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Schloss Kyburg

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Best for a lazy Sunday

Very picturesque little hamlet with cobblestone street and ancient church and cemetery. Though it’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JonParli
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Winterthur, Switzerland
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Switzerland as it used to be.

I lived in Switzerland in 2002 and hadn't had a chance to return until recently, August 2018. All... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Schweiztraum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very picturesque little hamlet with cobblestone street and ancient church and cemetery. Though it’s pretty small, the atmosphere is great and people would go there for a lazy Sunday trip to the local restaurant.

Thank JonParli
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I lived in Switzerland in 2002 and hadn't had a chance to return until recently, August 2018. All places we went such as Thun, Bern, Zurich, Grindelwald, Luzern have changed so much to cater to mass tourism. I don't blame them after all it's a...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Well worth visiting although not a lot of the original contents are left after the place was ransacked a long time ago, this castle with strong Hapsburg connections is on a strategic point and is beautifully presented. Showing a Raiffeisen credit card gets you in...More

Thank Kingsley F
Reviewed July 8, 2018

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
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

Thank Jakub S
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
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

1  Thank sgec1105
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

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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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