Chateau de Chillon is a castle located on the eastern part of Lake Geneva. Situated between the cities of Villeneuve and Montreux, it is the most popular castle in Switzerland and Europe.
Because of its location, it had a huge military importance. It was strategically placed to stop quick access to Italy. The castle is a historic monument classified as a Swiss Cultural Property of National Significance.
Chillon Castle was designed by Architect Jacques de Saint-Georges with a medieval architectural style. It has three courtyards, great halls, dungeons and breathtaking views of the lake and the Swiss mountains. The castle is open to the public.Places nearby:
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