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Conference "3D digital scan of the castle"

Veytaux - Conférence

3D digital scanning of heritage and capturing the tangible by Olivier Feihl.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019

Note : conferences will only take place in French !

From 2009 to 2013, Archeotech SA was commissioned by Chillon Castle to digitise the entire castle (using laserometry and photogrammetry). The end goal was to build a complete dossier of maps, cross-sections and facades.
Laserometry was used to scan the entire castle interior, and the landward-side facades. Digital photogrammetry was used to capture the lake-side facades, taking photographs from a drone and a boat. This presentation will explain these various operations in detail, as well as how they will be used for the archaeological analyses of the various sectors of the castle affected by the restoration works.

5pm: Guided, in-depth tour of the exhibition
6:30pm: Conference

One-off price of 30 CHF/person for guided tour + conference
or 12.50 CHF/person for the conference only (free for the Circle of Friends of Chillon Castle)

Tickets: or at the ticket office on the day of the event
Info: / +41(0)21 966 89 10

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    Temporarily closure until 30th April 2020. In line with guidance from the Swiss public health authority and Vaud Council, Chillon Castle is temporarily closed until end of April 2020. We are sorry for the inconvenience and we thank you for your understanding

    Admission fees
    Adult CHF 13.50
    Child 6-15 years CHF 7.00
    Family (2 adults with up to 5 children 6-15 years) CHF 35.00

    GROUPS (20 peolple min.)
    Admission fees
    Adult CHF 10.50
    Child 6-15 years CHF 6.00

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