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Hallwyl moated castle on Lake Hallwil

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The romantic Hallwyl moated castle lies at the outlet of Lake Hallwil in the Aargau lake valley. 
Today, the Hallwyl moated castle houses a museum. The diverse exhibition is divided into 11 themes and ranges from the Middle Ages to the modern age. For each exhibition theme, a selected member of the Hallwyl family is presented. In the granary you can learn interesting facts about customs and trade in the Seetal, and on the mill island you can marvel at the castle mill with its water wheel.

Cultural and nature experience

The exhibition is complemented by a varied programme of events and activities for young and old. In addition, various rooms can be booked for festivities and seminars. Information on this can be found on the castle's website.

If you feel like getting out into nature after visiting the museum, it is only a stone's throw from the castle to the nature reserve on Lake Hallwil. Several pretty bathing establishments invite you to enjoy a swim here.

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Winterpause von anfangs November bis Ende März
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Update: April 30, 2022


2'657'120E 1'241'645N
47.323203, 8.194213
47°19'23.5"N 8°11'39.2"E
32T 439110 5241396
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Hallwyl moated castle on Lake Hallwil

Boniswilerstrasse 38
5707 Seengen
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