Château de Chillon

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Built on a rocky islet, Chillon Castle has a picturesque location in the beautiful surroundings of Lake Geneva, Montreux, the French banks and the Alps. It belonged first to the bishops of Sion then the counts of Savoy. Originally a fortress built in the 9C, its current guise dates back to the 13C.

Useful information

Phone:

+41 21 966 89 10

Price:

12 Fr.

Opening hours

Apr-Sep: 9am-7pm; Mar and Oct: 9.30am-6pm; rest of year: 10am-5pm - closed 1 Jan, 25 Dec - Guided tour available

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