Practical information - from the end of November 2020

Opening hours

Wednesday to Sunday
from 10.00 until 18.30

Monday and Tuesday
closed

Last entrance is 1hour 30 minutes before the closing time.

25th December (Christmas Day): Closed

NUMBER OF VISITERS

The number of visitors is limited to 100 people on the site. To ensure a smooth visit, we recommend that you buy your ticket online and reserve your time slot.

PRICE

Individual ticket: 25 CHF
(18 +)

Ticket 64+: 20 CHF

Reduced price: 17 CHF
(Children 6 to 17 years old, students, beneficiaries of an AI pension, people with reduced mobility)

Free of charge: 0 CHF
(Children aged 0 to 5 years old)

Families: 70 CHF
(Up to 2 adults, 2 children from the age of 6 years)

DO NOT PANIC

Despite its underground construction, the corridors of the Fort are wide. The scenography employed will make your visit pleasant and enjoyable.

DURATION OF THE VISIT

The Fort can be visited without a guide. The visit lasts on average 90 minutes.

REDUCED MOBILITY

The Fort, a historic monument, is not suitable for visitors in wheelchairs. However, it can be visited with friends/family who can help you to climb the few steps at the entrance and along the visit.

GUIDED TOURS

To enjoy a personalised experience, we offer guided tours with specialised guides (groups of 1 to 10 people max).
Reservation by email.

RIVIERA-CARD

You can take advantage of the Riviera-card discounts at Fort Chillon.

Check with your hotel.

TEMPERATURE

Dry air and an ideal temperature of 17° in all seasons. In summer, bring suitable clothing to keep you warm.

AUDIOGUIDE

Our museum is interactive; remember to take your headphones.

Access


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Car

A9 motorway, exit Montreux or Villeneuve.

Fort Chillon is located on the lakeside between Montreux (4km) and Villeneuve (2km).
Calculate your journey with Michelin or Google Maps.

Free parking in front of the Fort (compulsory parking disc required. This is available free of charge at the entrance to the Fort)

Bus

Ligne 201

The "Chillon" bus stop is located in front of the Fort for a comfortable and stress-free journey to and from Montreux.

Train

Direct train to Montreux (4km) or regional train to Vetytaux-Chillon (300m)

Consult the CFF timetable

Boat

The CGN landing stage is located at the entrance to Fort Chillon.

Get off at  «Château-de-Chillon» station and take a 3 minute stroll along the lakeside.

You have arrived at your destination!

Coaches

A9 motorway, exit Montreux or Villeneuve.

Fort Chillon is located on the lakeside between Montreux (4km) and Villeneuve (2km)
Calculate your journey with Michelin or Google maps.

Free parking in front of the Fort. (Compulsory parking disc required. This is available free of charge in the entrance to the Fort).

On foot

Take a stroll

If you feel like it, why not take a stroll down the “flower path” that runs along the lakeside and far away from any road traffic. You will reach the Fort in 45 minutes (4km) from Montreux and in 20 minutes (2km) from Villeneuve.

Within a short distance from the Fort there is a beach suitable for swimming (unattended).

Map of the Fort

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