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Schloss Bottmingen, Schlossgasse, 4103 Bottmingen, Basel-Land Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Schloss Bottmingen, Schlossgasse, 4103 Bottmingen, Basel-Land Switzerland

 

It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance

 

 

Schloss Bottmingen, Schlossgasse, 4103 Bottmingen, Basel-Land, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Schloss Bottmingen, Schlossgasse, 4103 Bottmingen, Basel-Land, Switzerland

 

It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance

Château de Chillon, Veytaux, Montreux, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château de Chillon, Veytaux, Montreux, Switzerland

 

The Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is an island castle located on the shore of Lake Geneva in the commune of Veytaux, at the eastern end of the lake, 3 km from Montreux

 

The first written record of the castle date to 1160. From the mid 12th century, the castle was home to the Counts of Savoy.

 

The Château de Chillon was made popular by Lord Byron, who wrote the poem The Prisoner Of Chillon; Byron also carved his name on a pillar of the dungeon.

 

The castle is also one of the settings in Henry James's novella Daisy Miller (1878).

Château de Chillon, on the shore of Lake Geneva, Commune of Veytaux, Near Montreux, Switzerland. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château de Chillon, Veytaux, Montreux, Switzerland

 

The Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is an island castle located on the shore of Lake Geneva in the commune of Veytaux, at the eastern end of the lake, 3 km from Montreux

 

The first written record of the castle date to 1160. From the mid 12th century, the castle was home to the Counts of Savoy.

 

The Château de Chillon was made popular by Lord Byron, who wrote the poem The Prisoner Of Chillon; Byron also carved his name on a pillar of the dungeon.

 

The castle is also one of the settings in Henry James's novella Daisy Miller (1878).

Château de Chillon, Veytaux, Montreux, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château de Chillon, Veytaux, Montreux, Switzerland

 

The Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is an island castle located on the shore of Lake Geneva in the commune of Veytaux, at the eastern end of the lake, 3 km from Montreux

 

The first written record of the castle date to 1160. From the mid 12th century, the castle was home to the Counts of Savoy.

 

The Château de Chillon was made popular by Lord Byron, who wrote the poem The Prisoner Of Chillon; Byron also carved his name on a pillar of the dungeon.

 

The castle is also one of the settings in Henry James's novella Daisy Miller (1878).

Château de Chillon, Veytaux, Montreux, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château de Chillon, Veytaux, Montreux, Switzerland

 

The Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is an island castle located on the shore of Lake Geneva in the commune of Veytaux, at the eastern end of the lake, 3 km from Montreux

 

The first written record of the castle date to 1160. From the mid 12th century, the castle was home to the Counts of Savoy.

 

The Château de Chillon was made popular by Lord Byron, who wrote the poem The Prisoner Of Chillon; Byron also carved his name on a pillar of the dungeon.

 

The castle is also one of the settings in Henry James's novella Daisy Miller (1878).

   
Castle de Chillon, Veytaux, Switzerland. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château de Chillon, Veytaux, Montreux, Switzerland

 

The Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is an island castle located on the shore of Lake Geneva in the commune of Veytaux, at the eastern end of the lake, 3 km from Montreux

 

The first written record of the castle date to 1160. From the mid 12th century, the castle was home to the Counts of Savoy.

 

The Château de Chillon was made popular by Lord Byron, who wrote the poem The Prisoner Of Chillon; Byron also carved his name on a pillar of the dungeon.

 

The castle is also one of the settings in Henry James's novella Daisy Miller (1878).

Castle of Gruyères, Gruyères, Fribourg, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Schloss Greyerz / Château de Gruyères), Rue du Château 8, 1663 Gruyères, Fribourg, Switzerland

 

The Castle is one of the most famous in Switzerland.

Schloss Greyerz / Château de Gruyères), Rue du Château 8, 1663 Gruyères, Fribourg, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Schloss Greyerz / Château de Gruyères), Rue du Château 8, 1663 Gruyères, Fribourg, Switzerland

 

The Castle is one of the most famous in Switzerland.

Schloss Greyerz / Château de Gruyères), Rue du Château 8, 1663 Gruyères, Fribourg, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Schloss Greyerz / Château de Gruyères), Rue du Château 8, 1663 Gruyères, Fribourg, Switzerland

 

The Castle is one of the most famous in Switzerland.

Schloss Oberhofen (Oberhofen Castle), Oberhofen, Canton of Bern, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

 

Schloss Oberhofen (Oberhofen Castle)

Oberhofen

Canton of Bern

Switzerland

Schloss Oberhofen (Oberhofen Castle), Oberhofen, Canton of Bern, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Schloss Oberhofen (Oberhofen Castle)

Oberhofen

Canton of Bern

Switzerland

Chastè da Tarasp (Tarasp Castle or in German, Schloss Tarasp) sits on a hill top near Tarasp, in Lower Engadin, Graubünden, Switzerland. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Tarasp Castle, Lower Engadin, Graubünden, Switzerland

 

Chastè da Tarasp (Tarasp Castle or in German, Schloss Tarasp) sits on a hill top near Tarasp.

 

Located in the Romansh speaking area of Switerland, it is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.

 

 

Tarasp Castle, Lower Engadin, Graubünden, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Tarasp Castle

Lower Engadin, Graubünden, Switzerland

 

Chastè da Tarasp (Tarasp Castle or in German, Schloss Tarasp) sits on a hill top near Tarasp.

 

Located in the Romansh speaking area of Switerland, it is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.

Château de Vufflens (Vufflens Castle), Vufflens-le-Château Vaud, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château de Vufflens (Vufflens Castle), Vufflens-le-Château, Vaud, Switzerland

 

A castle was built here in 1425 by Henri de Colombier on the site of a previous medieval castle. Of Henri Colombier's structure, the donjon, several towers, outbuildings, curtain wall and the gate-house survive.

 

In 1641 it was acquired by the de Senarclens family. .

 

Today the castle is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. It is currently privately owned and cannot be visited by the general public.

 

   
Château de Vufflens (Vufflens Castle), Vufflens-le-Château, Vaud, Switzerland - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château de Vufflens (Vufflens Castle),

Vufflens-le-Château, Vaud, Switzerland

 

A castle was built here in 1425 by Henri de Colombier on the site of a previous medieval castle. Of Henri Colombier's structure, the donjon, several towers, outbuildings, curtain wall and the gate-house survive.

 

In 1641 it was acquired by the de Senarclens family. .

 

Today the castle is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. It is currently privately owned and cannot be visited by the general public.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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