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Schloss Rapperswil as seen from Seedamm (December 2009)

This list includes castles and fortresses in Switzerland.

Entries list the name and location of the castle, fortress or ruins in each Canton in Switzerland.

Aargau[edit]

Castles in the Canton of Aargau.
Schlossli
Schlossli
Aarburg
Aarburg
Altenburg
Altenburg
Alt-Wartburg
Alt-Wartburg
Auenstein
Auenstein
Bernau
Bernau
Biberstein
Biberstein
Bottstein
Bottstein
Brestenberg
Brestenberg
Brunegg
Brunegg
Freudenau
Freudenau
Habsburg
Habsburg
Hallwyl
Hallwyl
Hilfikon
Hilfikon
Horben
Horben
Alt-Homberg
Alt-Homberg
Iberg
Iberg
Kasteln
Kasteln
Klingnau
Klingnau
Landvogteischloss
Landvogteischloss
Laufenburg
Laufenburg
Lenzburg
Lenzburg
Liebegg
Liebegg
Rued
Rued
Schafisheim
Schafisheim
Schenkenberg
Schenkenberg
Schwarzer
Schwarzer
Schwarzwasserstelz
Schwarzwasserstelz
Stein
Stein
Tegerfelden
Tegerfelden
Alt-Thierstein
Alt-Thierstein
Trostburg
Trostburg
Urgiz
Urgiz
Waldhausen
Waldhausen
Wildenstein
Wildenstein
Wildegg
Wildegg
Castles in Aargau
  1. Aarburg Castle, Aarburg
  2. Altenburg Castle, Brugg
  3. Auenstein Castle, Auenstein
  4. Bernau Castle, Leibstadt
  5. Biberstein Castle, Biberstein
  6. Böttstein Castle, Böttstein
  7. Brestenberg Castle, Seengen
  8. Brunegg Castle, Brunegg
  9. Ruins of Freudenau Castle, Untersiggenthal
  10. Habsburg, Habsburg
  11. Hallwyl Castle, Seengen
  12. Hilfikon Castle, Villmergen
  13. Alt Homberg Castle (ruined), Wittnau
  14. Horben Castle, Beinwil (Freiamt)
  15. Iberg Castle, Riniken
  16. Kasteln Castle, Oberflachs
  17. Klingnau Castle, Klingnau
  18. Landvogtei Castle, Baden
  19. Laufenburg Castle, Laufenburg
  20. Lenzburg Castle, Lenzburg
  21. Liebegg Castle, Gränichen
  22. Rued Castle, Schlossrued
  23. Schafisheim Castle, Schafisheim
  24. Schwarzwasserstelz Castle, Fisibach
  25. Schenkenberg Castle, Thalheim
  26. Schlössli, Aarau
  27. Schöftland Castle, Schöftland
  28. Schwarzer Turm, Brugg
  29. Stein Castle, Baden
  30. Ruins of Alt-Thierstein Castle, Gipf-Oberfrick
  31. Tegerfelden Castle, Tegerfelden
  32. Trostburg Castle, Teufenthal
  33. Ruins of Urgiz Castle, Densbüren
  34. Waldhausen Castle, Fisibach
  35. Alt-Wartburg Castle, Oftringen
  36. Wildenstein Castle, Veltheim
  37. Wildegg Castle, Möriken-Wildegg

Appenzell Ausserrhoden[edit]

Castles in Appenzell Ausserrhoden
  1. Ruins of Rosenberg Castle, Herisau
  2. Ruins of Rosenburg or Ramsenberg Castle, Herisau
  3. Ruins of Urstein Castle, Herisau

Appenzell Innerrhoden[edit]

Castles in Appenzell Innerrhoden
  1. Appenzell Castle, Appenzell
  2. Clanx Castle, Appenzell
  3. Ruins of Hoch-Altstätten Castle, Oberegg

Basel-Land[edit]

Castles in Basel-Land
  1. Aesch Castle, Aesch
  2. Ruins of Altenberg Castle, Füllinsdorf
  3. Angenstein Castle, Duggingen
  4. Ruins of Bärenfels Castle, Duggingen
  5. Burg Castle, Burg im Leimental
  6. Ruins of Alt-Biederthal Castle, Burg im Leimental
  7. Binningen Castle, Binningen
  8. Hintere Birseck Castle, Arlesheim
  9. Vordere Birseck Castle, Arlesheim
  10. Mittlere Birseck Castle, Arlesheim
  11. Ruins of Bischofstein Castle, Sissach
  12. Bottmingen Castle, Bottmingen
  13. Ebenrain Castle, Sissach
  14. Ruins of Engenstein Castle, Pfeffingen
  15. Ruins of Farnsburg Castle, Ormalingen
  16. Frohberg Castle, Aesch
  17. Ruins of Fürstenstein Castle, Ettingen
  18. Ruins of Gutenfels Castle, Bubendorf BL
  19. Holeeschlösschen Castle, Binningen
  20. Neu-Homburg Castle, Läufelfingen
  21. Ruins of Madeln Castle, Pratteln
  22. Münchenstein Castle, Münchenstein
  23. Ruins of Münchsberg Castle, Pfeffingen
  24. Ruins of Ödenburg Castle, Wenslingen
  25. Ruins of Pfeffingen Castle, Pfeffingen
  26. Schloss Pratteln, Pratteln
  27. Ruins of Ränggen Castle, Diegten
  28. Ruins of Ramstein Castle, Bretzwil
  29. Reichenstein Castle, Arlesheim
  30. Ruins of Riedfluh Castle, Eptingen
  31. Ruins of Schalberg Castle, Pfeffingen
  32. Alt-Schauenburg Castle, Frenkendorf
  33. Ruins of Neu-Schauenburg Castle, Frenkendorf
  34. Ruins of Schönenberg Castle, Burg im Leimental
  35. Ruins of Sissacherfluh Castle, Sissach
  36. Ruins of Spitzburg Castle, Ramlinsburg
  37. Fortified Church of St. Arbogast, Muttenz
  38. Ruins of Tschöpperli Castle, Aesch
  39. Ruins of Waldenburg Castle, Waldenburg
  40. Ruins of Hintere Wartenberg Castle, Muttenz
  41. Ruins of Mittlere Wartenberg Castle, Muttenz
  42. Ruins of Vordere Wartenberg Castle, Muttenz
  43. Ruins of Wild-Eptingen Castle, Eptingen
  44. Wildenstein Castle, Bubendorf
  45. Zwingen Castle, Zwingen

