Vevey is in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland, it located on the north shore of the Lake Geneva. Vevey is one of the “Pearls of the Swiss Riviera”, it is a charming holiday resort in Switzerland, surrounded by vineyards and the foothills of the Alps.
Vevey is known for the Vevey folk market which is a large market on Tuesday and Saturday mornings. Visitors can buy a wine-glass and drink to their heart's content while listening to brass bands, Swiss folk music, and watching traditional craftsmen at work.
Wine road is themed route with wine-tasting , through the sunny vineyard slopes of the Lavaux between Lausanne and Montreux.
The Alimentarium Museum is a modern museum which opened in 1985 by the Nestlé foundation, the collection of the museum about cooking, eating, purchasing food, digesting, and a history of Nestle.
Vevey Retro is an event dedicated to the old vehicles, it is held at Vevey every year. Vevey Retro is to gather the owners and amateurs of cars, motor bikes, tractors, etc; the mark and the model of the vehicle don’t matter.
St-Martin’s fair is one of the oldest fairs in Switzerland, it dating from 15th century, a wide range of local product, arts and crafts, culinary dishes are offered here.
Tourists who hold Riviera Card can get a great of advantages. Tourists can get the card at hotels, apartments which they stayed. The Riviera Card offer advantage more than you want, include free ride on VMCV buses, 50% reduction for train tickets, 50% reduction on cruises CGN, 50% reduction on some museum tickets, etc.
Area 2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Position 46°28’ north latitude, 6°51’ east longitude
Map of Vevey