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Schloss Tarasp

Tarasp 7553, Switzerland
+41 41 818 64 93
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Victorian castle restoration - but your guided tour might be in German only

If you like seeing "restored" castles (think Cardiff Castle, Castle Coch) then this is worth going... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Worth the stop

Check out this castle and fall back in time. A lot of great care has been taken in reserving this... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Karen R
Stafa, Switzerland
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Tarasp 7553, Switzerland
+41 41 818 64 93
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

If you like seeing "restored" castles (think Cardiff Castle, Castle Coch) then this is worth going to. Externally it is undoubtedly impressive and many historic items recovered from other buildings were used in its restoration. It also has some rather surprising features - the organ...More

Thank Cobbe
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Check out this castle and fall back in time. A lot of great care has been taken in reserving this piece of history. Be sure to check their website as only open certain days (Thursday) in the winter and fully in the summer months.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The castle is located in a beautiful place, so the place alone is reason to go. Make sure you have time to explore the nearby village and walks. The castle tour itself was fun, informative and due to the "Odol" link quite unusual - we...More

Thank Frau P
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Beautifully restored and well kept castle, over the small village of Tarasp, with a beautiful view of the surroundings. The interesting and amusing tour in german, takes you in about an hour through several rooms of the castle. It's not possible to visit the castle...More

Thank Noam L
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The castle is very impressing, it has a nice interior and an interesting history. However you can only visit inside the castle with a guided tour. At the start of the tour we had one guide who spoke English, French, Italian and German, so there...More

2  Thank Gustav160
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is certainly worth a visit but be warned, there are many rules to be followed - no wandering in a relaxed manner here! For example: you must join a guided tour, which only leave every hour; you must leave rucsacs in the hall at...More

1  Thank CityTraveller009
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We visited Tarasp and hiked from Fontana to Sparsels and had a great view of the castle and tiny lake with lilies. For best view, climb the hill with the big cross on the top. We did not visit inside the castle.

Thank Yair K
Reviewed 21 July 2015

From the public parking area at the lower end of the village it is an uphill walk to the castle along attractive narrow streets with flower decorated houses. We joined the 2.30pm tour of the castle, expecting at least some English commentary but were very...More

Thank Doreen B
Reviewed 6 June 2015

This is a repeat location for us. Our go-to-location for great food amazing scenery and quiet atmosphere. This time we returned as a family with our daughter and small dog in tow. The Pazeller Family could not have been more kind or gracious to us...More

Thank marlena m
Reviewed 17 March 2015

A very peacful place, surrounded by greenery, very quite and you can actually see goats walking by. Worth viewing

Thank dewpy
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