MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Eternal Alpine Beauty
Nestled below the Alps on the shore of Lake Geneva, the award-winning Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is one of the world’s leading hotels. Built in 1906, this elegant jewel of Belle-Époque architecture is steeped in tradition, offering superb service, thoughtful amenities and also the latest technology. Use your Fairmont gift card to indulge yourself at the hotel’s diverse dining venues or the Fairmont Spa, a peaceful sanctuary with a variety of offerings to revive and rebalance your body’s rhythms.
The Fairmont is a perfect base for exploring the beauty and attractions of the Swiss Riviera. Enjoy a cruise on sparkling Lake Geneva. Visit the casino or one of the many vineyards that surround Montreux. Just ten minutes away is captivating, historic Châteaux Chillon, strategically situated on a rocky island in the lake. Drive along the lake into Lausanne – home of the International Olympic Committee – and explore the hilly medieval old town, dominated by Switzerland’s most impressive Gothic cathedral. Lausanne boasts Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium; a variety of art and other museums; and theatre, musical performances and ballet.
Swiss chocolate is known around the world for its high quality, so leave time to visit a confiserie and sample this national treasure. Or perhaps you might prefer to shop for iconic Swiss timepieces, known as the best in the world for their exquisite design and a reputation for precision and reliability.
Seasonal activities punctuate the Swiss calendar, from the Christmas Market to the festive Foire des Planches, an October event that dates back more than 200 years. Some of the best Alpine ski slopes are easily accessible from Geneva by train.
Your trip for two includes:
- 6 days/5 nights accommodations at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace in a Suite
- Daily complimentary breakfast
- All room-related taxes (including VAT)
- $500 Fairmont Gift Card