Raymontpierre Castle

Vermes, Switzerland

Raymontpierre Castle is situated on a spur on the north slope of Mont Raimeux. The castle was built around 1594-1596 by Georges Hugué de Raymontpierre, the châtelain of Delémont. His father had received the land as a fief from the Bishop of Basel in 1576. Between 1623 and 1809 it was owned by the Staal family, a noble family from Solothurn. The fortified mansion was eventually converted into a farmhouse. The Buehrle family bought it in 1941 and restored it in 1949.

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Founded: 1594-1596
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Guillaume Keppi (9 months ago)
Nice little walk. Unfortunately the castle was under construction so we were not able to see it and the GPS was lost at the end of the route before the parking lot.
Bernard Charmillot (11 months ago)
When I was a child in 1962. 1965. With my dad from Rebeuvelier once a month there was mass in the chapel, very beautiful memory. We went up on foot.
Aneta Basiuk (2 years ago)
Wonderful castle! In excellent condition, private, but a walk, and we walked from the village below 5 km one way - worth it! Silence, peace, views. The castle itself was built in the 16th century, the history can be read on the sign if you speak French, there is no information in English, there is literally little in German. There is a farm nearby, almost right next to each other, but there is no toilet or opportunity to buy anything food or drinks, take everything with you
Phil Lists (4 years ago)
Good looking Castle from the outside, but unfortunately the big white dog guarding the farm/castle wasn’t very welcoming (he didn’t give a damn that I was vegan;) Probably not worth hiking to this lovely castle, since there‘s isn’t much to do around it.
Karlo Beyer (5 years ago)
Small, pretty castle from 1595 on the upper edge of the gabiare valley. Privately owned, not accessible. Beautiful landscape with many horse pastures, untouched nature, relaxing silence
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