Meggenhorn Castle

Meggen, Switzerland

Meggenhorn Castle was built in 1868-1870 by Edouad Hofer-Grosjean from Mulhouse and in 1926 equipped with a Welte Philharmonic Organ. Today, it is mostly used as a tourist attraction and reception venue.

The castle was inspired by Châteaux Chambord in the Loire Valley France and the grounds are open to the public since 1974. The castle overlooks a vineyard and is a popular place for picnicking with access to the lake for swimming. There is also a family playground with farm animals that children can see close up. The castles view extends in over a 180° arc from the city of Lucerne, Pilatus and Rigi.

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Founded: 1868
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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nati357 bajelidze (16 months ago)
Beautiful castle with fantastic views! Small restaurant and nice playground at the territory!
maz iqbal (16 months ago)
Beautiful place overlooking lake Luzern. Best on a beautiful clear sunny day.
Arnish Kar (18 months ago)
Elegant piece of architecture from the British India.
Thanasis Karavasilis (19 months ago)
Great little hike, walking distance from central Luzern.
Cristian Fleischer (2 years ago)
VERY scenic. Beautiful sights. It sits on a hill overseeing the area and offers some of the greatest views. If you wanna enjoy the gardens and surrounding area (you should!) it's best if you come in the morning when the castle is not yet open and it's not that crowded.
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