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A series of audiovisual terminals enable you to find out even more about our 1000 years of history.

You can view several 3-4 minutes films on eleven terminals located throughout the castle. Each sequence is dedicated to a particular theme: Chillon's history, its architecture, its military function, its prison past, daily life at the castle, the Romantic facet of the castle, the lands of the House of Savoy around Lake Geneva and the life of Peter II of Savoy, major builder of Chillon Castle in the 13th century. 

The chapel also has a terminal with details about the history of this private place of worship of the Counts and Dukes of Savoy, and describing the murals on the walls and ceiling.

There are also two terminals especially designed for less mobile visitors.

Along with all this, you can experience the sounds of battle when you see the arms room in the keep, while the medieval silhouette projections down in the crypt are sure to astound both young and old.

Video presentation of the audiovisuals:



These films can also be viewed on the audioguide.


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

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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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