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Swiss Castle Day

Swiss Castle Day

Oct 02, 2022
Various castles

For one day a year all across Switzerland, 25 castles and palaces are typically open to the public, with interesting programmes for all ages. Many Swiss castles are already open to the public, but this special day means that privately-owned residences or castles that are used commercially can be accessed by the general public.

The seventh Swiss Castle Day

Every year there’s a distinct theme during Swiss Castle Day, to act as a common thread that connects the numerous events happening in castles all over Switzerland. This year, the seventh year of Swiss Castle Day focuses on food. Find out what the people ate centuries ago, whether rich or poor! It's an ideal day out for families with kids.

Lenzburg Castle near Zurich Switzerland

Attractions at 25 Swiss castles

On the occasion of the sixth Swiss Castle Day, the 25 member castles have devised exciting programmes for visitors. Here are a small handful of the confirmed castles in the 2022 edition of Swiss Castle Day:

  • Lenzburg Castle in Canton Aargau
  • Prangins Castle in Canton Vaud 
  • Heidegg Castle in Canton Lucerne
  • Jegenstorf Castle in Canton Bern
  • Landshut Castle in Canton Bern
  • Kyburg Castle in Canton Zurich
  • Oberhofen Castle in Canton Bern
  • Bellinzona Castles in Canton Ticino

Attend Swiss Castle Day 2022

This special day dedicated to castles happens just once a year, so visit the Swiss Castle Association site, choose a castle and enjoy yourself at the castle of your choice on Sunday, October 2, 2022.