Mont Pèlerin

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Mont Pèlerin can be tackled on foot, by car or funicular railway, from the arrival station of which the broad view takes in Lake Leman and the Vaudoise Alps. At the summit, the Plein Ciel tower has a panoramic lift offering a peerless view over the Prealps, Jura and surrounding lakes. Returning by car via Charonne and Chexbres, the lovely road has views of the dents du Midi and the peaks of Savoie's Haut-Chablais.

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on foot: Pichette harbour marked trail (5hrs round trip); funicular: in Vevey (information at visitor centre) and 45-min walk - all year, every 20min - CHF10 round trip; by car: 25-km drive. At the top, panoramic lift at the Tour Plein ciel: Apr-Oct: 9am-6pm - CHF5)

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