Excursions from your hotel in Divonne: Switzerland by train

Embark on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland for a panoramic journey to the most beautiful places in the country. Demonstration with the Montreux-Zermatt route.

During your stay near Lake Geneva, do not miss the wonderful Swiss landscapes. And to discover them and admire their diversity, La Villa du Lac invites you to a true railway adventure! For a day, climb aboard the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland and enjoy a dream view of the mountains, lakes, forests and even some vineyards.

The panoramic train has 8 different stages, each of them offering an exceptional panorama.

Stunning scenery

From your hotel in Divonne-les-Bains, join the city of Montreux, on the other side of Lake Geneva. It takes about 1 hour of pleasant road to carry out the 80 km along the shores of Lake Geneva. From here, you can board the Montreux-Zermatt route, one of the most impressive of the great course! The “panoramic journey” extends over 148 km and lasts about 2h30. It overlooks stunning landscapes, including:

  • The Château de Chillon in Veytaux, the most visited historical monument in Switzerland;
  • The vineyards of Chablais to Aigle;
  • The Abbey of Saint-Maurice, the oldest monastery in the West;
  • Sion, the sunniest city in the country;
  • The valley of Saas at Stalden;
  • The gorges of Kipfen along the Visp;
  • The glaciers in Randa …

At the end of the journey you arrive at Zermatt. At 4000m above sea level, this renowned ski resort is located at the bottom of the Mattertal valley, at the foot of the Matterhorn. The famous Swiss village will offer you a breathtaking view of the 38 summits that surrounds it

All information on the official website

Other ideas for your stay in Lake Geneva

The location of your hotel in Divonne-les-Bains makes it easy to discover the richness of Lake Geneva, the largest alpine lake in Western Europe. Summer and winter, many activities are practiced around Lake Geneva: stroll along the banks, mountain bike tours, steam boat cruises, canoeing and not forgetting the great festivals and events that animate the place.

To better organize your stay around Lake Geneva, go to the kiosk of your hotel.