The hillside village of Veytaux is home to one of the most famous monuments in Switzerland, Chillon Castle. However, the village is also a pretty maze of charming streets and its chestnut grove just above the centre is a favourite stop for hikers.


Chillon Castle.

Welcome to over 1,000 years of history – in Chillon Castle on Lake Geneva. Chillon Castle is an architectural gem, magnificently nestling between Lake Geneva and the mountains. A visit to Chillon is like a journey back in time. Each room reveals part of its history, letting your imagination transport you to the Court of Savoy or to the everyday life of the local governors of Bern.

Monday–Sunday 1.4.–30.9. 9h–19h; 1.10.–31.10. & 1.3.–31.3. 9h30–18h; 1.11.–28.2. 10h–17h. Closed 25.12.+1.1.

Last admission 1 hour before closing time.

Would you like to visit only Chillon Castle during your stay? Take advantage of our combined reduced-price offer that you can purchase before you leave home. Public transport travel (20%) and reduced-price entry.

Châtaigneraie de Champbabau.

Panoramic view of the lake, just a few minutes from the village. Ideal spot for a picnic.

Hôtel Masson.

This historic hotel dating back to 1829 was one of the first establishments to open in the area.

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Coup de cœur near the train station: La Taverne du Château de Chillon.

The Tavern of Chillon castle has an exceptional location, only a few steps from the well-known Chillon castle. It offers a wonderful view on Montreux, the Leman lake and the Alps.

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