The Aubonne castle is a medieval castle located on the Vaud coast between Rolle and Morges.
Large parking available at the north of the castle, next to the pool.
History of the castle
The castle of Aubonne was built in the 12th century, it was successively occupied by:
- Aubonne House Lords
- Savoy House
- Grandson Lords
- Gruyère county
- Canton of Vaud
- Municipality of Aubonne (since 1835)
The keep, built on a rectangular base, was transformed in the 17th century by its owner, the Frenchman Tavernier (1605-1689), into a round tower to remember his eastern stays. The foundations of the old keep at the base of the current tower can be seen.
Visit of the castle
The castle of Aubonne is not open to visitors except for its pretty inner courtyard.