Montreux has a congress center, a great auditorium and a famous theatre. Discover Montreux-Vevey and Riviera's cultural life
The Montreux Choral Festival opens Riviera’s musical season. The festival is held in the Auditorium Stravinski of Montreux, as well as in the Théatre de Vevey. During the festival, about 20 amateurs choirs from Europe, Eastern-Europe and South-America will perform. The festival also features very selective concerts of stand-alone artists.
Fête vigneronne is French for wine-makers fest. From 9h to 17h, come discover wines from 45 winemakers in the village of Epesses. Helicopter rides, cruise on the lake, rides in a little train throughout the vineyards, roasted beef, all of the previous will ensure an unforgettable day in a dream environment, which is classified at the UNESCO.
For the first time, wines from all the regional appellations of Lavaux are reunited under a one and only roof, at Rivaz.
New, unique of its kind and convivial through an instructive approach, Lavaux Vinorama opened its doors as to be a center of discovery of this vineyard consecrated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its wines.
Ever since it started in 1967, the festival has grown to become one of the biggest musical events which features the biggest stars of jazz, blues, rock, world music and soul.
Jugglers, mimes, acrobats, dancers, comedians, puppet masters, present during 3 days more than 150 shows in Vevey’s old town. Like every year, this festival will feature artists coming from all parts of the world who come to entertain children and adults alike, in the hope of winning the much appreciated award le “Pavé”, which is attributed to the best performances.
Without any interruption since 1945, in the vicinity of Montreux and Vevey, every September sees many shows, symphonies, concertos and other many classical music master pieces.
As a tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen, a revival is held annually for the fans of the group.
Organised since 2005 on the Leman lake shores, Montreux Art Gallery is the galleries' and art editor's most important meeting in French speaking Switzerland. Thematic exhibitions (painting, photography and primal arts) as well as a space for young creators.
This comedy festival reunites each year the funniest French speaking, German speaking and English speaking comedians.
Come and discover the fairy-like universe of Switzerland’s finest Christmas market with around 120 stands, all more decorated than the next. You will find yourself submerged in a magical atmosphere with sparkling lights and seducing smells. Warm yourself up with a glass of hot wine along the city’s main street or on one of Montreux’s quay. For the little ones, a visit to Father Christmas’ house, in the middle of the mountains (accessible only by train) will ensure a magical souvenir.