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Chateau de Chillon: Tours & Tickets

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The doors of one of Europe's most fascinating castle are open to you. This thousand year old historical monument is located in an natural setting on the shores of Lake Geneva in at the foot of the Alps in Switzerland. Individual or groups tours...more
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avenue de Chillon 21, Veytaux 1820, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived on the local bus. Entry was easy. The courtyard s are full of interesting building shapes. Medieval roofs and walkways. Great pains have been taken to make the castle accessible. There are artefacts and furniture to view. The staircases are like a maze.....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BirdBrain99
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This castle is magnificent the rooms and some of the period furniture is amazing! The frescoes on the walls that have been uncovered are beautiful. The dungeon was amazing and the history was amazing! No wonder Lord Byron wrote about it! Looking out on the...More

Thank 1LoveItaly
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely worth the scenic walk from the train station to visit this unique Chateau. Lots to see and explore and beautiful views. Spacious place even with crowds.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MarylandSpartan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A picturesque castle on the edge of Lake Leman (Geneva) in the beautiful town of Montreux. A must see as the castle is well preserved and the setting could be better.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lizmalan22
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful, well preserved castle in a beautiful setting on Lake Geneva. There are many rooms to visit and lots of stairs and narrow passages to maneuver. It dates back to the 11th century. There are also many items on display from medieval...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 622eagle
Château D, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau de Chillon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Chillon Castle ! We are happy to know that you enjoyed your time here. Best regards :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Montreux was one of our favorite stops in Switzerland partly because of the beautiful lakeside walk ending at this beautiful castle! There are flowers and trees lining Lake Geneva and you are surrounded by the mountains. The self guided tour was easy to follow and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AlisonNSH
Château D, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau de Chillon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Indeed, a walk on the lakeside is a wonderful way to reach the castle ! We are happy to know that you liked your time in Chillon ! Best regards :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Château de Chillon was absolutely beautiful. Definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area and like castles! Got some great photos for my Instagram :)

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Priscilla B
Château D, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau de Chillon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us ! We are glad that you enjoyed your time in the castle. Feel free to tag @chateauchillon in your Instagram pictures so that we can share it :) Best regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of cobbles and steps, not at all suitable for elderly or disabled. Brochures or guide maps not given out until the end of guided tour so unable to look on your own, I just sat in the courtyard waing for our party to finish...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank pars0pat
Château D, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau de Chillon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Due to its construction in the Middle Ages, the castle is unfortunately not really suitable for people with mobility problems. However, we try to propose alternatives of visit for less mobile visitors. For this purpose, two audiovisual terminals allowing to make a virtual visit...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chateau de Chillon is an island castle on Lake Geneva. It is the most visited historical monument in Switzerland and well worth the visit! It inspired the castle in Disney's "The Little Mermaid." The castle has an unknown construction date, but the earliest recorded mention...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mercedcampgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I believe one of the most photogenic castles in Switzerland. The most beautiful shots from the shoreline on both sides. The interior is fun and it a fairly good sized Castle so you can easily spend 2 hours exploring all the rooms. Parking is off...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Perry H
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Response from Rich G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we arrived as they were about to open, and simply passed the place and parked in the roadside parking lot. It didn't appear to have a lot of spaces, but being early we fit no problem. No payment was required. There... More
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31 January 2019|
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Response from Château D | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunalty the lockers at Chillon Castle arent' big enough for carry on luggages. It is more for bagpacks or hand bags. I strongly recommend you to leave your luggages at Montreux train station. WIshing you a... More
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26 June 2018|
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Hello, yes it will work. You can explain at the cash desk that you couldn't print the tickets as you are travelling. Best regards
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