Switzerland’s castles

Seengen, Schloss Hallwyl



The palaces and castles of Switzerland can look back on long and fascinating histories: each has its very own story to tell. Behind these ancient walls lie hidden treasures and fascinating stories for visitors to discover and explore. Embark on a journey through history as you visit Switzerland’s castles.

Castle fun See and explore castles and palaces

Swiss castles and palaces are all about personal experiences and unforgettable moments for solo travellers, couples and families alike. Numerous events take place every year with a wide variety of themes: from medieval markets and fun-packed children’s events to festivals in historical costume.

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The Vier-Quellen-Weg (Four Springs Trail) in the Gotthard Massif leads to the sources of four rivers: the Rhine, Reuss, Ticino and Rhone. A tour through an exceptional Alpine landscape with a wide diversity of fauna, flora and witnesses to a historic past.

Learn more about: Vier-Quellen-Weg