On Sunday, 4 October 2020, we invite you to the 5th national Swiss Castles Day. The 25 castles will show their full diversity. Special activities, join-in programmes and historical delicacies await castle enthusiasts young and old.
This year the Bernese Baroque architectonic jewel, Jegentorf Castle, celebrates its 300 years as a Baroque castle! During the Swiss Castle day, we invite visitors of all ages to join us and enjoy a varied program.
Explore and wonder
“300 years – 30 objects. Treasures from our collection”. A visual time travel through the centuries and on three floors of the castle.
Plunge into the past with these captivating castle stories.
Discover and move around
Follow a path of enigmas and discover the Castle’s different halls. Give it a try and win a prize!
Join the orienteering course in the park and have fun while you move your body.
Create and have fun
Children! Come and explore your creative potential at the creative workshop “Louis Toujours”.
The youngest visitors are invited to have fun on the baroque carrousel, at the make-up booth (boudoir?) or at the park’s playground.
Relax and enjoy
Musical performances completes the program creating a festive and joyous atmosphere.
In the park area, the Baroque bar (snack) invites you to taste our speciality, the “Chäsbrägu” and grilled sausages. At the castle café you can enjoy sandwiches, pumpkin soup and a selection of cakes.
Love of neighbour: The influence of Saint John’s Order at the Hünegg Castle
Solidarity: Hünegg Castle as a place of compassion and care
Mountain rescue throughout history: Hünegg Castle facing the Alps
In the main parlour
from 11.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Legends and Epidemics – In German
from 1.30 – 2.15 p.m.: Legends and pandemics – In French
Hünegg Castle through times of epidemic and disease.