Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Valais Sights

Château de Tourbillon

  • 14 rue des Châteaux Map It
  • Sion
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Fodor's Review

Crowning Tourbillon, the higher of Sion's hills, the ruined château was built as a bishop's residence at the end of the 13th century and destroyed by fire in 1788. If you take the rugged hike up the steep hill, try to visit the tiny chapel with its ancient, layered frescoes.

Sight Information


14 rue des Châteaux, Sion, Valais, 1950, Switzerland

Map It

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • May–Sept., daily 11–6; mid-Mar.–Apr. and Oct–mid. Nov., daily 10–6


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Valais

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss



No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.