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Chateau de Chillon

Veytaux, Vaud, Switzerland

About Chateau de Chillon

Chateau de Chillon, also called Castle Chillon, is a beautiful fort which uses both Lake Geneva and a moat created between a small island and the mainland for defense. First mentioned between 1160 or 1005 AD, it is along the shoreline of Lake Geneva near Veytaux.

Through the centuries it has been home to the Counts of Savoy as well as Lord Byron.

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