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Chateau de Chillon, Veytaux

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Looking just like an illustration from a book of fairy tales, Chateau de Chillon sits on the eastern end of Switzerland's largest lake. Made famous by the poet Lord Byron, who used it as a setting in one of his well-known works, the 13th-century castle ranks among the country's most visited historic monuments. For a sense of the its medieval past, take a guided tour through the courtyards, towers, dungeons, and grand halls, packed with period furniture and artwork. Although many visitors choose to take the bus or even walk here from the nearby town of Monteux, you can also reach the castle by hopping on one of the lake's many guided boat excursions. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Veytaux holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Chateau de Chillon and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Facilities have improved since the last time we visited. A great place to go with friends and family visiting over the festive period. 
    Facilities have improved since the last time we visited. A great place to go with friends and family visiting over the festive period.  more »
  • I Love the music and the medieval Ambiente. I would like to have a decorated wood where you can place your face and after make a picture of yourself dressed as medieval time to take your official... 
    I Love the music and the medieval Ambiente. I would like to have a decorated wood where you can place your face and after make a picture of yourself dressed as medieval time to take your official...  more »
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  • Beautiful castle from the outside but we did not have a chance to visit. However, we did eat at Cafe Byron (great experience and food!) where I burned myself on the very hot metal barrier. They are aware of the danger as children have also done the same but it is up to the castle to fix. They could easily add wood on top of the metal- I hope they do so no one else gets hurt...
  • Amazing experience to go around inside and visit every wing of this amazing fortress. It's well kept and tended to, it has a lot of visitors during the day, everything inside is well kept and has a panel with information about everything you see. You can easily spend an entire day visiting the castle, definitely recommend if you're also nearby visiting Montreux, it's worth the trip and the money!

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