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Hallwyl Castle

Closes in 26 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This 14C castle is small by castle standards but well maintained with a very good video... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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My teenage son and I visited Hallwyl Castle on May 1st. It was the first of four castles in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Boniswilerstrasse, Seengen 5707, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This 14C castle is small by castle standards but well maintained with a very good video introduction presentation . There is a car park opposite the mote and the staff will reimburse you the 2 francs fee . Marlis - the lady behind the counter...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank markscelzi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My teenage son and I visited Hallwyl Castle on May 1st. It was the first of four castles in the region that we visited that day. The other Castles were Lenzberg, Wildegg, and Hapsburg. We ranked each four on how much we liked them including...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SteveKRodgers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a very quiet, relaxing place to enjoy in warm times. I found the outer part of the castle as well as a courtyard in a very good condition from the aesthetical point of view. However, a few things I found quite bizarre for explanation...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Yanik M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back to the XIV century indeed. The castle is small but fine and packed with history. It is ok for families too, although our children were not that thrilled by this one.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Deniza_Ianev
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Beautiful old little water castle with lots of rooms and staircases to climb and find adventures as a kid. In summer time this castle is nice and cold, so ideal when temperatures rise above 30 degrees Celsius and they even provide children's audio guide in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ursula S
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The Schloss is one of the few moated castles of Switzerland. It's situated on the end of the Hallwylersee. To go inside you have to pay the duty, like in the XIV century (almost) you choose from the full castle or just the cafeteria in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank thegreenwizard
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

The castle is in good conditions and have good expositions that help you to understand how was the life there along the generations. Nice place to visit. Close there you can swim

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank robertom638
Reviewed June 27, 2017

The castle is very close to Seengen and can be reached by bike or on foot. We visited it by bike on the way from Baden to Hallwil lake. The entrance fee is 14 CHF p.p. but we have not been inside. There are waterfowl...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed June 26, 2017

This Castle from the 15th century is apparently only open from Spiring-autumn, since there truly is no heating. I'm told it can be very cold the first month it is open, unless the weather is Sunny and warm for an extended period. The audio guide...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 508EllenCee
Reviewed April 11, 2017

beautifully set and maintained water castle, lovely court with nice café, very well presented exhibition (audioguide in different languages available), a lot of things to touch and explore.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Tara S
March 12, 2017|
Response from _Aemme_90 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you to check opening times on the website, because the castle is closed in some periods of the year, but I don't remember exactly which ones.
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