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Schloss Kyburg

Schloss 1, Winterthur 8314, Switzerland
+41 52 232 46 64
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Favorite castle visited in Europe

Excellent castle to visit with children. There are so many activities geared toward children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lovetoplan t
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Waldorf, Maryland
Great castle

It‘s a great castle. I used to walk upthere from the Tösstal ( Töss Valley ). You can take the bus... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Denis L
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Schloss 1, Winterthur 8314, Switzerland
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+41 52 232 46 64
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent castle to visit with children. There are so many activities geared toward children. They can explore and climb and dress up and build. Before or after you can walk down/up the stairs to the Toss river and explore the trails in the Eschenburg forest....More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

It‘s a great castle. I used to walk upthere from the Tösstal ( Töss Valley ). You can take the bus from Effretikon.

Thank Denis L
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Not so far from Winterthur you can find this nice old castle, which is prepared for you in many ways. For kids there are many fairy tale hints or game tower with wooden toys. The excursion is not led so you can spend so much...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Fantastic Castle to visit, the tour is done individually so one can take as long as one wants. Lots of old weapons and armory, very interesting outing for the entire family

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

This beautiful switch castle has been restored into its smallest detail. All the rooms are beautifully decorated respecting historical correctness. We visited with our family and small children, and even for them several items have been provided to entertain and inform them, such as cranes,...More

Thank Jan M
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

This is a fortress, with a museum that covers a large period in time. It is not fancy, Switzerland never had royalty, so this is more of a fortress where the govenor lived. Worth a stop if you are in the area. The museum is...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

This castle, turned museum, is a great place to go. It's easy to spend a few hours here touring the different rooms and the grounds. The displays had English, Italian, and French in addition to Swiss German. There are different activities for children as well....More

Thank Morganvdh
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

This is another castle in Switzerland but not it's best by far. The castle is accessible, you can climb to the higher points. You can explore various rooms. There are few decorations or historic areas so be prepared for some boredom unless you are terribly...More

Thank David E
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

We enjoyed visiting this castle which was not to far away from our hotel in Winterthur. The admission price was reasonable and they had a small gift shop. It was fun to walk through the castle and learn about its history.

Thank Judy P
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Reviewed April 15, 2017

The Schloss Kyburg is an incredible castle near Winterthur. It is definitely a nice museum from the middle ages. The views of the surrounding area are amazing. The folks running the castle are friendly and helpful. Not a high cost, well worth the time and...More

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vv vv vv.sbb.ch and tell it from Winterthur to Schloss Kyburg, currently every hour from 07:11 until 20:11 by xx:11 Railway S8 Winterthur to Effretikon (1 stop) xx:23 Bus 655 from Effretikon, Bahnhof to Kyburg, Gemeindehaus... More
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