Activities

Activities

For a birthday, a school trip, a company party or a family reunion, the castle of Grandson offers activities and educational workshops for children, adults and families throughout the year. On reservation.

Workshops and treasure hunts

 

For children and adults alike, fun and exciting activities to immerse yourself in the medieval world of the castle of Grandson.

Activities for Children

Riddles Tours and Workshop

[15./Child]*

 

Treasure hunt

A playful discovery of the Castle in search of clues to solve enigmas and find the hidden treasure of the Grandsons.

 

Create your own purse

This workshop allows you to make a medieval purse and then to discover the castle.

 

Crown Workshop

Schild and Heraldic

Workshops for the youngest, to create their own crown or shield, decorated by their care.

 

*From 10 people onwards. Reservations are possible for smaller groups, but with a basic price for 10 people. Reservation 7 days in advance. Additional charges apply for bookings outside the opening hours of the Castle (10am to 5pm/18pm). No entrance reduction applicable on the price of activities. 60.- for a group for every additional activity on the same day. Activities last between 60 to 75 minutes. 2 accompanying adults included, 10.- per additional adult.

Birthday at the Castle

Birthday party at the Castle

Organise your child’s birthday party at the Castle of Grandson, by choosing an activity. We offer you a space to enjoy the birthday cake.

 

Birthday party at the Castle : 20.-/child

 

including 2 adults 10.- per additional adult Book here From 10 children upwards. Reservations for smaller groups possible, but with a basic rate for 10 children. The space is reserved for 1 hour. Reservation one month in advance, on Wednesday or Saturday at 14.00 and 15.30 (April-Oct) or 13.00 and 14.30 (Nov-March).

Activities for Youth & Adults

Guided Tours

[15./Person]*

 

«Grandson, a 1000 years History»

A tour to better understand the history of the Castle, of its owners and of the events around 1476. 1000 years of history in one hour’s tour.

 

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Riddles Tours and Workshop

[20./Person]*

 

Medieval Quest

Two teams confront each other in a frenzied race through the castle, to find the famous Grandson’s treasure as quickly as possible.

 

Farewell Bachelorhood

A medieval quest to celebrate the end of bachelorhood and the future marriage, on the theme of love, for better or for worse.

 

*From 10 people onward. Reservations are possible for smaller groups, but with a basic price for 10 people. Reservation 7 days in advance. Additional charges apply for bookings outside the opening hours of the Castle (10am to 5pm/18pm). No entrance reduction applicable on the price of activities. 60.- for a group for every additional activity on the same day. Activities last between 60 to 75 minutes.

Activités d'enfants au chateau de Grandson
Activités d'enfants au chateau de Grandson

Guided tours and educational tours

 

Throughout the year, discover a thousand-year-old site. Let yourself be told, in the way you like best, the history of the castle, its owners and the Burgundy Wars.

Primary School Activities

Riddles Tours and Workshop

[15./Child]*

 

Treasure Hunt

A playful discovery of the Castle in search of clues to solve enigmas and find the hidden treasure of the Grandsons.

 

Create your own Purse

This workshop allows you to make a medieval purse and then to discover the castle.

 

Crown Workshop

Schild and Heraldic

Workshops for the youngest, to create their own crown or shield, decorated by their care.

 

*From 10 people onward. Reservations are possible for smaller groups, but with a basic price for 10 people. Reservation 7 days in advance. Additional charges apply for bookings outside the opening hours of the Castle (10am to 5pm/18pm). No entrance reduction applicable on the price of activities. 60.- for a group for every additional activity on the same day. Activities last between 60 to 75 minutes. 2 accompanying adults included, 10.- per additional adult.

Secondary School Activities

Self-Guided Tours

[5./Child]

 

Educational Ressources

The educational resources “Sur les traces de Charles le Téméraire” and “Les Châteaux vaudois”, produced by École-Musée, provide teachers with ideas for developing themes around the Burgundian Wars, the Battle of Grandson and the special personality of Charles the Bold, and castle architecture in Vaud region.

Sur les traces de Charles le Téméraire (only in French)

Les châteaux vaudois (only in French)

 

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Guided Tours

[10./Child]*

 

«Grandson, a 1000 years History»

A tour to better understand the history of the Castle, of its owners and of the events around 1476. 1000 years of history in one hour’s tour.

 

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Riddles Tours and Workshop

[20./Person]*

 

Medieval Quest

Two teams confront each other in a frenzied race through the castle, to find the famous Grandson’s treasure as quickly as possible.

 

*From 10 people onward. Reservations are possible for smaller groups, but with a basic price for 10 people. Reservation 7 days in advance. Additional charges apply for bookings outside the opening hours of the Castle (10am to 5pm/18pm). No entrance reduction applicable on the price of activities. 60.- for a group for every additional activity on the same day. Activities last between 60 to 75 minutes. 2 accompanying adults included, 10.- per additional adult.