Castles in Veytaux

Kastell Chillon

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Kastell Chillon zo ur c'hastell war lez lenn Geneva, er penn reterañ, en Veytaux, e-kichen Montreux, en Suis. 110 m hirder zo dezhañ ha 50 m ledander, hag un tour-kreiz 25 m zo ennañ. Perc'hennet eo bet gant Tiegezh Savoia, ha gant kanton Bern adalek 1536 betek 1798. Hiziv eo kanton Vaud an hini zo perc'henn warnañ.

Da gentañ e oa 100 batis distag anezhañ, hag a zo bet liammet kenetreze tamm ha tamm.

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Brudet eo bet gant ar barzh saoz George Byron a skrivas e varzhoneg The Prisoner Of Chillon (1816) diwar-benn François de Bonivard, ur manac'h ha politikour hag a voe kraouiet eno etre 1530 ha 1536 ; Byron en devoa skrivet e anv ivez war ur peul en tour-kreiz, ur skouer hag a zo bet heuliet gant vandaled all. Kaoz zo eus ar c'hastell er romant Daisy Miller gant Henry James e 1878.

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DMG
25 September 2010
A medieval castle on the shores of Lake Geneva. The iPod audio guide is worth getting and if you’re up for climbing a few hundred stairs, the highest tower provides excellent photo opportunities.
Daniel B
9 January 2015
Chillon Castle or Château de Chillon is an architectural jewel located in the most beautiful setting imaginable - on the shores of Lake Geneva, right at the foot of Switzerland's Alps! Bring a camera!
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Avenue de Chillon 21, 1820 Veytaux, Switzerland

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