Here Queen's music loudly greets you, even if crowds do not.
I had the studio to myself while there, and I meandered through its three rooms at my own pace.
And several of the bars and restaurants Mercury favoured still stand: Fans can have a meal at Brasserie Bavaria, a drink at Funky Claude's, or stay at the Montreux Palace, where Mercury and the band spent many a night.
I stayed down the road/promenade from the palace at the Royal Plaza.
In 1979, they bought Mountain Studios, where they did much of their recording.