Basel-Stadt[edit]

  1. Gundeldingen Castle, Basel

Bern[edit]

Map of the Canton of Bern showing locations of castles.
Aarberg
Aarberg
Aarwangen
Aarwangen
Amsoldingen
Amsoldingen
Wittigkofen
Wittigkofen
Holligen
Holligen
Bremgarten
Bremgarten
Büren
Büren
Burgdorf
Burgdorf
Burgistein
Burgistein
Erlach
Erlach
Hünegg
Hünegg
Hindelbank
Hindelbank
Jegenstorf
Jegenstorf
Köniz
Köniz
Laupen
Laupen
Hofwil
Hofwil
Münchenwiler
Münchenwiler
Gümligen
Gümligen
Nidau
Nidau
Oberdiessbach
Oberdiessbach
Oberhofen
Oberhofen
Ringgenberg
Ringgenberg
Rümligen
Rümligen
Schlosswil
Schlosswil
Grasburg
Grasburg
Schwarzenburg
Schwarzenburg
Spiez
Spiez
Thun
Thun
Schadau
Schadau
Thunstetten
Thunstetten
Toffen
Toffen
Trachselwald
Trachselwald
Weissenau
Weissenau
Landshut
Landshut
Unspunnen
Unspunnen
Wangen an der Aare
Wangen an der Aare
Wimmis
Wimmis
Worb
Worb
Reichenbach
Reichenbach
Oberer Mannenberg
Oberer Mannenberg
Unterer Mannenberg
Unterer Mannenberg
Castles in Bern
Castle Spiez
  1. Aarberg Castle, Aarberg
  2. Aarwangen Castle, Aarwangen
  3. Allmendingen Castle, Allmendingen bei Bern
  4. Amsoldingen Castle, Amsoldingen
  5. Aris ob Kien Castle, Reichenbach im Kandertal
  6. Belp Castle, Belp
  7. Bipp Castle, Oberbipp
  8. Blankenburg Castle, Zweisimmen
  9. Brandis Castle, Lützelflüh
  10. Bremgarten Castle, Bremgarten
  11. Burgdorf Castle, Burgdorf
  12. Altes Schloss Bümpliz, Bümpliz
  13. Neues Schloss Bümpliz, Bümpliz
  14. Büren Castle, Büren an der Aare
  15. Burgistein Castle, Burgistein
  16. Erguel Castle, Sonvilier
  17. Erlach Castle, Erlach
  18. Felsenburg, Bern
  19. Felsenburg, Kandergrund
  20. Gampelen Castle, Gampelen
  21. Grasburg Castle, Schwarzenburg
  22. Ruins of Grünenberg Castle, Melchnau
  23. Gümligen Castle, Muri bei Bern
  24. Hofgut Castle, Muri bei Bern
  25. Habstetten Castle, Bolligen
  26. Hindelbank Castle, Hindelbank
  27. Hofwil Castle, Münchenbuchsee
  28. Holligen Castle, Bern
  29. Hünegg Castle, Hilterfingen
  30. Hünigen Castle, Konolfingen
  31. Ittigen Castle, Ittigen
  32. Jegenstorf Castle, Jegenstorf
  33. Kehrsatz Castle, Kehrsatz
  34. Köniz Castle, Köniz
  35. Landshut Castle, Utzenstorf
  36. Laupen Castle, Laupen
  37. Ligerz Castle, Ligerz
  38. Lohn Castle, Kehrsatz
  39. Ruins of Langenstein Castle, Melchnau
  40. Upper Mannenberg Castle, Zweisimmen
  41. Lower Mannenberg Castle, Zweisimmen
  42. Villa Mettlen Castle, Muri bei Bern
  43. Moutier Castle, Moutier
  44. Mülenen Castle, Reichenbach im Kandertal
  45. Münchenwiler Castle, Münchenwiler
  46. Münsingen Castle, Münsingen
  47. Muri Castle, Muri bei Bern
  48. Nidau Castle, Nidau
  49. Oberdiessbach Castle, Oberdiessbach
  50. Oberhofen Castle, Oberhofen am Thunersee
  51. Oberried Estate, Belp
  52. Ralligen Castle, Merligen
  53. Reichenbach Castle, Zollikofen
  54. Restiturm Castle, Meiringen
  55. Riggisberg Castle, Riggisberg
  56. Ringgenberg Castle, Ringgenberg
  57. Rümligen Castle, Rümligen
  58. Schlossberg Castle, La Neuveville
  59. Schlosswil Castle, Schlosswil
  60. Schloss Munsingen, Munsingen
  61. Spiez Castle, Spiez
  62. Spittel Castle, Sumiswald
  63. Ruins of Schnabelburg Castle, Melchnau
  64. Schadau Castle, Thun
  65. Schwarzenburg Castle, Schwarzenburg
  66. Seeburg Castle, Iseltwald
  67. Alt-Signau Castle, Bowil
  68. Neu-Signau Castle, Bowil
  69. Tellenburg Castle, Frutigen
  70. Thielle Castle, Thielle
  71. Thorberg Castle, Krauchthal
  72. Thun Castle, Thun
  73. Thunstetten Castle, Thunstetten
  74. Toffen Castle, Toffen
  75. Trachselwald Castle, Trachselwald
  76. Unterseen Castle, Unterseen
  77. Unspunnen Castle, Wilderswil
  78. Wangen an der Aare Castle, Wangen an der Aare
  79. Wartenstein Castle, Lauperswil
  80. Wiedlisbach Castle, Wiedlisbach
  81. Weissenburg Castle, Därstetten
  82. Wimmis Castle, Wimmis
  83. Wittigkofen Castle, Bern
  84. Worb Castle, Worb

