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Chateau de Chillon

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Address: Av de Chillon 21, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 21 966 89 10
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Day Trip to Lausanne, Montreux and Château de Chillon

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Nice castle, very well maintained. You can pass 3-4 hours here on a rainy day and your visit to Montreux will be worth it. I liked especially the weapons exposed here, old coffers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Nice castle, very well maintained. You can pass 3-4 hours here on a rainy day and your visit to Montreux will be worth it. I liked especially the weapons exposed here, old coffers and furniture collections, reunions room and cellars. The location of the castle is magnificent. No wonder is the most visited attraction is Switzerland! Totally recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We were on a skiing trip to Torgon ( which is a rally poor resort by the by ) and we took a day out to visit Montreaux and the Castle. We took the bus and train and decided to do the 45 minute walk along the lake side to the castle. It is a really nice walk and the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Chateau de Chillon is a very well maintained castle. The moment you step inside, you will feel as if you have travelled back in time. The old furniture, cutlery and even latrines are on display. You will love this castle if you are history buff. Must visit! Try to take a ferry ride near the castle so that you get... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A wonderful day out with our young children. Audio guide was helpful and informative. Chateaux's history was very interesting.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I love the castles so it was a must. It has an interesting story and you can imagine how was the life, commerce, weapons in those times. This castle inspired Lord Byron in writing the The Prisoner of Chillon and you can see some evidence because Byron scratched his name on a column. I really enjoyed visiting the castle.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We did the audio tour of Chateau de Chillon. It was great. Very easy to follow through the whole Chateau. I would definitely recommend a visit.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Situated right at the western end of Lac Leman .... This amazing castle or chateau. Has everything Arrange to do the tour with a guide a very rewarding experience tour takes about 1 hour then have a wander around yourself we arrived by Coach, but the lake ferry pulls in here and the train station is a short walk away....... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a great stop. We shared an audio guide (bring a splitter with you) and toured around the castle. The information is interesting and the views are beautiful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful -- meander for a couple of hours (or more quickly if you choose), in and out of connecting rooms, staircases, hidden nooks, courtyards of this charming, historic castle.

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Montreux, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Having visited this historical monument on many occasions with guests during the years before I became a guide there, I am well aware of the effect that it has on visitors. Whether your interest is in the rich historical background of the site, or simply for the amazing one-of-a-kind snapshots that you can take there, it's definitely worth a few... More 

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