Vufflens castle was built in 1425 on the site of a previous medieval castle by Henri de Colombier. It is the most significant example of a small group of fortified Romandy castles from the middle ages, characterised above all by its brick construction. In 1530, it was set on fire by Bernese troops. In 1641 it was acquired by the de Senarclens family. The castle is currently privately owned and cannot be visited.

A pleasant 30 minute-walk through the vineyards between Vufflens-le-Château and Denens, offers a stunning view of this magnificent castle, the lake and the Mont-Blanc.

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Founded: 1425
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Gao shengwen (18 months ago)
Very beautifully château in Switzerland
Kent R (2 years ago)
A very beautiful and restored castle, however, it is a private residence and no entry is allowed. Nice to walk through the adjascent town and vineyards for a leisurely day.
Charlés Schmocker (2 years ago)
Beautiful castle but cannot go in or near it, only thing disappointed me after a two hour walk. Chateau de Vufflens is amazing up close! The walk is worth the great view!
David Straughan (2 years ago)
Great landmark but, you can't do much other than walk around it.
Jennifer Reeves (2 years ago)
The castel is beautiful, but we were disappointed that we went out of our way and could not visit it.
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