Fribourg[edit]

  1. Barberêche Castle, Barberêche
  2. Baillival Castle, Bulle
  3. Baillival Castle, Corbières
  4. Baillival Castle, Marsens
  5. Baillival Castle, Surpierre
  6. Bossonnens Castle, Bossonnens
  7. Castella Castle, Delley-Portalban
  8. Chenaux Castle, Estavayer-le-Lac
  9. De Diesbach Castle, Torny
  10. Griset de Forel Castle, Torny
  11. Gruyères Castle, Gruyères
  12. Illens Castle, Rossens
  13. Löwenberg Castle, Murten
  14. Mézières Castle, Mézières
  15. Murten Castle, Murten
  16. Poya Castle, Fribourg
  17. Romont Castle, Romont
  18. Rue Castle, Rue
  19. Saint-Germain Castle, Gruyères
  20. Vaulruz Castle, Vaulruz
  21. Grand-Vivy Castle, Barberêche
  22. Petit-Vivy Castle, Barberêche

Geneva[edit]

  1. Bellerive Castle, Collonge-Bellerive
  2. Compesières Bardonnex
  3. Choully Castle, Satigny
  4. Dardagny Castle, Dardagny
  5. Crest Castle, Jussy
  6. Rothschild Castle, Pregny-Chambésy
  7. Ruins of Rouelbeau Castle, Meinier
  8. Merlinge Castle, Gy

Glarus[edit]

  1. Vorburg, Oberurnen

Graubünden[edit]

