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Schloss Werdenberg

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The castle itself is small but quite pretty. However, the views of the small lake and surrounding... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
County Durham, United Kingdom
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December veiws from the small lake in front of the castle with snow topped mountains in the... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
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The castle looks across the picturesque town of Werdenberg. Built as a late medieval castle with a donjon, a great hall, building additions and an outer ward, the castle represents together with the impressive Schlangenhaus a wonderful museum...more
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Staedtli 31 | Schlossweg, Werdenberg 9470, Switzerland
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

The castle itself is small but quite pretty. However, the views of the small lake and surrounding snow capped mountains are unbeatable.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

December veiws from the small lake in front of the castle with snow topped mountains in the distance.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DOUGLAS P
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Visited Aug 2018 while staying at less than 3 minutes of walk from the Castle. Looks fantastic from the outside (we did not go in as it was closed) and the grapevines on the slope add immensely to its value! The medieval town that engulfs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GlobalTourist86
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Our Swiss friends brought us here while we visited them. The grounds and surrounding areas are very pretty and I wasn't expecting much from the castle museum, but it was really interesting! The format which they showed the history (sort of like a light show)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gahan
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We were in Buchs (an hour by train from Zurich or a bit less than that from St. Gallen) to spend some time with a good friend. The village & the castle of Werdenberg is located in Buchs. Werdenberg has an 800 year history and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful medieval castle with a nice view from the court of the castle. The way to arrive on it is also pleasant

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful, narrow antique streets take you up to the the castle, amazing architecture, locals extremely polite and gorgeous views.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

We didn't plan visiting this castle. We even didn't know about it before coming here and found it almost by coincidence, but finally it was a highlight of our stay in the area. We truly enjoyed audio guide with a lot of effects, especially the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Due to health issues we could not climb up to the castle. However we saw it from many angles as we toured around this medieval village. It looked superb even from a distance and would be well worth the climb up. The village itself dates...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Werdenberg and its castle is situated in the municipality of Grabs, St Gallen in Switzerland. The castle is from the late middle ages with its tower, palace and courtyard which was founded about 1230 A.D. by Count Rudolf the first of Montfort. Today the castle...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tilley T
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Scott R
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Response from GlobalTourist86 | Reviewed this property |
What Douglas said. Closed in the four winter months of Nov - Feb. It is CHF 12 per adult when open.