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Castle Hallwyl

Museum Aargau, 5707 Seengen, Switzerland

Iconic Buildings

About Castle Hallwyl

Hallwyl Castle was built in the 11th century and is one of the foremost water castles in Switzerland located at the northern end of Lake Hallwil on two islands in the Aabach creek near Seengen. It was the seat of the von Hallwyl family.


Attractions near Castle Hallwyl

Esterliturm4.63km from Castle Hallwyl

Estherlitum is an observation tower from reinforced concrete in the south of Lenzburg in Switzerland. The Esterliturm in its current form was built in 1974 by the local community. The tower has a height of 48 m and is composed of 19 concrete pipe elements. The viewing platform offers the visitor a unique panoramic view of the canton of Aargau.

Lake Hallwil5.39km from Castle Hallwyl

Lake Hallwil is a lake largely in the Canton of Aargau, Switzerland. It is the largest lake in Aargau and lies mostly in the districts of Lenzburg and Kulm on the southern edge of the canton. The southern tip of the lake reaches into the canton of Lucerne. The main river leading to this lake is the Aabach, which is coming from the Lake Baldegg.

Liebegg Castle5.93km from Castle Hallwyl

There is a small palace in Grabichen Municipality in Canton, Aargau, The present castle came out of a medieval palace. In 1958, a cantonal agricultural school was opened near the palace. The origins of the palace and von Leibg family are not clear, although they were probably a junior line of von Trostberg family.

Hexenmuseum Schweiz5.94km from Castle Hallwyl

The Swiss Witch Museum in Liebegg Castle in Gränichen AG is a private museum that shows the witch trials in Switzerland and Europe and their effects on the present day. The museum sees its main task in collecting, preserving, conveying, and researching objects of witchcraft, botany, anthropology, geology, popular superstition, and much more. The director of the museum is Wicca Meier-Spring.

Staufberg6.83km from Castle Hallwyl

The Staufberg is a prominent hill in the area of ​​the municipality of Staufen in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland. Its summit is 516.7  m above sea level. M. At the top is a group of buildings consisting of the reformed Staufberg Church, several church outbuildings, and the cemetery.

Lenzburg Castle7.16km from Castle Hallwyl

Lenzburg Castle is one of Switzerland’s oldest and most historic hilltop castles. For a thousand years it has played a part in many important events in politics and history across Europe. Historians suggest it was originally built as a refuge fort in the Early Middle Ages. The oldest parts of the castle date to the 11th century, when the Counts of Lenzburg built it as their seat. The castle, its historical museum and the castle hill with its Neolithic burial grounds are listed as heritage sites

Where is Castle Hallwyl

Discover more attractions in Aargau, where Castle Hallwyl is located

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The canton of Aargau is one of the most densely populated regions of Switzerland. The canton offers an amazing hiking or biking tours in the Jura mountains, refreshing bathing in Lake Hallwil, boat trips on the Aare and Reuss rivers.