Montreux Riviera Card – All The Details For Your Trip

Montreux Riviera Card

If you are visiting the Montreux or Vevey region then getting your hands on a Montreux Riviera Card is worth it. It provides you with free use of public transport in the area as well as great discounts on most major museums and attractions.

Why not visit some of the top sites in Montreux and Vevey with a 50% discount? Places like the Queen Museum, Chillion Castle, Chaplin’s World, and a whole lot more.

Most hotels, Airbnbs, Bnbs, and camping facilities can provide you with the card too. Just ask your host when you book or upon arrival.

Montreux Lake Geneva
Montreux, Lake Geneva

Montreux Riviera Card Benefits

Just like many other visitor cards in Switzerland, the Montreux Riviera Card comes with a range of benefits. Below are some of the highlights.

Free Public Transport

You can travel for free on the majority of public transport in the Montreux-Vevey area. The visitor card includes zones 70-78 which means you can travel along Lake Geneva around

  • Montreux
  • Vevey
  • La Tour-de-Peilz
  • Villeneuve
  • Rennaz
  • Chillion Castle
  • Mont-Pèlerin

To see exactly what is covered in each zone you can check out this pdf.

Free Entry

A couple of attractions are free to enter with this card, and they are:

Of course, there is a whole range of discounted attractions too…

Discounted Attractions

The Montreux Riviera Card won’t leave you disappointed with the discounts you get with the card either. Here are some of the highlights of what you can get:

50% Discount on these museums

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  • Chillon Castle
  • Chaplin’s World by Grévin
  • Brotherhood of Winegrowers Museum
  • Swiss Camera Museum
  • Swiss Game Museum
  • Villa “Le Lac” Le Corbusier
  • Musée L’Atelier De Grandi
  • Musée de Montreux

50% Discount on these activities

  • Freddie Tours
  • Guided city tours
  • Aquaparc Bouveret
  • Fun Planet
  • Alp Salt Mines in Bex

20% Discount on these activities

  • CGN Boats
  • Cog Railway to Rochers-de-Naye
  • Train from Vevey to Les Pléiades
  • Maison Cailler
  • Glacier 3000
  • Plateforme 10 in Laussane

You can get a complete list of the discounts that are on offer on this page.

How Do I Get My Montreux Riviera Card?

Your accommodation host is able to organise the Montreux Riviera Card for you. So be sure to ask when you book or upon arrival in your accommodation

What Does a Montreux Riviera Card Cost?

The Montreux Riviera Card is free when you stay overnight in the Montreux – Vevey region because your tourist tax contributes to it. So, if your accommodation pays such a tax, you should be able to get a card for free.

Can I Buy a Montreux Riviera Card?

The Montreux Riviera Card is only available to anyone who stays at least one night in some accommodation in the Montreux region. Of course, the accommodation must be registered and paying tourist tax in order for them to be able to organise such a card. Contact them for details.

Written by Ashley Faulkes
As a twenty-year resident of Switzerland, I am passionate about exploring every nook and cranny of this beautiful country, I spend my days deep in the great Swiss outdoors, and love to share these experiences and insights with fellow travel enthusiasts.

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