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The isbi Schools Directory Guide To The Top International Schools And Private Schools in Monreux & Vevey

For anyone planning a move to or within Montreux & Vevey in Switzerland, we have collated information below about different places to live, International schools and private schools (including High schools), property and relocation agents and other information we think useful for relocating to Montreux & Vevey and the surrounding area.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Switzerland, Montreux’s famous suburbs and nearby towns include Vevey, Aigle, Lutry and Morges.

Montreux has a great choice of high quality private international schools and high schools, beautiful nearby countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different property to call home, from Switzerland mansions and estates, villas and bungalows to new build executive housing, family townhouses and apartments.

"From the lake to the mountains and vineyards, Montreux Riviera offers a postcard landscape. It’s an authentic little piece of paradise that has attracted many artists, writers and travellers in search of beauty, tranquillity and inspiration.

"Montreux & Vevey are right on Lake Geneva, with the neighbouring district of Blonay-Saint-Légier to the north-west. Nearby towns include Vevey and La Tour-de-Peilz to the north, alongside Villeneuve and Port-Valais to the south.

Freddie Mercury spent a large amount of time in Montreux, stating that “if you want peace of mind, come to Montreux”




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Looking for a prestigious International (private) school in Montreux & Vevey, Switzerland?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Montreux & Vevey and you and your family are researching some of the best International schools and private schools in Montreux, Vevey and other nearby areas there is a big choice of high quality Montreux & Vevey schools, with a number of the Montreux highest ranking International schools considered to be some of the best in Switzerland.

The private education sector in and around Montreux features day and residential boarding schools, single sex and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and high schools.

Find Private International Schools In Montreux & Vevey, Switzerland (Or "International Schools And Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 36+ years, the isbi School Search Directory is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>   You can search for International schools and private schools with a reputation for excellence in Montreux and in the suburbs of Montreux or towns like Vevey, Aigle, Lutry and Morges by using our International Schools Directory and International Schools Finder (powered by School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the International schools, private schools and colleges and High schools listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

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Please see below for a full list of private schools and colleges in Montreux and Vevey, one of the best being:



Haut-Lac International Bilingual School

Chemin de Pangires 26, St-Légier, Vesey, Vaud, Switzerland 1806

Private School (Fee Paying), Co-Educational, 3 - 18 Years, Day & Boarding (Full, Weekly)

Haut-Lac International Bilingual School is a co-educational school offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme, where 600 students from 50 countries play, learn and grow together.

[Read More About Haut-Lac International Bilingual School...]



Top International Schools And Private Schools & Colleges In Montreux, Switzerland

Some of the best International schools and private schools and colleges in Montreux, Switzerland providing a top-tier, world-class day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:




Where To Live In Montreux, Switzerland

The most popular suburbs in Montreux, Switzerland and the surrounding area include, with approximate population numbers:

Montreux (24,500)

Montreux Centre (9,700)

Clarens (7,200),

Territet (1,600)

Les Planches (595)

Glion (600),

Montreux-Veytaux (400)

Vevey (17660)




Montreux is a very popular place to live and many people move to Montreux each year, or to near Montreux and the surrounding area, from around Europe and the rest of the world.

Many of those moving to Montreux & Vevey are seeking a more urban lifestyle, deciding to relocate to the Montreux for work and to enjoy the great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic bars, restaurants, sports and popular cultural events involving art and music available to families living in Montreux and the surrounding area.

Eight Things To Know About Montreux, Switzerland

> FACT 1: Freddie Mercury, famous for being the lead singer of the band Queen, went on to record 6 albums in a studio in Montreux!

> FACT 2: Montreux is one of Switzerland’s architectural hubs and the town works hard to keep it that way. In 1990, the Wakker Prize for the development and preservation of architectural heritage was awarded to the town.

> FACT 3: Montreux has an amazing Jazz festival that takes place every June. It is actually the second-largest Jazz festival in the world!

> FACT 4: The Lavaux Vineyards, located just slightly north of Montreux, are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

> FACT 5: The rock band Deep Purple drew inspiration for their hit song ‘Smoke on the Water’ whilst staying in Montreux!

> FACT 6: The Roller Sports Federation was founded in Montreux in 1924! The town also has the oldest Roller Sports club, founded in 1911.

> FACT 7: Whilst settling into the town, take a short walk to the Castle of Chillon! The beautiful castle is only a 35 minute trip by foot and is a key landmark in the region.

> FACT 8: Montreux is fairly small, with the area spanning only 12.9 square miles.

Where To Live In Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a townhouse, large apartment, villa, mansion or country estate, with or without granny annex, garden or swimming pool. There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

From central Montreux living to rural, country or lake lifestyles, Montreux and the surrounding area is full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming estates, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods, friendly residential communities and countryside.

Commuting To And From Montreux By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Montreux is especially popular with those happy to work from home most of the time but needing to occasionally commute to other places for work.

Others are happy to commute more regularly to Vevey, Geneva Lausanne, and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

> Montreux To Geneva: Geneva is about 100 km by road from Montreux via the A9 and A1 and driving to the centre of Geneva from Montreux normally takes under 1 hour 20 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Geneva from Montreux, with trains taking from 1 hour 15 minutes.

> Montreux To Lausanne: Lausanne is about 28 km by road from Montreux via the A9 and driving to the centre of Lausanne from Montreux normally takes under 40 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Lausanne from Montreux, with trains taking around 20 minutes.

> Montreux To Vevey: Vevey is about 7 km by road from Montreux via Route 9 and driving to the centre of Vevey from Montreux normally takes under 20 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Vevey from Montreux, with trains taking from 6 minutes.



Nearest Airports To Montreux, Switzerland

The nearest airport to Montreux is Geneva Geneve-Cointrin (GVA) which is 40 mi from Montreux. Other nearby airports include Belp (BRN) (under 43 mi), Chambery (CMF) (73 mi) and Basel (EAP) (84 mi)




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