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In a country with four distinct linguistic communities, music has been an important factor in developing a singular culture within Switzerland, and this makes it a fascinating destination for a school music tour.  

If you travel during the summer, your band could stay in the beautiful town of Montreux and perform at the world-famous Montreux Jazz Festival! And you won’t just be able to perform in Switzerland – you can cross the border into France and perform there too!

When you’re not performing on your school music tour to Montreux, Switzerland, there are lots of exciting visits and activities to enjoy, including the unmissable Queen: The Studio Experience - an exhibition of memorabilia in the studio the band owned and recorded seven albums in. Visit Mont Blanc and explore some ice caves and sample some of that famous Swiss cheese and chocolate to get the real alpine experience!


Sample Itinerary

7 days/4 nights

From £549pp

Tour price includes:
  • Return coach transportation
  • Return ferry crossings
  • x3 concerts
  • 1 x swimming session
  • Full-board accommodation
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed final itinerary pack with relevant maps and visit confirmations
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT at current rates to tour operators
  • Free itinerary planning service
Day 1   Coach arrives at school Ferry crossing
Day 2 Travel through Switzerland Arrive at the hotel Evening at leisure
Day 3 Visit Chateau Chillon

Hot lunch at the hotel


Evening concert at La Chapelle d'Abondance
Day 4 Visit the chocolate factory in Broc

Time to explore Montreux with possible visit to Queen: The Studio Experience

Late afternoon concert as part of the Montreux Jazz Festival

Evening free to enjoy the rest of the festival
Day 5 Full-day excursion to Aquapark Evening concert at Villeneuve town square
Day 6 Morning visiting the local market Late afternoon departure Overnight travel and crossing
Day 7 Travel back to school 
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