On the north-eastern shore of Lake Geneva, north of Vevey, the impressive Mont Pèlerin range of hills stretches majestically up to an altitude of around 700 meters. To enjoy the breathtaking view from there, you can take the charming funicular railroad “Funi”, which takes you through the idyllic vineyards of Chardonne to the summit of Mont Pèlerin. Not only does spectacular scenery await you there, but also a television tower with a breathtaking viewing platform at a height of 64 meters. Thanks to the “Plein Ciel” panoramic lift, you can reach this platform with ease.
From the viewing platform, you can enjoy an incomparable panoramic view of Lake Geneva, the famous Lavaux vineyard terraces and the whole of western Switzerland. You can let your gaze wander as far as the imposing Fribourg and Vaud Pre-Alps and even catch a glimpse of the Jura.
The Mont Pèlerin is not only a place for spectacular views, but also a popular destination for nature lovers and hikers. There are well-signposted hiking trails that lead you through the wooded slopes of the hill, where you can discover the rich flora and fauna of the region. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of nature and recharge your batteries.
After an eventful day on the Mont Pèlerin, you can stop off at the cozy restaurants and cafés in the area and sample regional delicacies. Indulge in the hospitable atmosphere and culinary offerings and enjoy the authentic cuisine of the region.
Mont Pèlerin is undoubtedly a place that touches both the senses and the soul. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty, explore the hiking trails and let yourself be enchanted by the picturesque surroundings. It is an unforgettable experience that you will take home with you.
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