Points of interest in and around Vevey-La Tour

Museums, theaters, concert halls, tourist info, transports, and some more

 
Alimentarium
Food Museum in Vevey. All about food, from the past till the present, with focus on history, science, and ethnology. Currently closed for transformation, reopening June 4, 2016.
Animai
A multicultural festival, every year in May in Vevey, in a park on the lakeshore. Music, painting, theater, poetry, film, photography, dance, sports, etc.
Beau-Site Funicular Stop
Beau-Site Stop, Vevey-Chardonne-Mont Pèlerin Funicular.
Château-d´Hauteville Train Stop
Château-d'Hauteville Train Stop (Vevey-Pléiades line).
Chaplin´s World
A museum dedicated to Charlie Chaplin, located in Corsier, the village above Vevey where the great actor retired and lived until his death in 1977. Opening April 17, 2016.
Chardonne
A winegrowers village at the gates of Vevey, on the slopes of Mont Pèlerin, where the Lavaux vineyards area meets the Swiss Riviera.
Chardonne-Jongny Funicular Stop
Chardonne-Jongny Stop, Vevey-Chardonne-Mont Pèlerin Funicular.
Clies Train Stop
Clies Train Stop (Vevey-Pléiades line).
Corseaux
A little village at the gates of Vevey, on the Swiss Riviera.
Corseaux Funicular Stop
Corseaux Stop, Vevey-Chardonne-Mont Pèlerin Funicular.
Corseaux-Cornalles Train Stop
Corseaux-Cornalles Train Stop, Vevey-Puidoux-Chexbres line (Vineyards Train).
Corsier-sur-Vevey
At the gates of Vevey, on the Swiss Riviera, the village where Charlie Chaplin retired and lived until his death.
Exit 14 Vevey (a)
A9 (E27/E62) freeway, exit 14 (when coming from Lausanne, Geneva, Fribourg).
Exit 14 Vevey (b)
A9 (E62)/A12 (E27) freeway, exit 14 (when coming from Montreux, Villeneuve, Valais).
Festival des Artistes de Rue
Buskers Festival, a 3-day free event every year in August in the old town of Vevey. 24th edition: August 19-21, 2016.
Gare de La Tour-de-Peilz
CFF line Geneva-Lausanne-Vevey-Montreux-Sion-Brig, local trains.
Gare de Vevey
CFF lines Geneva-Lausanne-Montreux-Sion and Vevey-Puidoux-Chexbres.
Gilamont Train Stop
Gilamont Train Stop (Vevey-Pléiades line).
Hauteville Train Stop
Hauteville Train Stop (Vevey-Pléiades line).
Interchange La Veyre (a)
Interchange A9 to A12 (from Geneva-Lausanne, to Fribourg-Bern).
Interchange La Veyre (b)
Interchange A12 to A9 (from Bern-Fribourg, to Lausanne or Vevey-Montreux).
Interchange La Veyre (c)
Interchange A9 to A12 (from Montreux-Valais, to Fribourg-Bern).
Jongny
Near Vevey, on the Swiss Riviera, Jongny is a village built on the southern slope of the Mont-Pèlerin summit, at some 600m above sea level.
La Baume Funicular Stop
La Baume Stop, Vevey-Chardonne-Mont Pèlerin Funicular.
Le Bout du Monde
An atypical pub in Vevey, on the Swiss Riviera. Concerts, theater, and much more.
Le Reflet
Le Reflet (The Reflection) is the renovated Theater of Vevey, near the Market Place and the lakeshore. Theater, opera, dance, and more.
Mont Pèlerin Funicular Station
Mont Pèlerin, Vevey-Chardonne-Mont Pèlerin funicular uphill station.
Musée historique de Vevey
Historical Museum of Old Vevey and Winegrowers Brotherhood Museum. Open Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 5pm.
Musée Jenisch
Museum of Fine Arts in Vevey. Major collections of works on paper - prints and drawings from every period.
Musée Suisse du Jeu
Swiss Museum of Games, in the Castle of La Tour-de-Peilz, just between Vevey and Montreux. A fascinating trip for all ages. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am-5.30pm.
RKC Rocking Chair
Concert hall in Vevey. Alternative and indie music, DJs, and more. In the same building there are rehearsal rooms for local bands and a state-of-the-art recording studio.
St-Légier-Gare
Saint-Légier Train Station (Vevey-Pléiades line).
Swiss Camera Museum
Swiss Camera Museum in Vevey, giving an opportunity to learn about the techniques of photography from its very beginnings till today. Tuesday-Sunday 11am-5.30pm.
Théâtre de Poche de la Grenette
Theater and concerts in the center of Vevey, in a very tiny venue (80 seats) located in an 18th-century building near the Market Place.
Théâtre des Trois-Quarts
A tiny theater near Vevey train station (50 seats only). Plays in French.
Tour-de-Peilz (La)
A little town nested between Vevey and Montreux, on the Swiss Riviera. The Swiss Museum of Games is located in the Castle of La Tour-de-Peilz.
Vevey
The old city of Vevey is dotted with historical monuments and museums bearing witness to its rich heritage. In addition, a large variety of boutiques and craftsmen can be found in the narrow paved streets, displaying their know-how and wares.
Vevey Funicular Station
Vevey-Chardonne-Mont Pèlerin Funicular, downhill station.
Vevey Tourist Info
Where to find touristic information and support in Vevey: in Grenette, on Grande-Place (Market Place).
Vevey Train Station
Vevey Train Station (Vevey-Pléiades line). This line connects Vevey to the slopes of the Pléiades mountain via Blonay (where ends the line of the Blonay-Chamby Train Museum).
Vevey-Funi Train Stop
Vevey-Funi Train Stop, Vevey-Puidoux-Chexbres line (Vineyards Train). Connection with the funicular to Mont-Pèlerin.
Vevey-La Tour Boat Dock
Vevey-La Tour Boat Dock, CGN (Lake Geneva Navigation General Company).
Vevey-Marché Boat Dock
Vevey-Marché Boat Dock, CGN (Lake Geneva Navigation General Company).
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