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The most beautiful Castles in Switzerland

Discover some of the best views of ancient castles in Switzerland. Find the exact locations on the map. All photos have been featured on Instagram Visit Switzerland where you can meet the photographers.


That sunrise at Gruyères castle only looked good for about five minutes:

Château Chillon & Montreux:

Those castles of Sion look pretty in winter as well:

Perfect shot from Lucerne:

Not the Harry Potter castle. This is the famed Château Gütsch with its own little funicular above Lucerne:

This church tower in Celerina was hit by lightning in 1682 and never restored:

This is Iseltwald at lake Brienz:

The view of Oberhofen castle goes well with the Bernese alps:

No fairytale. The prince of Liechtenstein resides in the castle:

Liechtenstein is a country, not a city in Switzerland. Common mistake 😉

The old castle of Neuchâtel:

Château d’Aigle:

Spiritual places. This is Paxmal above Walensee:

Straight from a fairytale? Scuol in lower Engadin:

Ciao a tutti di Bellinzona! Fantastic shot of Chesa di San Sebastian:

Do you miss a great castle which deserves to get on this list? Please comment below or contact us.

Did you like the selection? Explore the most beautiful bridges and tunnels in Switzerland here.

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