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Vevey is a small Swiss town located on the north shore of Geneva lake . The historic name of this Vevey town was Vivicus. The ancient Greek philosopher Ptolemy named it Ouikos. The town is mainly French-speaking.
The western part of the town is bordered by the Veveyse River whereas the eastern part of it is bordered by th e Oyonnaz River. The headquarter of Nestle was established over here in 1867.

In this Swiss town of Vevey many renowned personality used to stay. Some of them are as follows
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau, famous writer and philosopher
  • Bruno Hoffmann, glass harp player
  • Victor Hugo, poet
  • John Pierpont Morgan, financier
  • James Mason, actor,
  • Graham Greene, writer
  • Charlie Chaplin, the famous actor
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Claude Nicollier, astronaut

Vevey also celebrates several festivals. Winegrowers' is probably the most remarkable among them. It is going on since 18 th century. It includes many fun activities. Such as rides on the Ohio River, musical shows, cheerleading competitions, car rally etc. The second biggest European market squire, Grand place is situated in this Swiss town of Vevey.

Apart from this Vevey is also an attraction of the tourists all across the world. It is infact one of the most popular tourist destination in Switzerland. The accommodation facility of Vevey is quite good. There are many hotels, restaurants and hostels over here. Some of these hotels provide online booking services. The hotels in Vevey include
  • Astra Pavillon Hotel
  • Best Western Hotel du Lac
  • Hotellerie de Chatonneyre
  • Hotellerie de Chatonneyre
  • Minotel Hotel De Famille
  • Chez Chibrac
Home to many a poet and philosopher of yesteryears, Vevey is one of the oldest cities of Switzerland.

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