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Montreux is a municipality and a Swiss town on the shoreline of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps. It belongs to the district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland and has a population of approximately 26,433, and about 85,000 in the agglomeration Vevey-Montreux as 2019.

The centre of the region named Riviera, Montreux is an important tourist destination since the 19th century for its mild climate. The region includes numerous Belle Époque palaces and hotels near the shores of Lake Geneva. Montreux railway station is a stop on the Simplon Railway and is a mountain railway hub.

Due to it location in formally neutral Switzerland, pleasant location and large tourist infrastructure, it is a popular place for international conferences.

Private schools

Young ones from rich and prominent families from all over the world are sent to finishing schools in Switzerland. The Riviera School or École Riviera, an international school, is in Montreux.[1]

Other local schools include Surval Montreux (an international all girls boarding school) and St George's School in Switzerland (British international school, in Clarens).

Institut Monte Rosa, an international co-educational boarding school, is in Territet.[2]

Private hospitality schools in the area include Swiss Hotel Management School (in Caux), Hotel Institute Montreux (Montreux), and Glion Institute of Higher Education (Glion).



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