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Lake Geneva with Château de Chillon
WI_ch012.jpg Lake Geneva with Château de ChillonThumbnailsSion and Rhone Valley

This site near the E end of Lake Geneva had some strategic importance already in Roman times. The castle was built in the medieval period. Over the centuries, it was used as a residence, a prison, and a depot for weapons. Today, it represents a very popular tourist destination.

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Saturday 31 August 2013 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Switzerland (4579 visits)