Castle of Venthône

Formerly the fortified residence of the knight Pierre de Venthône, the castle was built at the end of the 12th century. Attested as early as 1268, it was transformed in the 15th and 17th centuries, then in the 1600s it came into the possession of the Venthône bourgeoisie, who completely renovated it between 1972 and 1978. It is one of the largest surviving Romanesque fortified houses in the Valais. Today, it is a cultural meeting place where numerous events are organised (exhibitions, shows, concerts, readings, conferences).

Pl. du Village
Village Square

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