The château is a two-minute walk from Coppet station, heading towards Lake Geneva. Built in 1767, it was once home to ... More
Coppet Castle (Château de Coppet)
The château is a two-minute walk from Coppet station, heading towards Lake Geneva. Built in 1767, it was once home to Jacques Necker, finance minister to Louis XVI of France and to Madame de Staël, whose literary circle put Coppet on the map. Inside, the original decor and furniture that take you back in time make this visit worthwhile. Just a short walk down the hill gives you entry to the peaceful atmosphere of the narrow streets and arcades of the surrounding 13th Century hamlet. Call the Nyon region tourist information for more information.
This château has two significantly inspired events. One was the tragic downfall of Fouquet, a minister who paid the price
of life imprisonment because King Louis XIV was jealous of his beautiful château. And under the influence of Fouquet, ...
This is the most interesting château to visit in the region, not so much for the architecture (although it is
a handsome specimen of typical local architecture) as for the wonderful gardens and decorated rooms. They are a rare ...