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.
Aigle - castle
1860 Aigle, Switzerland
Built in the twelfth century. The museum is set over 1,500-year history of wine.
Castles and palaces - Aigle - Castle
Chillon - castle
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 ).
Castles and palaces - Chillon - Castle
Grandson - castle
Castles and palaces - Grandson - Castle
Lenzburg - castle
Castle. Historical Museum.
Castles and palaces - Lenzburg
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.
Castles and palaces - Schloss-Spiez
Wildegg - castle
Castle impressive size. Branch of the Swiss National Museum.
Castles and palaces - Wildegg