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    • loose_motion's Profile Photo

      Exchanging money at Zurich airport

      Zürich Jan 30, 2017 at 8:16 AM

      I ve tried to look up the exchange rates but all the money exchangers at the Zurich airport website link to their parent company . Is it better to take swiss francs from Canada or exchange the money upon arrival at Zurich ? I will need some cash rightaway at the airport but other than that , I can wait until I get into the city and try and get a better rate to get cash for hotel and train tix .
      Is there somewhere to find out the ongoing exchange rates ?

    • Swiss Travel Pass Query

      Switzerland Jan 24, 2017 at 11:01 PM

      I will be arriving to Zurich and taking the train to Lucerne after arrival. I will be in Lucerne for about a week, including day trips. From Lucerne I will be travelling to Colmar in France.

      My question is - if I buy an 8 day Swiss Pass does it include the travel from Zurich to Lucerne, all the day trips from Lucerne and the Swiss train travel part on the way to Colmar (till Basel)? I'm just asking because i understand that not all routes are included in the pass and I don't want any surprises.

      Thank you

    • Chocolate train

      by Lynstewart1977 Online Now Jun 13, 2016 at 1:38 PM

      Can anyone please advise the best way to book the chocolate train from montreux? I'm trying to book through Golden pass and it's coming up cheaper for VIP than normal tickets. Also I will have a Swiss half price pass along with a 14 year old whom I'm of the understanding may go free but not sure if this will be the case if the chocolate train is a tour.

      2 Answers Jun 14, 2016 at 1:16 AM
    • Alcohol on trains

      by Lynstewart1977 Online Now Jun 12, 2016 at 12:42 PM

      Are you allowed your own alcohol on train journeys?

      4 Answers Jun 12, 2016 at 11:02 PM
    • Bus query

      by Lynstewart1977 Online Now Jun 10, 2016 at 1:42 PM

      Can you get the bus from Montreux to Geneva and if so how long is the journey?


      3 Answers Jun 10, 2016 at 4:32 PM
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      Rochers de naye

      by Amy27592 Online Now Jan 22, 2016 at 12:04 PM

      Has anyone any info on rochers de naye? I'm not an experienced hiker or cyclist and wondering if it's easy enough to be my first mountain experience. Thanks

      1 Answer Jan 22, 2016 at 1:18 PM
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      Which Swiss Rail Pass ??????

      by tobytyke Online Now Jan 12, 2016 at 12:08 PM

      Hi fellow travellers, help needed on my weeks holiday in Switzerland ! we my wife and I fly into Geneva on 22/may, we have booked 3 nights in a little place 20min train ride away from Montreux for a couple of days hiking, and then 4 nights in Montreux, returning to Geneva on 29/may, would we benefit getting a Swiss rail pass ? and if so which one ! any feedback would be much appreciated cheers Allan

      4 Answers Jan 12, 2016 at 1:55 PM
    • !4 Dec 2015, Montreux

      by ewoonyl Online Now Nov 14, 2015 at 6:27 AM

      My kids, my mum, my sis and myself will be taking the golden pass (Geneva-Montreux-Zweisimmen-Montreux-Geneva) and will be stopping in Montreux on our way back to Geneva for 3 hours.
      What are the not to be missed stuff to do during our short time over there?



      3 Answers Nov 15, 2015 at 1:44 PM
    • buses card and tickets

      by gomierol Online Now Jul 18, 2015 at 7:25 AM

      Hello I am a teen ager over 16 and will live in Montreux for 15 days which is the cheapest bus ticket or pass to buy?
      Thank you

      1 Answer Jul 19, 2015 at 1:31 AM
    • Horseback Riding?

      by OBuffie Online Now Apr 8, 2015 at 1:14 PM

      A Google search has not shown any short horseback riding ventures near Montreux. Hopefully I'm just missing something in my search. Can anyone assist? Thank you greatly!

