Best Castles in Switzerland

The fantastically well-preserved castles, many of which date back to the Middle Ages

A privately owned, 15th-century castle, Vufflens Castle is situated in the canton of Vaud in western Switzerland.

1. Vufflens Castle

Chillon has a long history as a result of its highly advantageous location. It was initially a Roman garrison that guarded a crucial Alpine pass.

2. Chateau de Chillon

3. Munot Fortress

4. Tarasp Castle

Tarasp Castle, a mediaeval fortress from the 11th century that is now a Swiss cultural site, is situated in the mountainous Upper Engadine.

5. Thun Castle

6. Tourbillon Castle

7. Gruyères Castle

8. Rapperswil Castle

9. Aarburg Castle

10. Valère Basilica

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