Petit-Vivy Castle

Courtepin, Switzerland

Petit-Vivy Castle is located near the dike surrounding the Schiffenensee and northeast of Barberêche. It is among the oldest preserved castles in the region. The still-preserved, mighty, four-sided keep was built in the second half of the 13th century, and has 3.5 m thick walls. Around the keep are the remains of former surrounding walls, arranged in triangular form. The residential buildings were built in the 16th century.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Jean Schwerzmann (4 years ago)
It is impossible to approach the castle because it is private property and the owners are inhospitable, threatening and very dishonest!
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