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      is train station located near Route des Châtaigniers, 1816 Montreux, Switzerland Hôtel de Chailly ?

      by 9tigers Online Now Mar 13, 2015 at 8:07 AM

      I am trying to book a hotel since the only hostel there is booked... not sure the distance between the hotel and the train station.. since the next day we want to get on the golden pass... I could not tell on the map where is the train station so not sure how far it would be from the hotel

      1 Answer Mar 13, 2015 at 8:30 AM
    • Dress for Montreux

      by mylawyer Online Now Jul 8, 2014 at 8:16 PM

      I am going to Montreux tomorrow for the jazz festival. How should I dress? What should I pack?

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      How to purchase tickets for the "Chocolate Train"?

      by carloarg02 Online Now Jun 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

      Hi there, I'd like to secure reservations for the Chocolate Train. I will probably be buying the 8-day Swiss pass. If I understood correctly, the tickets would be included in the Swiss pass but the actual seat reservation wouldn't.

      (a) is this correct, and
      (b) where do I reserve tickets for a specific date and seat for the Chocolate Train given that I'm a Swiss pass holder


      4 Answers Jul 1, 2014 at 8:52 PM
    • time in montruex

      by vickirogers29 Online Now Jun 20, 2014 at 3:48 PM

      Hi, I want to go to montreux, what length of stay would you recommend?

      2 Answers Jun 21, 2014 at 1:16 AM
    • Looking for an apartment/condo holiday rental in Montreux area,

      by KJesseMI Online Now May 17, 2014 at 5:43 AM

      Hi, I am coming to Montreux in late July and would like to find an apartment or condo to rent for 4-6 days. What is the best site to find a rental. Also, we would like to rent a car for a couple of the days (to travel around the lake and see some of the countryside, is driving in the area easy or is it very congested (busy with traffic)? Regards, Karen

      6 Answers May 18, 2014 at 2:45 PM
    • Transportation with fractured knee...

      by suzoka Online Now Apr 25, 2014 at 8:12 AM

      How much does it cost to take a taxi from Montreux train station to chateau de chillion?

      1 Answer Apr 25, 2014 at 9:45 AM
    • Accommodation

      by kvvnagababu Online Now Mar 15, 2014 at 10:04 AM

      Can I get accommodation for 3 months to a family with 2 children near Montreux

      1 Answer Mar 15, 2014 at 4:29 PM
    • Quick response required so that I don't loose the booking ….Location ok????

      by lisselleC Online Now Feb 16, 2014 at 10:36 AM

      I am interested in booking this apartment but I am worried that it is near the train station - areas that tend to be a bit dodgy!!! Is Montreux Rue de la Gare safe and clean???

      3 Answers Feb 16, 2014 at 2:54 PM
    • Elevator from the Train Gare to the Lake

      by joanamopa Online Now May 27, 2013 at 2:23 AM

      I would like to know if appart from the scalators conecting the gare with the lake, is there any elevator? I think somebody said it but I can not find where is the elevator.

      Thanks. Regards.

      2 Answers May 28, 2013 at 12:07 AM
    • Chillon Castle

      by joanamopa Online Now May 10, 2013 at 2:30 AM


      We are going to stop at Montreux only 2 hours so we can not visit Chillon Castle but we would like to see it at least far away and take some photos. Which is the best place to do it without going up? Is it possible to see it from any place at the quai?


      4 Answers May 19, 2014 at 3:56 AM
    • Chillon Castle

      by joanamopa Online Now May 10, 2013 at 2:02 AM


      We are going to stop at Montreux only 2 hours so we can not visit Chillon Castle but we would like to see it at least far away and take some photos. Which is the best place to do it without going up? Is it possible to see it from any place at the quai?


