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You can do the tour on your own with an audio-guide (iPod).

If a group cannot plan the time of arrival at the castle beforehand, this is a good alternative to the guided tour.

  • The audioguide is available in French, German, English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Japanese
  • Price : CHF 6.- (VAT 8% incl.) + entrance per person
  • Duration: the complete visit of the castle is one to two hours long. The audioguide rental closes 2 hours before the castle closes
  • It is possibile to download the audio-guide tour before you come to the castle. Then you can use your own iPod touch, iPhone or iPad. Remember to bring headphones. Price: CHF 3.- (VAT 8% incl.). Application download

Beside the museum tour, you can view eight 3-4 minutes films. Each sequence is dedicated to a particular theme:

  • Chillon's history
  • its architecture
  • its military function
  • its prison past
  • the daily life at the castle
  • the Romantic facet of the castle
  • the lands of the House of Savoy around Lake Geneva
  • the life of Peter II of Savoy, major builder of Chillon Castle in the 13th century


The audioguide is only available in exchange of deposit a valid identity document.

The device does not function outside the castle premises.


Practical information


Chillon Castle Foundation
Av. de Chillon 21
CH - 1820 Veytaux / Montreux

We answer your calls Monday to Friday, from 9 to 12 am, and 2 to 5 :30 pm.

Tel.: 021 966 89 10
Fax: 021 966 89 12

Send us an email

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Chillon Castle ranked number 1

most famous place in Switzerland!

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The highlights

Stroll through the castle on a virtual visit!

Cutaway map

Discovering the castle in 3D is now possible!

Brochure available at the museum shop in English and Russian.

Free of charge!

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