General Information

Climate and clothing

The climate is usually mild in April with temperatures of around 17 to 20° Celsius (63 to 70° F). However, in addition to light clothing, don’t forget warmer clothes and a raincoat for rainy days and good walking shoes as well as proper clothing if you plan excursions to the mountains.

Passport and visa requirements

For citizens of most countries, only a valid passport is required. EU citizens need only valid passport; for other countries, visitors may need a visa. Please consult your travel agency or the nearest Swiss Consulate. On request, Symporg SA will be pleased to send you an Official Invitation letter.


The local currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF). One Swiss Franc equals approximately 0.90 Euro. Banking hours are from Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm


Shops in Montreux are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm and Saturday from 8:30 to 5:00 pm.

Tourism board information