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Join us now, and follow in the footsteps of Freddie Mercury and Queen in Montreux!

Accompanied by a guide

Multilingual audio guide

Two different durations

Two different itineraries

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Through fascinating anecdotes and stories, exclusive archive pictures, but also thanks to the many testimonies of Peter Freestone, his personal assistant for more than 10 years and who narrates the story in its English version, we invite you, for the time of a guided city tour, to immerse yourself into the years when Freddie Mercury came to find "peace of mind in Montreux".

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General Terms and Conditions of Sale

Coronavirus Information

Freddie Tours follows and applies the guidelines imposed by the Swiss Confederation on a daily basis.

Cancellation conditions (since october 2020)

Special cancellation conditions now apply. If you have a reservation and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation prevents you from participating, please contact us before the date of your Freddie Tour. We will make a free cancellation and a full refund of your booking.

Your safety during the tour

We apply all the sanitary measures in order to make you enjoy your visit in the safest possible conditions. The audio equipment provided is cleaned and disinfected before and after each use and the size of the groups has been adapted. A protective mask is provided free of charge to participants at the beginning of the tour.



The general conditions of sale apply to bookings on our website They are an integral part of any contract between Freddie Tours Sàrl and its customers.

By booking a service on the website, the customer accepts the present General Terms and Conditions of Sale and without any modification and in their entirety.

Conditions of purchase

Freddie Tours Sàrl reserves the right to cancel one of its tours in case of force majeure, sudden and unforeseeable unavailability of the guide, or in case of insufficient number of participants.

In case of cancellation at the initiative of Freddie Tours Sàrl, Freddie Tours Sàrl will inform the participant concerned by e-mail or by telephone (via the e-mail or telephone number given by the client at the time of booking), will offer him/her to postpone to other dates or, if necessary, will proceed to a full refund of the booking.

Customer's obligation during the guided tour

Any customer who arrives late may be refused to participate in the guided tour. Participants are kindly requested to arrive at the place of departure no later than 15 minutes before the indicated time of the beginning of the tour.

Prior to the start of the Freddie Tour, the guide will give safety instructions which the participant agrees to listen to and follow scrupulously throughout the tour. In case of non-compliance with any of these instructions, Freddie Tours Sàrl reserves the right to exclude the participant from the guided tour, without being able to claim or demand a refund.

During the guided tour, Freddie Tours Sàrl also reserves the right to exclude a participant in case of behaviour deemed inappropriate, immoral, disrespectful and/or unacceptable. If the guided tour is interrupted or shortened by a participant, for any reason whatsoever, the other participants cannot claim a refund.

Content of the guided tour

The content and structure of the guided tours provided by Freddie Tours Sàrl are protected by copyright.

During the guided tour, participants are allowed to make amateur films or photographs. It is however strictly forbidden to take pictures, film or record the content of the audio guides.

Failure to comply with this prohibition may result in the immediate termination of the guided tour for the offending participant without the right to claim or demand a refund.

Any reproduction, representation or distribution, in its entirety or in part, of the content of the guided tours, of any of their elements (texts, photos, anecdotes, places visited, etc.) or of the route travelled for commercial or promotional purposes, on a website or blog is strictly forbidden.

In order to prevent theft, the audioguides used by Freddie Tours Sàrl are equipped with an alarm that automatically activates when they are too far away from the rest of the group. The audioguide is also unusable without the presence of the guide who triggers the the diffusion of the various information. The content inside the guide is therefore protected and cannot be played without the guide.

During the guided tour

Freddie Tours Sàrl cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to the personal belongings of the participant who is entirely responsible for his or her belongings during the tour. In order to enjoy this attraction in the best conditions, we invite you to come only with the bare necessities. No personal objects of any kind may be left or kept during the visit by Freddie Tours Sàrl or its guide.

The duration of the guided tour is only given as an indication. It will depend on the walking rhythm of the group as well as on the questions and interactions of the participants with the guide during the excursion. Delays may therefore occur. In this case Freddie Tours Sàrl cannot be held responsible for the consequences.