Castles in the Canton of Graubünden.
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Marmels
Marmels
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Mesocco
Mesocco
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Norantola
Norantola
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Planta
Planta
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Riom
Riom
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Servieze
Servieze
Spaniola
Spaniola
Spliatsch
Spliatsch
San Peder
San Peder
Sta. Maria
Sta. Maria
Steinsberg
Steinsberg
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Tarasp
Tarasp
Tschanüff
Tschanüff
Wildenberg
Wildenberg
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RhäzünsHochjuvaltOrtensteinAlt-SinsNeu-SinsHeinzenbergRietbergHasensprungSchauensteinFürstenauCampellEhrenfelsHohenratien
Rhäzüns
Hochjuvalt
Ortenstein
Alt-Sins
Neu-Sins
Heinzenberg
Rietberg
Hasensprung
Schauenstein
Fürstenau
Campell
Ehrenfels
Hohenratien
Castles in Graubünden
Name Image Location Type Date Notes
Alt Aspermont Castle Alt Aspermont Nordwestmauer.jpg Trimmis
46°54′48″N 9°34′20″E / 46.91333°N 9.57222°E / 46.91333; 9.57222
hill castle 12th century
Neu-Aspermont Castle Aspermont von W.jpg Jenins
47°00′12″N 9°33′55″E / 47.003243°N 9.565202°E / 47.003243; 9.565202
c. 1235 Ruined castle built by the Lords of Aspermont. Owned by the Canton of Graubünden, open to the public
Baldenstein Castle Baldenstein Ansicht.jpg Sils im Domleschg
46°42′23″N 9°27′37″E / 46.70639°N 9.46028°E / 46.70639; 9.46028
hill castle around 1246 Castle owned by the Canton of Graubünden, open to the public
Belfort Castle Belfort.jpg Brienz/Brinzauls
46°40′16″N 9°36′37″E / 46.671151°N 9.610291°E / 46.671151; 9.610291
1222-31 Ruined castle built by the Lords of Vaz. Owned by the Canton of Graubünden, open to the public
Belmont Castle Belmont Burghügel.jpg Flims
46°50′44″N 9°20′3″E / 46.84556°N 9.33417°E / 46.84556; 9.33417
Höhenburg, Felslage about 1000
Bernegg Castle Bernegg Lage.jpg Calfreisen, Arosa
46°50′29″N 9°35′47.3″E / 46.84139°N 9.596472°E / 46.84139; 9.596472
hill castle about 1260 Ruined castle.
Bishop's Castle or Unteres Schloss Unteres Schloss Fürstenau.jpg Fürstenau
Bothmar Castle Malans
Brandis Castle or Maienfeld Castle Schloss Brandis.jpg Maienfeld
47°00′23″N 9°31′51″E / 47.006394°N 9.530862°E / 47.006394; 9.530862Coordinates: 47°00′23″N 9°31′51″E / 47.006394°N 9.530862°E / 47.006394; 9.530862
Castle 13th Century
Cagliatscha Castle Cagliatscha Lage.jpg Andeer
46°36′50″N 9°25′20″E / 46.61389°N 9.42222°E / 46.61389; 9.42222
hill castle around 1265
Campell Castle or Campi Campell mit Weiler.jpg Sils im Domleschg
46°42′1.6″N 9°28′17″E / 46.700444°N 9.47139°E / 46.700444; 9.47139
hill castle early 13th century
Canaschal Castle Trin Canaschal.jpg Trin
46°49′41″N 9°21′56″E / 46.828056°N 9.365556°E / 46.828056; 9.365556
Ruined castle south-east of Trin. Sometimes called Hohentrins or combined with Sogn Parcazi
Castelberg Castle Castelberg.jpg Ilanz/Glion
46°45′24″N 9°12′35″E / 46.75667°N 9.20972°E / 46.75667; 9.20972
hill castle 13th century Ruined castle
Castelmur Castle CH Coltura Palazzo Castelmur 2.jpg Bregaglia
46°20′23″N 9°33′42″E / 46.339828°N 9.5617°E / 46.339828; 9.5617
1723 Palazzo built for Johannes Redolfi, today a museum
Castelmur Castle Castelmur Turm von SE2.jpg Bondo, Bregaglia
46°20′28″N 9°33′38″E / 46.341112°N 9.560451°E / 46.341112; 9.560451
hill castle before 842
Castels Castle Castels Turm Ostseite.jpg Luzein
46°55′29″N 9°44′42″E / 46.92472°N 9.74500°E / 46.92472; 9.74500
hill castle 13th century
Ehrenfels Castle Ehrenfels Nord.jpg Sils im Domleschg
46°41′48″N 09°27′06″E / 46.69667°N 9.45167°E / 46.69667; 9.45167
hill castle early 13th century
Falkenstein Castle Igis
Torre Fiorenzana Grono Fiorenzana.jpg Grono
46°15′01″N 9°09′01″E / 46.25023°N 9.150185°E / 46.25023; 9.150185
late 12th century Privately owned
Fracstein Castle Fracstein Süd.jpg Seewis im Prättigau
46°58′33″N 9°37′00″E / 46.9759°N 9.6166°E / 46.9759; 9.6166
Cave castle about 1200 Ruined castle
Frauenberg Castle (Frundsberg) Ruschein
Friedau Castle Friedau Ansicht.jpg Zizers
46°56′3.3″N 9°33′46″E / 46.934250°N 9.56278°E / 46.934250; 9.56278
Lowland castle about 1200 to 1300 Ruined castle in the center of Zizers
Greifenstein Castle Greifenstein NW.jpg Filisur
46°40′34″N 9°41′35.41″E / 46.67611°N 9.6931694°E / 46.67611; 9.6931694
hill castle 12th century Ruined castle
Grottenstein Castle Grottenstein aussen.jpg Haldenstein
46°53′2″N 09°31′22″E / 46.88389°N 9.52278°E / 46.88389; 9.52278
Cave castle about 1180 Ruined castle
Grüneck Castle Grüneck Winter 2015a.jpg Ilanz/Glion
46°46′33.6″N 9°11′41.6″E / 46.776000°N 9.194889°E / 46.776000; 9.194889
hill castle around 1200 Ruined castle
Guardaval Castle Guardaval Lage.JPG Madulain
46°35′08″N 9°55′59.59″E / 46.58556°N 9.9332194°E / 46.58556; 9.9332194
hill castle 13th century Ruined castle
Alt-Haldenstein Castle Haldenstein Ruine.jpg Haldenstein
46°52′50″N 9°31′24″E / 46.880556°N 9.523333°E / 46.880556; 9.523333
Rock castle around 1100 to 1299 Ruined castle
Haldenstein Castle Haldenstein Hauptgebäude.jpg Haldenstein
Hasensprung Castle Hasensprung Lage.jpg Pratval village, Domleschg
46°43′53″N 9°26′38.3″E / 46.73139°N 9.443972°E / 46.73139; 9.443972
hill castle between 1200 and 1300 Ruined castle
Heinzenberg Castle Heinzenberg Ansicht.jpg Präz village, Cazis
46°44′23″N 9°24′31″E / 46.73972°N 9.40861°E / 46.73972; 9.40861
hill castle about 1200 Ruined castle
Hochjuvalt Castle Hochjuvalt unten.jpg Rothenbrunnen
46°46′40″N 9°25′15″E / 46.77778°N 9.42083°E / 46.77778; 9.42083
hill castle 12th century Ruined castle
Hohenrätien Castle Hohraet hoch rialt.jpg Sils im Domleschg
46°41′31″N 9°26′41″E / 46.69194°N 9.44472°E / 46.69194; 9.44472
hill castle 11th century Ruined castle
Innerjuvalt Castle Innerjuvalt Lage.jpg Rothenbrunnen
46°46′6″N 9°25′54″E / 46.76833°N 9.43167°E / 46.76833; 9.43167
hill castle around 1250 Ruined castle
Jörgenberg Castle Jörgenberg Glockenturm.jpg Waltensburg/Vuorz
46°46′49″N 09°08′17″E / 46.78028°N 9.13806°E / 46.78028; 9.13806
hill castle, spur castle 765 Ruined castle
Klingenhorn Castle Klingenhorn Lage.jpg Malans
46°59′39″N 9°34′46.46″E / 46.99417°N 9.5795722°E / 46.99417; 9.5795722
