Built in 1049 on a rocky spur between Morges and Yverdon-les-Bains, La Sarraz Castle dominates the Vaudois countryside. Now a museum, it includes a collection of valuable objects acquired over the centuries by the generations of La Sarraz barons.
From its construction until it was turned into a museum, La Sarraz Castle has always belonged to the barons of La Sarraz, unlike the majority of castles that pass from hand to hand. The fact that it still looks like a family home, decorated with furniture and works of art acquired over centuries, makes it a fascinating place to visit.
The interior expresses the ambiance and taste of generations of a patrician family. Precious furniture, silverware and rare china testify to a sophisticated dining style. These historic rooms can be rented for receptions, celebrations, balls and weddings.
In 1982, equestrian enthusiasts opened the Musée du Cheval in this historic setting. The collection includes Napoleon 1st’s saddles, the Grimsel mail coach and sculptures of horses, along with a presentation of the work of the farrier or veterinarian.
Guided tours :
By reservation (min. 1 week in advance) only. Available in French, Swiss-German, German and English. Duration approx. 1 hour. CHF 90.00 (up to a maximum of 25 people)
NEW ! CASTLE DOMAIN PASS - 2 MUSEUMS 1 TICKET (CASTLE OF LA SARRAZ AND HORSE MUSEUM)
Adults from 16 years old: CHF 20.00
AVS, AI, unemployed, student : CHF 13.00 (upon presentation of proof)
Children (6 to 16 years): CHF 9.00
Families (2 adults + 3 children): CHF 45.00
RATES Château de la Sarraz
Adults over 16: CHF 13.00
AVS, AI, unemployed, student : CHF 9.00 (upon presentation of proof)
Children (6 to 16 years): CHF 5.00
Families (2 adults + 3 children): CHF 28.00
Groups of 15 people or more
Adults aged 16 and over: CHF 10.00
Children aged 6 to 15: CHF 4.00
Children: CHF 4.00
Accompanying person: CHF 6.00