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The Chateau de Chenaux

rue du Chateau 11, Estavayer-le-Lac 1470, Switzerland
0()26 663 12 37
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Lovely castle, in excellent condition

The castle was built from 1392 by the knight Pierre and his brother Guillaume d'Estavayer. In 1432... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vladimir M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Off the Beaten Track, A Gem of a Find

We saw a brochure about this town on our way from Zurich to Geneva. Despite our lack of French or... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Miranda C
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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rue du Chateau 11, Estavayer-le-Lac 1470, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle was built from 1392 by the knight Pierre and his brother Guillaume d'Estavayer. In 1432, the castle was acquired by Humbert, the illegitimate son of Savoy, who completed the defensive structure. During the Burgundy War, the castle was set on fire. It is...More

Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We saw a brochure about this town on our way from Zurich to Geneva. Despite our lack of French or German, we decided to track down this pretty castle. We were delighted to find it. We explored the old medieval town which has wonderful shops...More

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 4 June 2016

It was very romantique to be married in the room inside the castle. We had a nice view over the lac of Neufchatel. Already the entrance makes you feel in medieval times. We found it funny to see that the office to the police is...More

Thank jac-hoby
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is a must if you visit Estavayer-le-lac. It's been beautifully maintained. Unfortunately most of it houses local administration offices and is not suitable for public viewing. The offices have not been restored in an original manner and are rather boring. However, if you are...More

Thank yvonne273
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I was lucky enough to visit this town during the Red Bull Velodux cycle race around and through the castle. Great event, highly recommend. Amazing location and very nice people throughout the town with some very nice cafes and restaurants spread throughout.

Thank OzCM
Reviewed 19 January 2015

If you've already seen a bazillion castles and only want to see the biggest and "best", Château de Chenaux might not be for you. If you like sites that are off the beaten track (ie, fewer tourists), that have their own charm, and that happen...More

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