hill castle 13th century Ruined castle
Kropfenstein Castle Kropfenstein Lage.jpg Waltensburg/Vuorz
46°46′12″N 9°06′05″E / 46.769868°N 9.101305°E / 46.769868; 9.101305
13th century Open to the public
Lichtenstein Castle Lichtenstein Lage.jpg Haldenstein
46°53′4.2″N 09°31′35″E / 46.884500°N 9.52639°E / 46.884500; 9.52639
hill castle early 12th century Ruined castle
Marmels Castle Marmels Castle, aerial photography 2.jpg Marmorera
46°30′24″N 9°37′18.25″E / 46.50667°N 9.6217361°E / 46.50667; 9.6217361
Cave Castle around 1100 Ruined castle
Marschlins Castle Marschlins Eckturm.jpg Landquart
46°57′16.36″N 09°35′4.14″E / 46.9545444°N 9.5844833°E / 46.9545444; 9.5844833
water castle 13th century Privately owned. Used as the residence of the Bishop of Chur.
Mesocco Castle Mesocco castle 2.jpg Mesocco
46°22′48″N 9°13′57″E / 46.38000°N 9.23250°E / 46.38000; 9.23250
Hill castle Before 1219 Ruined castle
Neuburg Castle Neuburg Lage.jpg Untervaz
46°54′46″N 09°32′39″E / 46.91278°N 9.54417°E / 46.91278; 9.54417
hill castle about 1300 Ruined castle
Nivagl Castle Vaz/Obervaz
Norantola Castle Norantola Lage.jpg Cama
46°16′59.59″N 9°10′35″E / 46.2832194°N 9.17639°E / 46.2832194; 9.17639
hill castle 12th century Ruined castle
Ortenstein Castle Ortenstein2.jpg Domleschg
46°45′35″N 9°26′07″E / 46.759765°N 9.435285°E / 46.759765; 9.435285
hill castle about 1250 Privately owned
Pala Castle Torre Palas Talseite2.jpg San Vittore
46°14′23.35″N 9°06′19.27″E / 46.2398194°N 9.1053528°E / 46.2398194; 9.1053528
hill castle 12th century Ruined castle
Parpan Castle Parpan Schlössli.JPG Churwalden
46°45′37.94″N 9°33′29.11″E / 46.7605389°N 9.5580861°E / 46.7605389; 9.5580861
Planta Tower Tuor Planta, Zuoz GR.jpg Zuoz
46°36′07.93″N 9°57′35.33″E / 46.6022028°N 9.9598139°E / 46.6022028; 9.9598139
tower house 13th century Houses the archives of the Oberengadin Kreis
Rappenstein Castle Rappenstein.jpg Untervaz
46°55′30″N 9°31′11″E / 46.92500°N 9.51972°E / 46.92500; 9.51972
Cave castle around 1250 Ruined cave castle
Rhäzüns Castle Schloss Rhäzüns2.JPG Rhäzüns
46°47′54.10″N 9°24′11.80″E / 46.7983611°N 9.4032778°E / 46.7983611; 9.4032778
hill castle 10th century Home of the Barons of Rhäzüns
Reichenau Castle Reichenau
Rietberg Castle Schloss Rietberg von Nordwesten1.jpg Pratval village, Domleschg
46°44′09″N 9°26′53″E / 46.735794°N 9.448035°E / 46.735794; 9.448035
hill castle early 13th century Site of the murder of Pompeius Planta during the Bündner Wirren.
Riom Castle Riom Lage.jpg Surses
46°36′33.33″N 9°35′03.61″E / 46.6092583°N 9.5843361°E / 46.6092583; 9.5843361
motte-and-bailey castle around 1226
Ober-Ruchenberg Castle Trimmis
Salenegg Castle Schloss Salenegg.jpg Maienfeld
San Peder Castle B-Sent-Baselgia-S-Peder.jpg Scuol
46°48′58.01″N 10°19′58.38″E / 46.8161139°N 10.3328833°E / 46.8161139; 10.3328833
hill castle 12th-13th century Ruined tower and church
Santa Maria in Calanca Torre Sta. Maria Ansicht.jpg Santa Maria in Calanca
46°15′44.50″N 09°08′44.84″E / 46.2623611°N 9.1457889°E / 46.2623611; 9.1457889
hill castle about 1300 Ruined castle
Schauenstein Castle SchlossSchauenstein.JPG Fürstenau
Schiedberg Castle Schiedberg Westen.jpg Sagogn
46°47′30″N 09°16′0″E / 46.79167°N 9.26667°E / 46.79167; 9.26667
hill castle about 1000 Ruined castle
Schwarzenstein Castle Schwarzenstein Lage.jpg Obersaxen Mundaun
46°45′1.35″N 9°04′22″E / 46.7503750°N 9.07278°E / 46.7503750; 9.07278
hill castle about 1250 Ruined castle, residence of ministeriales.
Serviezel Castle Serviezel Südmauer.jpg Valsot
46°52′59″N 10°27′10″E / 46.88306°N 10.45278°E / 46.88306; 10.45278
hill castle 12th century Ruined castle
Alt-Sins Castle or Alt-Süns Castle Alt Süns Lage.jpg Paspels village, Domleschg
46°44′58″N 9°26′21″E / 46.74944°N 9.43917°E / 46.74944; 9.43917
hill castle about 1200 Ruined castle
Neu-Sins Castle or Neu-Süns Castle Canova Turm.jpg Paspels
46°44′39″N 9°26′52″E / 46.74417°N 9.44778°E / 46.74417; 9.44778
hill castle between 1250 and 1300 Ruined castle residence of ministeriales in service to the Vaz family.
Sogn Parcazi Parcazi Zeichnung.jpg Trin
46°49′45.628″N 09°21′2.444″E / 46.82934111°N 9.35067889°E / 46.82934111; 9.35067889
hill castle about 750 (?) Ruined fortified church and castle
Solavers Castle Solavers Ansicht.jpg Seewis
46°59′00″N 9°38′39″E / 46.983375°N 9.644217°E / 46.983375; 9.644217
hill castle 11th century Ruined castle
Spaniola Castle Spaniola Ansicht.jpg Pontresina
46°29′21.46″N 9°54′35.50″E / 46.4892944°N 9.9098611°E / 46.4892944; 9.9098611
hill castle around 1200 Ruined castle
Spliatsch Castle Spliatsch Lage.jpg Sur village, Surses
46°31′01″N 9°37′37″E / 46.51694°N 9.62694°E / 46.51694; 9.62694
hill castle around 1200 Ruined castle
Splügen Castle Splügen von NW.jpg Splügen
46°33′24″N 9°20′04″E / 46.55667°N 9.33444°E / 46.55667; 9.33444
motte-and-bailey castle around 1275 Ruined castle residence of free nobility.
Steinsberg Castle Steinsberg Kirche1.jpg Ardez
46°46′27.40″N 10°12′18″E / 46.7742778°N 10.20500°E / 46.7742778; 10.20500
hill castle 12th century Ruined castle
Strahlegg Castle Fideris
Strassberg Castle Strassberg 2010.jpg Churwalden
46°48′22.70″N 09°32′01.80″E / 46.8063056°N 9.5338333°E / 46.8063056; 9.5338333
hill castle around 1200
Tagstein Castle Masein
Tschanüff Castle Tschanüff gegen Piz Spadla.jpg Ramosch, Valsot
46°49′58.50″N 10°22′32.22″E / 46.8329167°N 10.3756167°E / 46.8329167; 10.3756167
hill castle 12th century Ruined castle. Residence of ministerialis knights in service to the Bishop of Chur.
Obertagstein Castle Obertagstein Lage.jpg Thusis
46°41′6″N 9°25′40″E / 46.68500°N 9.42778°E / 46.68500; 9.42778
hill castle about 1300 Ruined castle
Tarasp Castle 160618 Schloss Tarasp 3.jpg Scuol
46°46′44″N 10°15′42″E / 46.77889°N 10.26167°E / 46.77889; 10.26167
hill castle 11th century Privately owned
Wildenberg Castle (Falera) Falera
Wildenberg Castle (Zernez) Zernez Schloss Wildenberg.jpg Zernez
46°41′59.1″N 10°5′46.4″E / 46.699750°N 10.096222°E / 46.699750; 10.096222
13th century
Wynegg Castle Wynegg Übersicht.jpg Malans
46°59′40″N 09°34′12″E / 46.99444°N 9.57000°E / 46.99444; 9.57000
hill castle, spur castle About 1200 Ruined castle
Upper Castle Zizers Zizers
Lower Castle Zizers Johannesstift zizers.jpg Zizers

