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Address: Av de Chillon 21, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
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+41 21 966 89 10
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Montreux, Château de Chillon, and Chaplin's World Day Trip from Geneva
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Chillon Castle Day Tour from Lausanne
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Day Trip to Montreux and Château de Chillon with Steamboat Cruise

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Our trip to Switzerland and the Alps was centered around the mountains. We had not done much research on Chillon. However, after learning more about the history of Counts of... read more

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our trip to Switzerland and the Alps was centered around the mountains. We had not done much research on Chillon. However, after learning more about the history of Counts of Savoy, we added a visit to our itinerary. We really enjoyed the self guided tour. The restoration work was very well done. Spending a few hours at the Chateau is... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful piece of Swiss history. Really worthwhile visiting. Spend about 2 -3 hours here to take it all in.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Castle of Chillon is an impressive castle full of history and really well kept. I would advice to check their calendars as they have a range of great events such as " getting food like in the old days" with people dressed and activities from the ancient years.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Castle last weekend. At first we were suprised that it was smaller than expected, but the guided tour using the smartphone ap was excellent. The wall paintings and wooden ceilings were beautiful. The snow started falling while we were there! It was quite cold, so I'd recommend going with hat gloves and extra clothing at this time... More 

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Chardonne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Château de Chillion is a great visit for all age categories! Its super well maintained, location in the lakefront is amazing. Suitable for most ages... some parts are tougher to get to but generally all ages can get everywhere.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is fantastic (relatively small) castle right on the water (Lake Geneva) and it is in excellent shape (the best I have seen) so one gets a reasonably good sense of what it must have been like to live in such a place. We got a tour by a accredited guide and it was truly a delight! Everyone in our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Castle is in good shape, have a lot of things inside from the era that can be viewed, recommend if you are in the area.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The pictures from the outside do not do this place justice. It looks just like any other boring castle in Europe from the outside, but we were pleasantly surprise by how beautifully kept and big it is from the inside. The self-tour audio guide was awesome and provided very interesting history and background of the castle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place to visit. It cost us 10.50CHF (senior price) each. There is no time limit and once inside with your free brochure of how to get round, your free to roam and imagine the chateau in years gone by. It's a truly exciting experience and I loved every room, every corner and every view out of... More 

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Geneva, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed up the mountainside and took a walk along the lake to get to Chateau de Chillon. Although I did not step foot into the Castle, it was really amazing to see amidst the Lake from the outside. I highly recommended walking lakeside for as long as you can from the center of Montreux to Chateau de Chillon.

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