Events in Montreux-Vevey-Lavaux


Events in Montreux-Vevey-Lavaux

Main events in Caux – Montreux – Vevey – Lavaux

Claude Nobs’ foundation and chalet in Caux / Jazz festival:

Claude Nobs’ chalet, founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, is located near Le Coucou Hotel & Restaurant. This “Le Picotin” chalet has welcomed jazz and pop stars coming to eat, sleep, or for a jam session for more than 50 years. Nowadays, Claude Nobs’ foundation manages the inheritance of the Montreux Jazz Festival and the Chalet of Caux can be rented for private or corporate events. Claude Nobs’ chalet is a magical place with a unique collection of musical instruments that belonged to stars, an amazing library of 45,000 vinyl records and other unique and extravagant objects. Funky Claude!


The narcissus season in Caux/Montreux:

The narcissus is the iconic flower from the heights of Montreux. Entire fields of narcissus bloom in Caux soon after the snow melts, between the end of April and the end of June. From 1897 to 1957, the narcissus festival was the most important event in Montreux. A procession of luxuriously-decorated floral floats crossed the city.


Ski season in Caux / Montreux:

Le Coucou is located at the foot of the Rochers-de-Naye / Jaman slopes. A ski area accessible by MOB train  The Caux ski-lift, ideal for children and beginners, is located 100 meters from “Le Coucou”.


Montreux Jazz Festival :

Since its beginnings in 1967, the festival has grown into a major event, which boasts the biggest names in jazz, blues, rock, world music, and soul.


Musical September:

Every September since 1945 the Montreux and Vevey region echoes with the music of symphonies, concertos and the masterpieces of classical music.


Freddie Mercury Day & Memorial:

A yearly revival celebrates the life of Freddie Mercury and Queen for the fans of the band.


Montreux Christmas Market:

Discover the magical atmosphere of the most beautiful Christmas market in Switzerland and its many attractions, with its 120 decorated cabins overflowing with gifts.


Montreux Comedy Festival:

This festival celebrating laughter and humour brings together leading comedians from French, German and English-speaking countries.


Montreux, city of congresses, shows and concerts: 

Montreux has a congress centre, a splendid auditorium and a famous theatre. Discover the cultural life of the Montreux-Vevey Riviera.


Vevey Street Art Festival:

Jugglers, mimes, acrobats, dancers, comedians, and puppeteers put on over 150 shows in 3 days in the historical centre of Vevey.