Jura[edit]

  1. Asuel Castle, La Baroche
  2. Löwenburg Castle, Pleigne
  3. Mont-Terri Castle, Cornol
  4. Montvoie Castle, Clos du Doubs
  5. Prince-Bishops' Castle, Delémont
  6. Porrentruy Castle, Porrentruy

Lucerne[edit]

  1. Beromünster Castle, Beromünster
  2. Buttisholz Castle, Buttisholz
  3. Götzental Castle, Dierikon
  4. Heidegg Castle, Gelfingen village in Hitzkirch
  5. Huwyl Burg, Hochdorf Römerswil
  6. Kastelen Castle, Alberswil
  7. Ruins of Kastelen Tower, Alberswil
  8. Landvogtei Castle, Willisau
  9. Meggenhorn Castle, Meggen
  10. Neuhabsburg Castle, Meggen
  11. Ruins of Nünegg Castle, Hohenrain
  12. Schauensee Castle, Kriens
  13. Wyher Castle, Ettiswil

Neuchâtel[edit]

  1. Auvernier Castle, Auvernier
  2. Boudry Castle, Boudry
  3. Colombier Castle, Colombier
  4. Gorgier Castle, Gorgier
  5. Ivernois Castle, Val-de-Travers
  6. Jeanjaquet Castle, Cressier
  7. Monts Castle, Le Locle
  8. Neuchâtel Castle, Neuchâtel
  9. Souaillon Castle, Cornaux
  10. Valangin Castle, Valangin
  11. Vaumarcus Castle, Vaumarcus

Nidwalden[edit]

  1. Ruins of Rotzberg Castle, Ennetmoos
  2. Schnitzturm, Stansstad

Obwalden[edit]

Castles in the Canton of Obwalden.
Hexenturm
Hexenturm
Landenberg
Landenberg
Rosenberg
Rosenberg
Rudenz
Rudenz
Castles in Obwalden
  1. Hexenturm, Sarnen
  2. Landenberg Castle, Sarnen
  3. Ruins of Rosenberg Castle, Giswil
  4. Ruins of Rudenz Castle, Giswil

Schaffhausen[edit]

  1. Herblingen Castle, Stetten
  2. Hohenklingen Castle, Stein am Rhein
  3. Munot, Schaffhausen
  4. Wörth Castle, Neuhausen am Rheinfall
  5. Ruins of Radegg Castle, Wilchingen

Schwyz[edit]

  1. Alt Rapperswil Castle, Altendorf
  2. Burgruine Schwanau, Lauerz
  3. Gesslerburg Castle, Küssnacht
  4. Grynau Castle, Tuggen
  5. Pfäffikon Castle, Freienbach

Solothurn[edit]

Castles in Solothurn
  1. Ruins of Balmfluh Castle, Balm bei Günsberg
  2. Ruins of Alt-Bechburg Castle, Holderbank
  3. Neu-Bechburg Castle, Oensingen
  4. Blumenstein Castle, Solothurn
  5. Buchegg Castle, Kyburg-Buchegg
  6. Ruins of Dorneck Castle, Dornach
  7. Alt-Falkenstein Castle, Balsthal (Klus)
  8. Ruins of Neu-Falkenstein Castle, Balsthal
  9. Ruins of Frohburg Castle, Trimbach
  10. Gilgenberg Castle, Zullwil
  11. Rotberg Castle, Metzerlen-Mariastein
  12. Steinbrugg Castle, Solothurn
  13. Ruins of Sternenberg Castle, Hofstetten
  14. Ruins of Neu-Thierstein Castle, Büsserach
  15. Waldegg Castle, Feldbrunnen-St. Niklaus

St. Gallen[edit]

Castles in St. Gallen
  1. Blatten Castle, Oberriet
  2. Dottenwil Castle, Wittenbach
  3. Ruins of Freudenberg Castle, Bad Ragaz
  4. Forstegg Castle, Sennwald
  5. Ruins of Fründsberg Castle, Goldingen
  6. Gräpplang Castle, Flums
  7. Grünenstein Castle, Balgach
  8. Kleiner Hahnberg Castle, Berg
  9. Heerbrugg Castle, Balgach
  10. Hohensax Castle, Sennwald
  11. Iberg Castle, Wattwil
  12. Oberberg Castle, Gossau
  13. Rapperswil Castle, Rapperswil
  14. Sargans Castle, Sargans
  15. Wartegg Castle, Rorschacherberg
  16. Wartensee Castle, Rorschacherberg
  17. Ruins of Wartenstein Castle, Pfäfers
  18. Werdenberg Castle, Grabs
  19. Ruins of Wichenstein Castle, Oberriet
  20. Zuckenriet Castle, Niederhelfenschwil

