Switzerland is a paradise for people looking for a stunning vacation. From the best landscapes to rich cultural heritage, delicious meals to lovely people. This fabulous place is full of wonders and one of those amazing wonders is none other than Chillon Castle. This castle is very popular amongst tourists who love to explore history and get fascinated by unique architecture and designs. Keep reading to know more about Chillon Castle in Switzerland.
This beautiful castle is located on a rock which makes it more spectacular and offers some of the best views. It is on the banks of Lake Geneva adding more beauty to the castle. This water castle is also known as the most visited building in the whole of Switzerland. From the 12th to the 16th century the castle belonged to the Counts of Savoy and then was conquered by the inhabitants of Bern and subsequently, Vaud inhabitants prevailed.
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This huge castle has a total of 25 buildings and 3 courtyards which are protected by two circular walls. Wall paintings from the 14th century, parade halls, bedrooms and every other room, all are very well preserved in their original form to date. This castle entertains more than 400,000 guests each year and offers them the best experiences.
You can choose out of these 3 ways to reach Chillon Castle:
You can reach your destination by the A9 motorway, Villeneuve or Montreux junctions. The car parking is free of cost in front of the castle. Do not leave your valuable items in your vehicle as lockers are available at the castle grounds.
Many boats depart from Montreux, Lausanne, Vevey and Villeneuve on a regular basis. The Chillon boat stop is 100m away from the castle.
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