You’ll be surprised by anecdotes and revelations about Chillon, its characteristics and its history, in the many publications written about the castle.
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A walk around the Castle of Chillon
A pocket-size guidebook rich in illustrations. 48 pages retracing the passionate history of the castle and its inhabitants.
Also available in French, German, Russian and Chinese.
Château de Chillon™ : Le Fief de la Rêverie Romantique
Anthology of texts inspired by the castle.
Only available in French.
Chillon: A Literary Guide
This anthology written in English traces the responses to Chillon, from fascination to disenchantment, in the travel narratives, letters, poetry and fiction of some fifty British and American writers.
Chillon and the wonderful era of posters
The image of Chillon Castle illustrates the history of posters in Switzerland very well. From the end of the 18th century it began to be circulated on a large scale, in particular thanks to Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Lord Byron.
Catalog of the temporary exhibition (31.08 - 24.11.13).
Chillon: tours, détours, alentours
This new publication by Ariane Devanthéry, a historian of culture, is a broad-based collection of texts about Chillon Castle written by French authors.
It's handy pocket-sized format includes 456 pages of extracts from literary works, correspondence, guides and so forth, some signed by writers such as Hugo, Flaubert, Mérimée, Ramus, Budry and many others.
Chillon: the album
The Chillon album, recently published by Favre Editions, offers a castle as you've probably never seen it before. After a photo shoot made over a period of time, Régis Colombo's photography allows us to admire the four seasons at Chillon.
A pocket-size album with a surprise on almost every page...
Dastardly Deeds at Chillon Castle
This is a gripping tale that transports the reader back to the 14th century and brings back to life the Savoyard castle of Chillon.
A glossary and puzzles at the end of the story provide a fund way of learning history and make this book the perfect supplement to a tour of the castle.
Droit de visite
It’s an ABC of Chillon – from A for audiovisual to Z for zapping, including G for guides and M for museum.
This collection of 26 letters for 100 years of visitors represents a century of individual tours of the castle free of constraints and at the pace of each visitor.
Available in French.
Heritage in Stock- Chillon’s Collections
Resume of the exhibition of the Cantonal Museum of Archaeology and History in Lausanne in collaboration with the Chillon Castle Foundation, from February 20th to May 23rd 2010.
La Chapelle de Chillon
As part of the extensive restoration of its paintings, a historical and architectural analysis has been conducted concerning the chapel of the castle of Chillon.
Only available in French.
This anthology presents texts by famous Russian travellers who visited the castle of Chillon in the 18th and 19th centuries – among them Karamzin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and Tchaikovsky.
In russian only!
Valentina Smekalina (ed.), The castle of Chillon : a literary guide. Veytaux / Montreux : Fondation du Château de Chillon, 2013.