Guided tours take place in all weather conditions. In the event of rain, participants are therefore required to wear suitable clothing (umbrella and/or rain jacket) on the day of their visit.

We also strongly advise participants to bring a bottle of water or a refreshing drink.

Any recording or photograph taken by the guide or a representative of Freddie Tours Sàrl during the guided tour may be used for promotional or commercial purposes on behalf of Freddie Tours Sàrl. Under no circumstances can the participant claim any financial compensation. On simple request, the participant can, for example, ask at the beginning of the guided tour not to be photographed or filmed.

Services of Freddie Tours

Freddie Tours reserves the right to modify the route or tour itinerary (e.g. in case of road works). Changing the itinerary of a guided tour does not give right to a reduction or refund.

Freddie Tours Sàrl cannot be held responsible for the defects of the service providers (transport company, etc.), for incidents, accidents, bodily injury and material damage occurring during the excursion to and from the area of the guided tour.


The prices shown on the website are net prices in Swiss francs (CHF). They include VAT. The current rates are those published on the

Freddie Tours Sàrl reserves the right to modify its prices at any time, the price appearing on the site on the day of the order will be the only one applicable to the buyer.

Legal Notice

About Freddie Tours

Freddie Tours Sàrl is a limited liability company, registered since February 2020 in the Swiss trade register. Register.

Head Office:
Freddie Tours Sàrl
Grand-Rue 24
1820 Montreux

Its IDE identifier is CHE-156.569.092 and its swiss registered company number is CH-550.1.189.187-7.

Freddie Tours Sàrl aims to organize events, including the supply of services and all activities in the tourism sector, guided tours, accompaniment and organization of excursions.

Services offered on the website

The use of the website involves the acceptance of theses legal notices.

The website is updated regularly. These legal notices as well as the General Terms and Conditions of Sale are therefore liable to be modified or supplemented at any time.

The present legal notices as well as the General Terms and Conditions of Sale are written in French. In the event that they are translated into one or more foreign languages, only the French text shall be deemed authentic in the event of a dispute.

Description of the services provided on the website

The website is intended to provide information concerning all the activities of the Freddie Tours Sàrl company, which endeavours to provide on its website information that is as accurate as possible. However, Freddie Tours Sàrl cannot be held responsible for any omissions or inaccuracies, whether they are due to its own fault or to the fault of the third party partners who provide it with this information.

All the information indicated on the website are given as an indication, and are likely to be changed.

Intellectual property of the website

Freddie Tours Sàrl is the owner of the intellectual property rights and holds the rights on all the accessible elements of its website, its Facebook page and Instagram, including the text content, photos, graphic elements, logo, icons etc...

Any unauthorized use of the website or the elements it contains will be considered as an infringement and will be prosecuted. It is therefore strictly forbidden to reuse, transfer or make business for its own account all or part of the elements or works of the website without prior written permission of the company Freddie Tours Sàrl.

Management of personal data on the website

When you access and the Freddie Tour newsletter, the following data are transmitted and saved: IP address, date, time, the request entered in your browser as well as general information about your operating system and internet browser.

The website is secured with SSL technology, all information transmitted are encrypted.

When booking a tour, the personal data transmitted are only used by necessity within the context of the reservation (check by the guide on the day of the visit of the contact details of the client having made the booking).

If you contact us via our contact form, the personal data provided will only be used for the purpose of replying to the person who sent the request.

The user provides these data with full knowledge of the facts, in particular when he enters them himself.

Freddie Tours Sàrl collects the country of the user via the IP address for the need of certain features offered on its website and in order to improve the user's experience. The website also uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. for statistical and analytical purposes.

The external provider Stripe is responsible for processing all online credit card payments (Visa, Mastercard or American Express).Your credit card information are not transmitted or stored on our website at any time. Your online payment is 100% secure.

Any user has a right of access, rectification and opposition to the personal data concerning him/her by making a request to Freddie Tours Sàrl.

No personal information recorded on the website will be published without the user's knowledge, exchanged or sold on any support or to third parties.

When processing personal data, Freddie Tours Sàrl, takes all reasonable measures to protect them against any loss, misappropriated use, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

Place of jurisdiction and applicable law

The place of jurisdiction is the place of the registered head office of Freddie Tours Sàrl, namely Montreux, Switzerland.

