History of Montreux

History of Montreux

Brief history of Montreux, without pretence…
From the Middle Ages to the Jazz Festival, the stories succeed each other and yet, do not resemble one another. Unseemly, exciting, also sometimes enigmatic, they nevertheless allow us to understand a bit better «the how? and the why ?» Simple and surprising, two questions which enlighten us a bit better each time on the ancient secrets of the Vaud region.

Montreux in the Middle Ages
Montreux in 1536
Montreux in 1798
Montreux in the 19th Century
Montreux and the Great War
Tourism in Montreux