Chateau de Menthon

A castle above Lake Annecy

A family visit not to be missed. 2.5 kilometres above the Pavillon des Fleurs, this particular castle served as the inspiration for Walt Disney for the animated movie of Sleeping Beauty.
 
Inhabited for over 1,000 years by the same family, the castle overlooks Lake Annecy.
The guided tour allows guests to this medieval fortress transformed into a rich stately home, fully furnished. Extensive library.

Guided tours offered daily in July and August from 12:00 to 18:00.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays in May, June and September from 14:00 to 18:00.
Costumed entertainment provided all weekends and holidays.