(Château de Chillon)
This extraordinary, oval-shaped castle was brought to the attention of the world by Lord Byron
The Chillon Castle (Château de Chillon) is located on the shore of Lake Geneva near Montreux, Switzerland. The castle consists of 100 independent buildings that were gradually connected and now form a single whole. Chillon now hosts a museum with some historical objects preserved and is open to public tours
. castle receives more visitors than any other historical building in Switzerland. Occupying a stunning position on Lake Geneva, the 13th-century fortress is a myriad of courtyards, towers and halls filled with arms, period furniture and artwork.
The Rheinfall is one of the world famous natural features in Switzerland.Near Schaffhausen the Rhine River offers visitors the glorious spectacle of the largest waterfall in Europe. A boat ride to the rock in the middle of the stream, which can be climbed, gives a true impression of the water's power.