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Hallwyl Castle

Seengen 5707, Switzerland
+41 848 871 200
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A place to visit when it is hot outside

Beautiful old little water castle with lots of rooms and staircases to climb and find adventures as... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Ursula S
Back to the XIV Century.

The Schloss is one of the few moated castles of Switzerland. It's situated on the end of the... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
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Seengen 5707, Switzerland
+41 848 871 200
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Beautiful old little water castle with lots of rooms and staircases to climb and find adventures as a kid. In summer time this castle is nice and cold, so ideal when temperatures rise above 30 degrees Celsius and they even provide children's audio guide in...More

Thank Ursula S
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The Schloss is one of the few moated castles of Switzerland. It's situated on the end of the Hallwylersee. To go inside you have to pay the duty, like in the XIV century (almost) you choose from the full castle or just the cafeteria in...More

Thank thegreenwizard
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The castle is in good conditions and have good expositions that help you to understand how was the life there along the generations. Nice place to visit. Close there you can swim

Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

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 26 June 2017

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
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Tara S
13 March 2017|
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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