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The following prices are subject to change during special events or themed days at Chillon Castle.
Rates and discounts on the online ticketing service: take advantage of special rates, discounts or free admission with vouchers at the castle’s ticket office with your credentials (Montreux Riviera Card, Raiffeisen, Swiss Travel Pass, Swiss Museum Passport, CarteCulture Caritas via Swiss Museum Passport, AMS / VMS, ICOM).
For visits without a guide there is an explanatory brochure available for individual visitors in the following languages: Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Arabic, traditional Chinese and Ukrainian.
Tickets may be paid for in cash: CHF, EUR* or USD* (*bills only, change in CHF) or by credit cards (Maestro and Postcard, Mastercard, American Express, JCB and Visa) or with REKA travel cheques (no bank or travellers cheques). Payment can also be made with V pay, Diner Club, UnionPay, Alipay, WeChat Pay and TWINT.
Chillon offers different guided tours, which are highly recommend for groups available in 10 languages. Guided tours are only available with advance booking, made at least 2 working days before the date required.
Discover the castle in all glory by booking a guided tour!
Time for an adventure! From the underground rooms to the banquet halls, by way of the famous latrines, right up to the top of the keep… Pick whichever option suits you best!
How do you get to Chillon Castle ?
All roads lead to.. the most visited historical monument in Switzerland!
You can get to Chillon Castle via the A9 motorway, Villeneuve or Montreux junctions. Chillon Castle is by the lake side between Montreux (4 km away) and Villeneuve (2 km away).
There is a large car park that you can use, free of charge, in front of the castle (but parking permits must be displayed, available at the ticket office) Caution: Never leave valuables in your vehicle. If necessary, lockers are available within the castle grounds.
Free parking for coaches.
TIP: As the car park is often full, the Tronchenaz car park in Villeneuve is a good alternative, but we strongly recommend that you use public transport!
Direct train to Montreux (4 km away) or local train to “Veytaux-Chillon” (300 m away).
Find your train with CFF.
Take advantage of the RailAway combined offer for 20% discount on your journey by train or boat and reduced entry fee to Chillon.
Bus N 201 from Vevey, Montreux or Villeneuve.
“Chillon” stop in front of the castle. Buses every 10 to 20 minutes.
Find your bus with VMCV.
Romantic lake-side walk along the “flower-path” from Montreux (4km, 45 minutes) or Villeneuve (2km, 20 minutes), far from the noise and bother of road traffic.
Close to the castle, there is a pretty beach just right for a dip in the lake.
WARNING: the castle is not wheelchair accessible. There are two interactive screens available in the cafeteria showing 8 short films on the castle’s history. Disabled toilets are available upon request.
Prams are not allowed on our tour itineraries. Prams can be parked (unsupervised) at the cafeteria. We recommend you use a baby carrier instead. Baby-changing facilities are available.
There is limited visitor docking space for private vessels in front of the castle (shallow water).
Dogs are not permitted in the castle; however, they can be left at unsupervised stations at the castle entrance.
There is a left luggage area for visitor use inside the castle.
The nearest cash machine is in Villeneuve (2km away).
As per our regulations, Chillon Castle kindly requests visitors dress appropriately: entry will be refused to visitors in swimwear, or those who are topless and/or have bare feet.
Are there any offers for discounted entry to the castle?