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Hallwyl Castle

Seengen 5707, Switzerland
+41 848 871 200
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Impressive fortification

The castle is very close to Seengen and can be reached by bike or on foot. We visited it by bike on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shimnik
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Delft, The Netherlands
Wonderful castle with moat- a must see-especially if you are traveling with kids!

This Castle from the 15th century is apparently only open from Spiring-autumn, since there truly is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ellen C
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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Seengen 5707, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The castle is very close to Seengen and can be reached by bike or on foot. We visited it by bike on the way from Baden to Hallwil lake. The entrance fee is 14 CHF p.p. but we have not been inside. There are waterfowl...More

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Castle from the 15th century is apparently only open from Spiring-autumn, since there truly is no heating. I'm told it can be very cold the first month it is open, unless the weather is Sunny and warm for an extended period. The audio guide...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

beautifully set and maintained water castle, lovely court with nice café, very well presented exhibition (audioguide in different languages available), a lot of things to touch and explore.

Thank FamileH
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This beautiful medieval castle is rooted in the lake and surrounded by a beautiful natural park. You can admire it in autumn together with the warmth of leaves and plants that cover all the surroundings. However, the internal museum is open only during spring and...More

Thank Annamaria M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very nice place to stay + visit. Doubble-castle with water moat. a superb historic place to visit. museum with smal cafeteria inside. rooms to rent for party, weddings, etc. phantastic area.

Thank Rick_5408
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Just a perfect castle with water on outside... Inside there's a little bistro where you can buy something to drink.

Thank mbeti2016
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This castle castle is a major moated castle in Switzerland. Built in the 16 century on the river this renovated castle offers a nice visit into the middle-age. The audio guide has vey good explanations

Thank M D
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is a pretty castle located on the river, there are some interesting exhibits and facts inside and its a nice stroll around.

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This castle is in great shape and many of the rooms are open for viewing. They have furnished them authentically. One of my favorite rooms has the family tree that covers a large wall. It is in a beautiful setting. There is a small cafe...More

Thank dcnoble
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Combine history, culture and nature to create an exciting experience! !! A varied programme comprising public guide tours, workshop, nature excursions and demonstrations of old crafts breathe new life into this original historical location.

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Tara S
I am stopping in Zurich on a 15 hour layover and wanted to visit this castle, as well as maybe Rheinfall and Schloss Kyburg. Does anyone know what transportation I could take to see these areas and if it's even possible in this time period? Also is there luggage storage at the airport?
13 March 2017|
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Response from Annamaria M | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you to check opening times on the website, because the castle is closed in some periods of the year, but I don't remember exactly which ones.
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