Chillon Castle

castle in Switzerland

Chillon Castle (French: Château de Chillon) is an island castle located on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman), south of Veytaux in the canton of Vaud.

Château de Chillon
Château de Chillon; Veytaux-Montreux.jpg
Castle of Chillon, view from the north
Chillon Castle is located in Canton of Vaud
Chillon Castle
Location in Vaud
Chillon Castle is located in Switzerland
Chillon Castle
Location in Switzerland
General information
Architectural styleMedieval
ClassificationHistoric monument
Town or cityVeytaux, Vaud
CountrySwitzerland
Coordinates46°24′51″N 6°55′39″E / 46.4142028°N 6.9275531°E / 46.4142028; 6.9275531Coordinates: 46°24′51″N 6°55′39″E / 46.4142028°N 6.9275531°E / 46.4142028; 6.9275531
Design and construction
ArchitectJacques de Saint-Georges

Chillon is amongst the most visited medieval castles in Switzerland and Europe.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mc Currach, Ian (27 April 2003). "One Hour From: Geneva". The Independent. London. Retrieved 2014-07-30.