Montreux is a traditional resort town on Lake Geneva. Nestled between steep hills and the lakeside.
- Montreux is located in southwestern Switzerland and has an area of 12.9 sq mile.
- The earliest settlement was a Late Bronze Age village at Baugy.
- In 1990, the Wakker Prize for the development and preservation of its architectural heritage was awarded to Montreux.
- The municipality was part of the Vevey District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, and Montreux became part of the new district of Riviera-Pays-d’Enhaut.
- Montreux is a swiss town with a small population of 24,520, as of 31st of December 2018.
- The Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports was founded in Montreux in 1924.
- Montreux HC is the oldest roller hockey club in Switzerland, founded in 1911.
- Montreux is in the French speaking part of Switzerland.
- The Lavaux vineyards, located in Montreux, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- The Montreux Jazz Festival is the second largest Jazz festival in the world.