Forts, castles and ruins
In Zurich and surrounding region, young knights and princesses can relive the Middle Ages.

Forts, castles and ruins

In Zurich and region, young fans of medieval times can immerse themselves in a world of gracious kings, noble princesses and courageous knights.

Castles and ruins tell of bygone days, while fascinating exhibitions bring the Middle Ages back to life: on these excursions, children can travel back through time. 

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The most important feudal castle in eastern Switzerland is a living museum of life in the Middle Ages.

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The medieval castle, Schloss Laufen, towers on a rocky spur high above the thundering Rhine Falls.

The Ritterhaus is regarded as the best-preserved Commandery of the Order of St. John in Europe.

Along this fun-packed trail, young knights can follow the trail of the Battle of Morgarten.

Cultural History
A journey of discovery through Zug Castle offers a variety of insights into the cultural history of Zug.

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The History Museum in Baden takes visitors on a journey back in time to the days of the Romans and Helvetians

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If you walk up to the ruins of Stein Castle, you can enjoy superb views of the Old Town of Baden.

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Visitors to Hegi Castle can enjoy vegetable varieties from bygone days.

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Rapperswil Castle is the landmark of the “City of Roses”, located on Lake Zurich.