Heritage Days – 7 and 8 Sept 2024: Guided tours at the Caux Palace

Welcome to the Caux Palace where we offer a range of guided tours as part of the 2024 Heritage Days! Come and discover this jewel of the Belle Epoque and enjoy its breathtaking view from the heights of Montreux in the village of Caux. 


  • When : Saturday 7 September & Sunday 8 September 2024
  • Address : Rue du Panorama 2 – 1824 Caux / Montreux (VD)
  • Guided tours: free on reservation
  • Length of each visit: 1h30
  • Languages: French + 2 visits in Ukrainian at 18:00)
  • Tickets available: 15 people per tour in French, 30 people per tour in Ukrainian


The Caux Palace theatre


The Caux Palace  is one of the largest hotels in Switzerland. Built in 1902 by Eugène Jost, also architect of the Palace de Montreux, it is built on a terrace more than 500 metres long and is nestled in the heights of Montreux, at an altitude of 1000 metres, offering breathtaking views of the entire Lake Geneva basin.

During the tour, you will discover prestigious spaces, like the theatre and the Main Hall and explore behind-the-scenes areas, such as the laundry and the construction workshops.

You will also find out more about the international networks of the Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation and its activities in Switzerland and abroad.


The Main Hall at the Caux Palace



7 September 2024

  • 10h00 -11h30
  • 12h00 -13h30 (reserved for persons with reduced mobility)
  • 14h00 -15h30
  • 16h00 – 17h30
  • 16h30 – 18h (in Ukrainian)


8 September 2024

  • 10h00 – 11h30
  • 12h00 – 13h30 (reserved for persons with reduced mobility)
  •  14h00 – 15h30
  •  16h00 – 17h30
  •  16h30 – 18h (in Ukrainian)


Your guides

The tours will be led by in-house historian Andrew Stallybrass, an expert on the history of Caux Palace and the Initiatives of Change movement, and members of the Foundation team.


The Maharadja Room (photo: Marek Slavicky)


Access to the Caux Palace

  • By train: “Caux” train stop on the Montreux-Rochers de Naye train
  • By car: from Montreux drive up to Glion / Caux
  • Parking: carpark available nearby
  • PRM: Wheelchair access and PRM toilets



Register here before 5 September



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