, at no. 23 Avenue du Casino.

If an oriental ambience appeals to you, then try the Palais Hoggar at 14 Quai du Casino. Famous for its Moroccan Mint Tea and reasonably priced Arabic Meals, this restaurant in Montreux also offers a great view of the lake.

Montreux's most famous tearoom is the Confiserie Z├╝rcher, at 45 Avenue du Casino. Its reasonably priced fare, wide choice of cakes and pastries, and street-side location with large windows, makes it a great place to relax and watch the world go by.

For traditional homemade Swiss cuisine try La Petite Brasserie Alsacienne or Le Flamm'sCaveau des Vignerons. on Rue de la Corsaz or dip into the fondue at

If the gourmet experience is what you desire, then Switzerland's best restaurant Rochat, at 1 Rue d'Yverdon, Crissier or Le Pont de Brent, both of which have been awarded 3 Michelin Stars, are not to be missed, though your wallet will be significantly lighter by the time you leave.

Enjoy dining at Restaurants in Montreux on tours to Montreux, Switzerland, with Switzerland Flexitours.

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