Chateau De Tourbillon

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Rue des Chateaux, Sion, Switzerland
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Watch Tower, Ancient Ruin, Castle, Family And Kids

Chateau De Tourbillon - Review

Located on the opposite hills of Basilique de Valera, this beautiful castle was once ruined in the year 1788 because of fire. You can see the ruins still left on the rocky spire of the hill. In order to reach over there, you need to climb up steep stairs, winding around the hills. The stairs might look scary but the scenic beauty surrounding the place has a healing effect to make you forget about your fear for heights. Once you reach the top, cross the ring wall surrounding the castle and walk on the irregular top of the spire. On the south-western side corner, you will find the 15th century old chapel and on the west side a pentagonal fortified building. The highlighted features of the castle are the frescoes, the slender watch tower, southern wall of the castle and some of the interior portion of the castle that has remained undamaged even in fire.

Chateau De Tourbillon Information

  • Wear comfortable shoes as you need to walk a lot.
  • Entry is free.

How To reach Chateau De Tourbillon by Public Transport

  • On foot

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TripHobo Highlights for Chateau De Tourbillon

  • Chateau De Tourbillon Address: Rue des Chateaux, Sion, Switzerland
  • Chateau De Tourbillon Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Chateau De Tourbillon Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Chateau De Tourbillon(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chateau De Tourbillon: 00:45 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Chateau De Tourbillon

  • 95% of people who visit Sion include Chateau De Tourbillon in their plan

  • 33.77% of people start their Chateau De Tourbillon visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Chateau De Tourbillon

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93.87% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chateau De Tourbillon

People normally club together Lac Souterrain St-leonard and Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Sion while planning their visit to Chateau De Tourbillon.

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Chateau De Tourbillon, Sion Reviews

  • Nice view from here (pretty much the only reason I went up). Try a publibike if you don't want to hike all the way up to the base plaza.

  • Beautiful. We stopped multiple times to take photos along the way up. The tail includes stairs and a rough path with uneven grounds to get there. Almost like hiking, cake for the Swiss. Took us Americans, who parked in the center of city, about 15 minutes to summit. It was closed when we were up there, but had many views to take in!

  • Astonishing view. A must-visit!

  • Broken small guard castle. But the view is good.

  • Very cool historical ruin, with path, feels like walking to the midvale time. Strongly recommend. esp for watching the airshow~

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