Château de Morges

Lake Geneva & Vaud

Dominating Morge's port is the squat, four-turreted 13th-century Château de Morges built by Savoy duke Louis in 1286 and home to four military-inspired museums and 10,000 toy soldiers on parade housed in the Musée de la Figurine Historique.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Lake Geneva & Vaud attractions

1. Rolex Learning Centre

3.51 MILES

This quirky building (which topographically looks like a slice of Emmental cheese) houses the main campus of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne …

2. Musée Romain Lausanne-Vidy

4.94 MILES

Check out the remains of Roman Lousonna, and the adjacent museum, housed on the site of a Roman villa, with its modest collection of artefacts. Walk or…

3. Musée de l’Art Brut

6.26 MILES

Brut means crude or rough, and that’s what you get in this extraordinary gallery with its huge collection of works by untrained artists (many from the…

4. Musée de l’Elysée

6.48 MILES

Set in a lovely spot on manicured grounds, in Parc Olympique with views over Lake Geneva and the Alps, this excellent photography museum hosts a permanent…

5. Hôtel de Ville

6.57 MILES

Offices of the City of Lausanne are housed in the 17th-century Hôtel de Ville and whilst you can pop your head in the foyer for a snoop, it's not open to…

6. Place de la Palud

6.57 MILES

In the heart of the Vieille Ville (Old Town), this pretty as a picture 9th-century medieval market square, was once bogland. For five centuries it has…

7. Olympic Museum

6.57 MILES

Musée Olympique is easily Lausanne’s most lavish museum and an essential stop for sports buffs (and kids). State-of-the-art installations recount the…

8. Fontaine de la Justice

6.59 MILES

Sculpted by Laurent Perroud between 1584 and 1585, this striking fountain features a statue of a blindfolded woman bearing a sword and scales with four…