Ticino[edit]

  1. Grande Bellinzona Castle, Bellinzona
  2. Montebello Castle, Bellinzona
  3. S. Giorgio Castle, Magliaso
  4. Pontegana Castle, Balerna
  5. Sasso Corbaro Castle, Giubiasco
  6. Stalvedro Castle, Airolo
  7. Visconteo Castle, Locarno

Thurgau[edit]

Thurgau.
Alt-Bichelsee
Alt-Bichelsee
Altenburg
Altenburg
Altenklingen
Altenklingen
Anwil
Anwil
Arbon
Arbon
Arenenberg
Arenenberg
Bachtobel
Bachtobel
Bernegg
Bernegg
Bettwiesen
Bettwiesen
Bischofszell
Bischofszell
Brunegg
Brunegg
Bürglen
Bürglen
Castell
Castell
Ebersberg
Ebersberg
Eppishausen
Eppishausen
Eugensberg
Eugensberg
Frauenfeld
Frauenfeld
Girsberg
Girsberg
Glarisegg
Glarisegg
Gottlieben
Gottlieben
Hagenwil
Hagenwil
Heitnau
Heitnau
Helfenberg
Helfenberg
Heidelberg
Heidelberg
Heuberg
Heuberg
Horn
Horn
Hubberg
Hubberg
Kefikon
Kefikon
Klingenberg
Klingenberg
Last
Last
Liebburg
Liebburg
Liebenfels
Liebenfels
Louisenberg
Louisenberg
Mammertshofen
Mammertshofen
Neuburg
Neuburg
List of castles and fortresses in Switzerland
Roggwil
Roggwil
List of castles and fortresses in Switzerland
Schleifenrain
Schleifenrain
Seeburg
Seeburg
List of castles and fortresses in Switzerland
Sonnenberg
Sonnenberg
Steinegg
Steinegg
Tannegg
Tannegg
Unterhof
Unterhof
Weinfelden
Weinfelden
Wellenberg
Wellenberg
Castles in Thurgau
  1. Altenburg Castle, Märstetten
  2. Altenklingen Castle, Wigoltingen
  3. Arbon Castle, Arbon
  4. Arenenberg Castle, Salenstein
  5. Bachtobel Castle, Weinfelden
  6. Bernegg Castle, Kreuzlingen
  7. Bildegg Castle, Zihlschlacht-Sitterdorf
  8. Bischofszell Castle, Bischofszell
  9. Bettwiesen Castle, Bettwiesen
  10. Brunegg Castle, Unterer Girsberg
  11. Buhwil Castle, Kradolf-Schönenberg
  12. Bürglen Castle, Bürglen
  13. Castell Castle, Tägerwilen
  14. Eugensberg Castle, Salenstein
  15. Frauenfeld Castle, Frauenfeld
  16. Freudenfels Castle, Eschenz
  17. Alt-Gachnang Castle, Gachnang
  18. Neu-Gachnang Castle, Gachnang
  19. Girsberg Castle, Kreuzlingen
  20. Gottlieben Castle, Gottlieben
  21. Hagenwil Castle, Amriswil
  22. Hauptwil Castle, Hauptwil-Gottshaus
  23. Heitnau Castle, Braunau
  24. Ruins of Heuberg Castle, Schweizersholz
  25. Hubberg Castle, Salenstein
  26. Hüttlingen Castle, Hüttlingen
  27. Kefikon Castle, Gachnang
  28. Klingenberg Castle, Homburg
  29. Liebenfels Castle, Herdern
  30. Louisenberg Castle, Salenstein
  31. Mammern Castle, Mammern
  32. Mammertshofen Castle, Roggwil
  33. Neuburg, Mammern
  34. Öttlishausen Castle, Hohentannen
  35. Roggwil Castle, Roggwil
  36. Sandegg Castle, Salenstein
  37. Schleifenrain Castle, Hugelshofen
  38. Seeburg Castle, Kreuzlingen
  39. Salenstein Castle, Salenstein
  40. Sonnenberg Castle, Stettfurt
  41. Steinegg Castle, Hüttwilen
  42. Tannegg Castle, Fischingen
  43. Unterhof Castle, Diessenhofen
  44. Weinfelden Castle, Weinfelden
  45. Wellenberg Castle, Wellenberg

Uri[edit]

  1. Apro Castle, Seedorf
  2. Rudenz Castle, Flüelen
  3. Ruins of Attinghausen Castle, Attinghausen
  4. Hospental Castle, Hospental
  5. Meierturm, Silenen
  6. Schweinsberg Castle, Attinghausen
  7. Seedorf Castle, Seedorf
  8. Silenen Castle, Silenen
  9. Zwing Uri Castle, Silenen

Vaud[edit]

