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Art & Culture

Château de Vullierens

Lausanne | Switzerland

A wide range of leisure, gastronomic and cultural activities to discover the heroic steep-slope viticulture of the canton of Vaud, Château de Vullierens architecture, magnificent gardens and sculpture park form one of Switzerland’s most remarkable heritage sites with an incomparable 180°degree view of the alps, Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva. Rising from the foundations of a C13th fortress, Vullierens is considered the purest example of early C18 architecture in the country. The 250-acre estate has remained in the same family for 700 years. It is visited by thousands of local and international garden enthusiasts and art lovers.

The sculpture park features over 85 large contemporary works by 25 Swiss and international artists – Beverly Pepper, Alan Jones, Gillian White, Laura Ford, Dorothy Cross, Christian Lapie, Etienne Krahenbuhl, Manuel Torres, Pol Quadrens, Manuel Carbonnel, Mireille Fulpius, Carles Valverde, Herbert Mehler, Werner Pokorny, among others. It’s open year-round by appointment.

Les jardins du Château de Vullierens
1115 Vullierens
+41 21 869 88 80
46.5703381, 6.4779318

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