You can start the virtual stroll at the place of your choice by selecting a key location from the list below.
Avenue du Cloître (1)
Our virtual stroll begins here, 300 m from Place du Marché (Market Square) and 800 m from the train station. It takes you to the vineyards, 700 m further, passing through the proud Castle of Aigle.
Avenue du Cloître (2)
The Romanesque church of the Aigle Cloister, a Protestant temple, was probably built during the 12th century. It was transformed in the 15th century with Gothic arches and a stone steeple typical of the Rhône valley.
Avenue du Cloître (3)
The Cloister area was in the Middle Ages the town of Aigle, protected by the castle. Nowadays, it is a small village core far from the modern urban frenzy.
Avenue du Cloître (4)
We take here an alley which joins the picturesque paved path which climbs towards the castle.
Castle Courtyard
Built towards the end of the 12th century for the Savoy dynasty, the castle protected the town, which at the time was concentrated in the current Cloître area. After the Bernese conquest at the end of the 15th century, it was almost entirely rebuilt and since 1975 it hosts the Museum of Vines and Wine.
Castle Door
Built towards the end of the 12th century for the Savoy dynasty, the castle protected the town, which at the time was concentrated in the current Cloître area. After the Bernese conquest at the end of the 15th century, it was almost entirely rebuilt and since 1975 it hosts the Museum of Vines and Wine.
Castle Garden
Built towards the end of the 12th century for the Savoy dynasty, the castle protected the town, which at the time was concentrated in the current Cloître area. After the Bernese conquest at the end of the 15th century, it was almost entirely rebuilt and since 1975 it hosts the Museum of Vines and Wine.
Chemin de la Poya du Château (1)
To finish the stroll and admire the castle from afar, we now take Chemin de la Poya du Château which stretches through the vineyards.
Chemin de la Poya du Château (2)
The Aigle vineyards produce wines from the Chablais designation of origin, which covers almost 600 hectares between Lake Geneva and the Alps. This renowned AOC is divided between 5 terroirs: Aigle, Yvorne, Villeneuve, Ollon and Bex. Must be tasted!
Chemin de la Poya du Château (3)
The Aigle vineyards produce wines from the Chablais designation of origin, which covers almost 600 hectares between Lake Geneva and the Alps. This renowned AOC is divided between 5 terroirs: Aigle, Yvorne, Villeneuve, Ollon and Bex. Must be tasted!
Chemin de la Poya du Château (4)
The Aigle vineyards produce wines from the Chablais designation of origin, which covers almost 600 hectares between Lake Geneva and the Alps. This renowned AOC is divided between 5 terroirs: Aigle, Yvorne, Villeneuve, Ollon and Bex. Must be tasted!
Chemin de la Poya du Château (5)
The Aigle vineyards produce wines from the Chablais designation of origin, which covers almost 600 hectares between Lake Geneva and the Alps. This renowned AOC is divided between 5 terroirs: Aigle, Yvorne, Villeneuve, Ollon and Bex. Must be tasted!
Chemin de la Poya du Château (6)
The Aigle vineyards produce wines from the Chablais designation of origin, which covers almost 600 hectares between Lake Geneva and the Alps. This renowned AOC is divided between 5 terroirs: Aigle, Yvorne, Villeneuve, Ollon and Bex. Must be tasted!
Chemin de la Poya du Château (7)
Our virtual walk stops here, in the middle of the vineyards. Further on, you will find many hiking possibilities in superb landscapes and in beautiful forests.
Chemin du Château (1)
Old walls and uneven cobblestones give a picturesque medieval cachet to this path which offers beautiful views of gardens, vineyards and mountains.
Chemin du Château (2)
Old walls and uneven cobblestones give a picturesque medieval cachet to this path which offers beautiful views of gardens, vineyards and mountains.
Chemin du Château (3)
Old walls and uneven cobblestones give a picturesque medieval cachet to this path which offers beautiful views of gardens, vineyards and mountains.
Chemin du Château (4)
Old walls and uneven cobblestones give a picturesque medieval cachet to this path which offers beautiful views of gardens, vineyards and mountains.
Chemin du Château (5)
Old walls and uneven cobblestones give a picturesque medieval cachet to this path which offers beautiful views of gardens, vineyards and mountains.
Eglise du Cloître
The Romanesque church of the Aigle Cloister, a Protestant temple, was probably built during the 12th century. It was transformed in the 15th century with Gothic arches and a stone steeple typical of the Rhône valley.
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