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July 3-10, 2020 - ONLY 2 SPACES REMAINING!


The Montreux Jazz Festival was founded in 1967 and for more than five decades has brought the best of jazz to Lake Geneva, Switzerland. 

Originally a pure jazz festival, with the likes of Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Jack DeJohnette and more, attendees will now enjoy bluessoul, and rock artists, as well as music from all continents.  There truly is something there for everyone.


There are too many names to mention of artists who have graced their stages, but let's give it a try: Santana, Van Morrison, B.B. KingWeather ReportBuddy GuyCamarón de la IslaChuck BerryGeorge Clinton and Parliament-FunkadelicEric ClaptonBo DiddleyStan GetzJoe HendersonDizzy GillespieOscar PetersonCharles MingusEtta JamesSonny RollinsCount BasieChick CoreaHerbie HancockRay CharlesStevie Ray VaughanElis ReginaLes McCann and the list goes on!

Though the lineup won't be announced until next year, you can rest assured there will be a plethora of amazing artists on stages throughout the Montreux Jazz Festival grounds. 

There's also a jazz boat and a jazz train, and all genres of music can be heard everywhere. 

Montreux is the oldest jazz festival in Europe and one of the best! 



  • Meeting and assistance at Geneva International airport upon group arrival and departures from Switzerland

  • Guiding, as per program, by licensed English-speaking representative

  • RT airport transfers  (for the group arrival and departure)

  • 8 nights accommodations in 4 star hotels

    • 6 nights in Montreux​

    • 2 nights in Geneva

  • Daily breakfast

  • Daily tickets to jazz festival, jazz train or jazz boat

  • Mountaintop excursion for lunch in a Swiss chalet

  • Tour of the Lavaux vineyards

  • Sunset dinner cruise on Lake Geneva

  • Swiss army knife making workshop



Attractions you will enjoy:


  • Daily tickets to the jazz festival​, jazz train or jazz boat

  • Tour of Gruyère cheese factory and Swiss chocolate factory

  • Sail Lake Geneva on the Voile Latine

  • Mountaintop excursion for lunch at Le Coucou, a typical chalet restaurant in the Swiss Alps

  • Tour of the Lavaux vineyards


  • Sunset dinner cruise on Lake Geneva


  • RT airfare U.S. - Montreux -U.S.

  • Meals not mentioned

  • Beverages during included meals

  • Gratuities to guides and drivers

  • Personal extras

  • Travel insurance


Maximum availability: 20 guests

Minimum requirement: 12 guests

NOTE:  If minimum number is not met 60 days prior to departure, all monies paid by registered guests will be refunded without penalty.

Packages from $3,750 per person based on double occupancy. ​ Single occupancy please add $1,190 to the package price.

​A $500 non-refundable deposit per person is required to reserve space with minimum monthly payments of $500 per person due on the first of each month following payment of deposit.  Total payment due 60 days prior to departure.

You will receive a complete copy of our company's terms and conditions, with reservation documents.

Going Places International can provide you a quote on RT airfare for your consideration.  You are under no obligation to purchase your airfare through us.

Please contact us with any questions  at

Looking forward to sharing this amazing experience with you!

"Once a year

 go someplace

you've never been


         - DALAI LAMA"

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We will be greeted at the airport in Geneva and transferred to our host hotel in Montreux. Tonight you will enjoy performances  of jazz, as well as the Welcome Reception hosted by Going Places International.  

Overnight: Eurotel Montreux 


We'll kick off the first day on the jazz boat which sails on beautiful Lake Geneva overlooking Mont Blanc and the Swiss Alps.

After dinner, we will enjoy special performances in the Jazz Lab on the festival grounds, then enjoy the star-filled evening in Montreux.

Overnight: Eurotel Montreux 

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Today we will take the private train to Gruyère to experience production of the famous Swiss cheese then visit their charming medieval town. We will also visit the chocolate factory to discover the secrets of the creation of Swiss chocolate and enjoy a high flavoured tasting.

We'll return to Montreux in time for dinner and a festival headliner


Overnight: Eurotel Montreux 

NOTE:  Janet Jackson performed at Montreux Jazz Festival 2019. 


Guests today have the choice of sailing on a vessel with Latin sails or taking the jazz train to enjoy New Orleans or Brazilian jazz.

Evening on your own to enjoy dinner, a trip to a neighboring town or absorb more of the fun of the jazz festival.

Overnight: Eurotel Montreux 

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Late morning we will take a 40 minute ride up the mountain to Le Coucou Restaurant, a traditional Swiss chalet located 1,150 meters above sea level, and dine on its terrace with a panoramic view of Lake Geneva and the Alps.

Tonight features the Jazz

Club on the festival grounds.

Overnight: Eurotel Montreux 


Swiss wine is amazing and today we will visit the 800 hectares of Lavaux vineyards which have been accorded the coveted UNESCO World-Heritage listing. Taste locally produced wines in an authentic wine cellar and learn more about local wine growing culture and grape varieties.  Tonight we'll enjoy our final concert at the festival.


Overnight: Eurotel Montreux 

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We'll arrive in Geneva late morning and you can visit the Palais des Nations (European U.N.), The Quartier des Bains the European platform for modern art, with bistros and trendy bars that contribute to the night-time buzz.  This evening we will enjoy a sunset dinner cruise on Lake Geneva after visiting Le Jardin Anglais and the Jet d'Eau.

Overnight: Hotel D Geneve


Montreux and Geneva

are a great vacation combination and the memories of the two will provide lots of fun conversations when you get home.

Today we head to the airport for our return to the U.S.  We hope you'll join us for another jazz festival in the future!

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PLEASE NOTE:  As with all music festivals, the performances aren't announced until  much closer to the date.   You can rest assured that Montreux Jazz Festival has provided the very best performances in the world for over 50 years.

Also, remember you are not required to participate in all activities.  It's totally up to you!

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