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Fun, Sport and Discovery

Sightseeing

Discover & Activities

Leisure in our region

The marvellous setting of our hotel, between lake and mountains, offers many leisure possibilities, whether you are interested in sport, culture, sightseeing ou gourmet dining, there is something for everyone.

Take a stroll through the heart of our beautiful medieval town, whose name means "new town" of the famous Castle of the Chillon.

Don't miss the chance to visit this world famous "château" which is near the hotel. It has recently been carefully restored to its former glory.

Discover our local vineyards, not forgetting to taste the delicious wine in the cellars.

Soak up the wonderful scenery by walking along the lakefront either just in Villeneuve or  follow the lake around  to Montreux (7 km) with its famous flowerbeds along the lake.

To enjoy the picturesque ports and castles lining the lakeside, why not take an unforgettable lake cruise.

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the lake from 2000m by going on the legendary funicular railway from Montreux-Rochers de Naye. Other train journeys include trips to Gstaad in the special Panoramic Train.

You would not miss the traditonal cheese fondue in the typical village of Gruyères.

And who knows, perhaps fortune will smile on you if  you chance your luck at the Barrière Casino of Montreux...

 

SIGHTSEEING

Laser Game in Villeneuve - make the most of the latest laser technology to enjoy these games (www.lasergame-evolution.com)

Swiss Vapeur Parc, Bouveret - miniature trains for the pleasure of young and old (www.swissvapeur.ch)

Aquaparc - water fun throughout the year for all ages (www.aquaparc.ch)

Salt Mines, Bex - an underground world created by man to mine salt (www.mines.ch)

Natural Hot Spring & Spa,  Lavey - hot water spa for your health and well-being (www.lavey-les-bains.ch)

Château d'Aigle -  Museum of wine and wine labels (www.chateauaigle.ch)

Zoo de Servion -  vareity of animals from all over the world (www.zoo-servion.ch)

Olympic Museum, Lausanne - the olympic spirit in all its forms (www.olympic.org/fr/musee)

 

FOR SPORT LOVERS

Bike routes through the lakeside nature reserve (very near the hotel)

Many beautiful walks

Golf courses (Aigle, Lavaux, Chessel, etc)

Ski resorts only half-an-hour from the hotel (Alpes Vaudoises, Portes du Soleil)

Water sports - water skiing, windsurfing, sailing, etc.

Extreme sports - handgliding and paragliding

 

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Comedy Festival, Montreux (April) (www.montreuxcomedy.com)

Montreux VolleyMasters (June) (www.volleymasters.ch)

Montreux Jazz Festival (July) (www.montreuxjazz.com)

Folklorique Markets, Vevey (July-September) (www.marchesfolkloriques.ch)

September Classical Music Festival (September) (www.septmus.ch)

Christmas Market (December) (www.montreuxnoel.com)