Built on a rocky spur, the Castle of La Sarraz was built in 1049. Unlike most other castles, it has always been the residence of the barons of La Sarraz and never changed hands until the death of the last chatelaine in 1948. This particularity makes its interest and its richness: it has kept the character of an inhabited residence and the objects which it shelters were acquired during the years.
If you want to see inside
More information https://chateau-lasarraz.ch/
Built on a rocky spur, the castle of La Sarraz was built in 1049. Unlike most other castles, that of La Sarraz has always been the residence of the barons of La Sarraz and has never changed hands until The death of the last chatelaine in 1948. This peculiarity is its interest and its richness: it has kept the character of a dwelling inhabited and the objects it shelters have been acquired over the years.
The Castle of La Sarraz has some of the most beautiful collections of furniture and paintings in Switzerland. Reunited by the family of Gingins in the course of their long history, they are the result of a slow and talented accumulation which is in the continuity of this lineage.
The Castle of La Sarraz reopens its doors to the visit after three years of closure, in 2017. You can now visit the castle and it is well worth it.
The first room you can visit is the living room.
Portrait of the owner
The music room
The is a special machine to cut sugar. In the middle age sugar was in big stone.
This room is maybe the most impressive room. It is unique
The roof of the tower
Advise if you plan to visit this castle there is a free tour with a guide once a month. Each second sunday of each month at 15:00 you just need your ticket (10Fr)
Official website : Château de la Sarraz