Swiss Alps - Switzerland - Castles and palaces

Swiss Alps - Switzerland - Castles and palaces

Castles and palaces

Alps is a land of castles which guard the mountain valleys, and the palaces of kings and emperors.

In the Alps there is a lot of them. This site presents those that can be visited. Does not provide those who serve as private residences and are not open to the public.

Castles and palaces are described in the following data: name, address, brief description, link to the website of tourist attraction, photo.

nameAddress / brief descriptionlink to the website of tourist attractionphoto / view from a webcam
Aigle - castle
Aigle - Castle

Castles and palaces
Swiss Alps
Address:

1860 Aigle
Switzerland

Built in the twelfth century. The museum is set over 1,500-year history of wine.
Aigle - castleAigle - castle
source: wikipedia/commons
Chillon - castle
Chillon - Castle

Castles and palaces
Swiss Alps
Address:

Chateau de Chillon
Switzerland

XIII-century castle of Chillon is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Europe. Inspired many writers, like Lord Byron ( Prisoner of Chillon ).
Chillon - castleChillon - castle
source: wikipedia/commons
Grandson - castle
Grandson - Castle

Castles and palaces
Swiss Alps
Address:

Grandson
Switzerland

medieval castle
Grandson - castle
Lenzburg - castle
Lenzburg

Castles and palaces
Swiss Alps
Address:

Switzerland

Castle. Historical Museum.
Lenzburg - castle
Spiez Schlosskirche
Schloss-Spiez

Castles and palaces
Swiss Alps
Address:

Spiez
Switzerland

This important Catholic shrine includes the relics of a saint, a miraculous Black Madonna statue and a Benedictine monastery. Einsiedeln is also home to the world s largest nativity scene.
Spiez SchlosskircheSpiez Schlosskirche
source: wikipedia/commons
Wildegg - castle
Wildegg

Castles and palaces
Swiss Alps
Address:

Switzerland

Castle impressive size. Branch of the Swiss National Museum.
Wildegg - castle


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