MEDIAVAL TIMES AND CASTLES
- The Price is per hour.
- From your accomodation.
- Included waiting time.
- Departure from Motreux, Vevey, Lausanne.
In Switzerland there are numerous Châteaux, noble houses and domains can be visited on the shores of Leman Lake and landscape. 800 years old regional history and culture meet. Your day trip is a selection of Castles in area where you will be located or you want to visit during your stay, with many additional options on the tour.
The Castle and its History Built in the 13th century by Pierre de Savoie, the castle of La Tour-de-Peilz served as a fortress and refuge, as an observation post of traffic along lake Geneva, and as a customs post. In 1987 the Swiss Museum of Games was inaugurated on the 1st and 2nd floors.
Through its grandeur and history, Ripaille is one of the finest sites in the region. Built in 1434 by Duke Amadeus VIII, a Carthusian monastery in the 16th and 17th centuries, and the country house of a businessman-aesthete from 1892, the Castle de Ripaille was a centre of power and religion before being dedicated to the arts and to the «art de vivre». A visit to Ripaille revives all these histories
The village of Romainmotier is well known for the Romainmotier Abbey Church build in between 990 and 1030. And on the ruins of the monastery dating back to the 5th and 7th The Romanesque style architecture creates a tranquil atmosphere which provides visitors with healing moments.