Chateau de Chillon on Lake Geneva
  1. Aigle Castle, Aigle
  2. Aile Castle, Vevey
  3. Allaman Castle, Allaman
  4. Aubonne Castle, Aubonne
  5. Avenches Castle, Avenches
  6. Beaulieu Castle, Lausanne
  7. Blonay Castle, Blonay
  8. Bossey Castle, Bogis-Bossey
  9. Champittet Castle, Cheseaux
  10. Champvent Castle, Champvent
  11. Châtelard Castle, Clarens in Montreux
  12. Château de Chillon, Veytaux
  13. Les Clées Castle, Les Clées
  14. Coppet Castle, Coppet
  15. Crans Castle, Crans-près-Céligny
  16. Crêtes Castle, Montreux
  17. Curtilles Castle, Curtilles
  18. Donneloye Castle, Donneloye
  19. Duillier Castle, Duillier
  20. Dully Castle, Dully
  21. D'En-Bas Castle, Mex
  22. Echandens Castle, Echandens
  23. Grandcour Castle, Grandcour
  24. Grandson Castle, Grandson
  25. Guévaux Castle, Mur
  26. Hauteville Castle, Saint-Légier-La Chiésaz
  27. L'Isle Castle, L'Isle
  28. Lucens Castle, Lucens
  29. Luins Castle, Luins
  30. Château Saint-Maire, Lausanne
  31. Mathod Castle, Mathod
  32. Mestral Castle, Saint-Saphorin-sur-Morges
  33. Morges Castle, Morges
  34. Nyon Castle, Nyon
  35. Orbe Castle, Orbe
  36. Oron Castle, Oron
  37. Prangins Castle, Prangins
  38. Rôdeurs Castle, Lutry
  39. Rolle Castle, Rolle
  40. Saint-Prex Castle, Saint-Prex
  41. La Sarraz Castle, La Sarraz
  42. La Tour de Peilz Castle, La Tour-de-Peilz
  43. Vincy Castle, Gilly
  44. Vufflens Castle, Vufflens-le-Château
  45. Vullierens Castle, Vullierens
  46. Yverdon Castle, Yverdon

Valais[edit]

Name Image Location Type Date Notes
La Bâtiaz Castle Chateau de la batiaz.jpg Martigny
46°06′18″N 7°04′09″E / 46.105105°N 7.069282°E / 46.105105; 7.069282
hill castle about 1232 Ruined castle
Gestelnburg Castle Niedergesteln
Leuk Castle Picswiss VS-69-04.jpg Leuk
46°18′58″N 7°38′02″E / 46.31619°N 7.633858°E / 46.31619; 7.633858
Majorie Castle Majorie.jpg Sion
46°14′04″N 7°21′43″E / 46.234455°N 7.361934°E / 46.234455; 7.361934
Ruined castle
Saillon Castle Saillon
Saint-Maurice Castle St-Maurice-Schloss.jpg Saint-Maurice
46°13′24″N 7°00′11″E / 46.223261°N 7.003109°E / 46.223261; 7.003109
Soie Castle Savièse 1200 Destroyed in the Raron affair (1417)
Stockalper Palace Stockalper castle.jpg Brig-Glis
46°18′55″N 7°59′26″E / 46.315265°N 7.990656°E / 46.315265; 7.990656
1658-78
Tourbillon Castle Château de Tourbillon à Sion (Valais-Suisse) (cropped).JPG Sion
46°14′11″N 7°22′01″E / 46.236455°N 7.366948°E / 46.236455; 7.366948
hill castle 1290-1308 Built by the Boniface de Challant. Owned by the City of Sion, open to the public
Valère Basilica Sion Valere Castle 20070730.jpg Sion
46°14′01.7″N 7°21′51.7″E / 46.233806°N 7.364361°E / 46.233806; 7.364361
fortified church 1200-1300 Active church, minor basilica since 1984

Zug[edit]

Castles in Zug
  1. Buonas Castle, Risch
  2. Freudenberg Castle, Risch-Rotkreuz
  3. Hünenberg Castle, Hünenberg
  4. St. Andreas Castle, Cham
  5. Wildenburg Castle (Zug), Baar
  6. Zug Castle, Zug

Zurich[edit]

Castles in Zürich
  1. Ruins of Baldern Castle, Stallikon
  2. Ruins of Oberes Baliken Castle, Wald
  3. Ruins of Bernegg Castle, Hinwil
  4. Ruins of Alt-Bichelsee Castle, Bichelsee
  5. Ruins of Breitenlandenberg Castle, Turbenthal
  6. Bubikon Castle, Bubikon
  7. Ruins of Dübelstein Castle, Dübendorf
  8. Eglisau Castle, Eglisau
  9. Elgg Castle, Elgg
  10. Flaach Castle, Flaach
  11. Ruins of Freienstein Castle, Freienstein - Teufen
  12. Ruins of Friedberg Castle, Meilen
  13. Ruins of Friesenberg Castle, Friesenberg, Zurich
  14. Girsberg Castle, Girsberg
  15. Ruins of Glanzenberg Castle, Unterengstringen
  16. Greifenberg Castle, Bäretswil
  17. Greifensee Castle, Greifensee
  18. Grüningen Castle, Grüningen
  19. Hegi Castle, Winterthur
  20. Ruins of Hohenlandenberg Castle, Wila
  21. Irgenhausen Castrum, Irgenhausen
  22. Kyburg Castle, Kyburg
  23. Ruins of Alt-Landenberg Castle, Bauma
  24. Ruins of Alt-Lägern Castle, Boppelsen
  25. Laufen Castle, Laufen-Uhwiesen
  26. Liebenberg Castle, Zell
  27. Mörsburg Castle, Stadel (Winterthur)
  28. Ruins of Alt-Regensberg Castle, Regensdorf
  29. Neu-Regensberg Castle, Regensberg
  30. Ruins of Schauenberg Castle, Turbenthal
  31. Ruins of Schnabelburg Castle, Hausen am Albis
  32. Schwandegg Castle, Waltalingen
  33. Ruins of Sünikon Castle, Steinmaur
  34. Ruins of Tössegg Castle, Wildberg und Turbenthal
  35. Ruins of Uetliburg Castle, Uetliberg
  36. Uster Castle, Uster
  37. Ruins of Alt Wädenswil Castle, Richterswil
  38. Wart Castle, Neftenbach
  39. Wiesendangen Castle, Wiesendangen
  40. Ruins of Alt-Wildberg Castle, Wildberg
  41. Ruins of Alt-Wülflingen Castle, Wülflingen in Winterthur
  42. Wülflingen Castle, Wülflingen in Winterthur
  43. Ruins of Wulp Castle, Küsnacht
  44. Wyden Castle, Ossingen

See also[edit]