      4 Answers May 15, 2013 at 8:49 AM
    • help on info travelling from montreux to fiesch

      by Matt_F Online Now Apr 3, 2012 at 8:21 AM


      me and my girlfriend are travelling to montreux next month and we want to go to fiesch and go upto the top of eggishorn. i gather the best way to travel is by train

      i have checked sbb train and got a rough idea, but im not 100% on which station in montreux, or the fiesch station to choose as it seems to come up with quite a lot of different choices in the drop down menu

      would be very greatful for some help and a rough idea of time we would need to make this trip to and back to montreux in 1 day



      6 Answers Apr 4, 2012 at 3:51 AM
    • Parking in Montreux

      by oiseaux Online Now Feb 20, 2012 at 2:13 PM

      In May, I would like to be able to park my small car in a safe area for 3 days and take the train to Gstaad. any ideas?
      Thank you

      3 Answers Feb 20, 2012 at 11:51 PM
    • Car Parking facilities at Montreux Rail station

      by drum4jj Online Now Jun 28, 2011 at 8:06 PM

      We plan to take the Chocolate train and we will drive to Montreux from our Les Diablerest timeshare. Hopefully, there is available parking at the station so we can pick it up on our return later that day ????

      Thanks for any help.

      4 Answers Jun 29, 2011 at 3:02 PM
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      where is Freddie Mercury's lake house in Montreux ?

      by mkvalya Online Now Oct 17, 2010 at 12:57 PM

      where is it exactly? Which is the address?
      is in clearens ? where?

      Ps. I mean this house:

      2 Answers Oct 18, 2010 at 12:22 PM
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      Bus service from Geneva airport to Montreux?

      by travelmad478 Online Now Sep 25, 2010 at 10:15 AM

      My Google skills appear to me failing me right now :-(

      Mr. travelmad478 needs to get from Geneva aiport to Montreux (specifically, the Fairmount hotel). He will be flying into GVA around 7 PM, then heading to Montreux. I know it's possible to do this trip by train, but is there a bus also? The train is on the pricey side for him, and the bus would be cheaper.

      He did find one bus service a few weeks ago but needs to check on the schedule, and now we can't find it again! I came up with the Gare-Routier de Geneve website, but I don't see Montreux listed as a destination (that website is not very user-friendly). Thanks for your help!

      6 Answers Sep 27, 2010 at 10:53 AM

      by concielo Online Now Aug 13, 2009 at 4:51 PM

      I wonder if there is a stair to climb up to Glion, instead of going by train, as I remember I did 50 years ago and should like to repeat. In that time, when we arrived to Glion, I saw the biggest pan I ever saw, where there were cooking milk (?) to make cheese...

      1 Answer Aug 13, 2009 at 5:02 PM
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      montreux to leysin

      by romalot Online Now Jul 25, 2009 at 10:39 AM

      Hello, has anyone been to the kuklos revolving mountain restaurantin Leysin, if so can you tell me how much the cable car would be to get to it.
      Thank you for any help


      by gabrielh1 Online Now Jan 17, 2008 at 2:07 AM


      1 Answer Jan 17, 2008 at 6:11 AM
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      1 day in Montreux

      by nicecharacter Online Now Jul 5, 2007 at 11:25 PM

      Dear friends,

      I've been wishing to take my family with me somewhere to nice country for such a long time, but there were just quick business trips. It's really so rare when we have a chance to have a good rest somewhere together. Now we have a chance to go to Switzerland for 5 days, spending 4 of them in Verbier and possibly one in Montreux. As to Verbier - the program is ok, but 1 day in Montreux is my own initiative. We'll be in 3 - me, my wife and 6 years old daughter. We just want to have a beutiful day there. Could someone recommend a good but not very expensive hotel (up to 250-300 CHF) and things to do and to see (we were thinking about Chillion, boat trip along the Lake, possibly going to Lousanne).
      I would be very obliget to you all for any piece of advice!

      11 Answers May 11, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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      hotel schools.

      by christina_25 Online Now Dec 6, 2006 at 9:08 AM

      hello everybody!
      can anyone help me with some details on the hotel schools in Montreux?
      any students from HIM or SHMS here ? anyone knows something about these schools? it would be great if i could find a person that is a student in a hotel school.
      thank you

      3 Answers Dec 12, 2006 at 12:50 PM
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      by romalot Online Now Aug 27, 2006 at 10:45 AM

      i will be arriving in Montreux on Friday 1st sept could any-one tell me what the weather is like, i think it may be raining.

      3 Answers Aug 31, 2006 at 2:10 AM