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In the idyllic countryside of Mathod lies Mathod Castle, the most prominent landmark on Route de Suscévaz. This solemn fortress is surrounded by grassy terrain and dense, viridescent vegetation, and is a sight to behold, with its ivory walls and rufescent spires. It is an important national heritage site, and is a part of the prestigious Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property of National and Regional Significance. Do give this place a visit if you happen to be in Mathod.
Champvent Castle is a spectacular edifice situated near the fringes of the village of Champvent, which is a part of the Swiss canton of Vaud. It is nestled on the top of a hill - a solitary structure surrounded by dense vegetation and the rolling countryside of Champvent. This medieval fortress has existed since 13th Century, and once belonged to Lord Champvent. It stands out with its four dun squires and pearl-gray walls. At present, it is privately owned.
Champvent is a huge municipality situated in the Swiss canton of Vaud, and is a part of Jura-Nord Vaudois district. Perfect for a short getaway trip, this place is famous for its rich history and culture, as well as its natural, rustic beauty. Some of the popular local tourist attractions of Champvent are Champvent Castle and Manoir de Saint-Christophe. The municipality has an area of 9.04 square kilometers (3.49 square miles), of which, a major part is either forested, or utilized for agriculture. An absolute must-visit!
Dating back to the early 18th Century, Vullierens Castle is an idyllically located mansion in the village of Vullierens. Still inhabited by a direct descendant of the lords of the castle, it is surrounded by a huge garden which stays in bloom all year round. Between May and July blooming iris, roses, lavender, peonies, day lilies, perennials, wildflowers and Pea dominate the region, while in September there are fuchsias, multiple flowering iris, asters, ornamental plants, roses and sedum. From the Gothic church of the village one can enjoy a breathtaking view over the roofs of the village, the lake and the Alps