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Château de Tourbillon

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

Published 04/14/2015

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

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Sight Details:

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

Published 04/14/2015


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