Only Swiss law is applicable.

If necessary, you can send us your questions using the contact form.

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In view of the Coronavirus situation and the unique measures taken in Europe and Switzerland, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone all Freddie Tours. New dates will be announced depending on the decisions of the Swiss authorities and the improvement of the situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Freddie Tour

  • Duration about 1 hour.
  • Easy walk of 1 kilometre on the lakeside of Montreux.
  • The history of music in Montreux, the stay of Freddie Mercury and the band Queen with fascinating facts and stories.
  • Accompanied by a guide & multilingual audio guide.
  • Meeting point : under the Montreux Covered Market, behind the bus stop, "Montreux Marché".
  • Free with the Montreux Riviera Card.

Freddie Tour (Extended)

  • Duration approx. 2.5 hours.
  • Easy 2 km walk in town and along the lake.
  • A more complete itinerary with more places, stories and anecdotes to discover.
  • Accompanied by a guide & multilingual audio guide.
  • Meeting point : in front of the "Montreux Jazz Festival" sign on the lake side of the Montreux Convention Centre (2m2c).
  • Free with the Montreux Riviera Card.


The Montreux Riviera Card is offered for each night in the Montreux-Vevey area. It is automatically given to you on arrival at your hotel, holiday apartment or private clinic and gives you many advantages such as free use of the entire VMCV public transport network on the entire Riviera.

In addition to a glass of wine offered at the Station "i" of Montreux and Vevey, the Montreux Riviera Card also allows you to obtain discounts on activities and admissions to the following museums :

You will find more information about the Montreux Riviera Card on the official website of the "Montreux Riviera" tourist office at: You can also download the information brochure of the Montreux Riviera Card.

General information

Freddie Tour - Meeting point

Under the Montreux Covered Market, behind the bus stop, "Montreux Marché".

Everyone must arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time of the visit.


About Freddie Tour

Do you enjoy the music of Queen and the voice of Freddie Mercury? Do you wonder why a statue of the singer was installed in Montreux? Do you know the mythical first chords of Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water" and want to discover more about the history of the song in front of the building that inspired it?

On this guided tour, come and explore all these subjects and many more by following the route that Freddie Mercury took to go and record in the idyllic setting of Montreux, on the peaceful shores of Lake Geneva.

From the meeting point, the group will go to the Montreux Casino. The tour will end in front of the Freddie Mercury statue. Various stops will be made along the way to discover the many points of interest related to Freddie Mercury and Queen.

  • Our guests will be accompanied by a guide who speaks both French and English.
  • Each guest will be provided with an audioguide. Languages currently available: English (with Peter Freestone's voice), French, German, Italian and Russian.
  • The guided city tour lasts about 1 hour.
  • The guided city tour of about 1km through Montreux presents no difficulties and is suitable for everyone. 
  • Our guided city tours take place in all weather conditions. In case of rain, the tour is adapted and umbrellas are provided.

To find out more information about the Freddie Tour, we invite you to read our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) or to contact us.

Coronavirus Information

In view of the situation related to Coronavirus, we are taking all the necessary sanitary measures to ensure that you enjoy your visit in the safest possible conditions. The audio equipment provided is cleaned and disinfected before and after each use and the size of the groups has been adapted. A safety mask is provided free of charge at the beginning of the tour to participants.

Freddie Tour Voices

Find out who made the audio recordings in the different languages for the audioguides. The Freddie Tour recordings were made at Conatus Studios.

Peter Freestone

Freddie Mercury's personal assistant for more than 10 years

Wardrobe manager for the "Royal Ballet" of London, Peter Freestone met Freddie Mercury in 1979. He became his personal assistant shortly after this first meeting. Peter lives and travels all over the world with Freddie Mercury and assists him in his daily life. He spent more than 10 years at his side, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day until his death in 1991.

In addition to the many photos and videos, it is Peter himself that you will hear on the audioguides of the English version during the guided tour and who will give you explanations, stories and anecdotes.

Learn more about Peter Freestone.

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