Autumn opening from September 7th to October 27th

Come and enjoy the Indian summer in the gardens open every weekend in September and October from 10am to 4pm!

Stroll among our most beautiful seasonal flowers (roses, nepeta, grasses, dahlias, lilacs, anemone, aster, fuchsia, rudbeckia, hosta, hydrangea, perovskia, honeysuckle, clematis etc.), about fifty upwelling iris, and our century-old trees in autumn colours. Full bloom here.

Our shop is open again and tastings of the estate’s wines are offered as well as the sale of our 4 house wines.

The Italian restaurant Sibò offers snacks in the courtyard of the Château: squash soup from our gardens, pizza, cakes and drinks.

Come and buy your rhizomes directly on site, our gardeners will be there to advise you.

 

On the Program from September 7 to October 27, 2019

September

ART & PERFORMANCES WEEK-END

Saturday, September 21th

  • Art & Performances festival. 10h00-23h00. Entry Frs 25.00 per adult

Sunday, September 22nd

  • Art & Performances festival. 10h00-21h00. Entry Frs 25.00 per adult

Check the full program and details

Landart week-end

Saturday, September 28th

  • Come and create your own terrarium in collaboration with Tinygarden. 4 workshops are waiting for you on the theme of green plants, succulents and cacti. Schedule: 2 sessions from 10am to 12pm for adults (CHF 95.-) as well as a workshop from 2pm to 4pm for adults (CHF 95.-) and one for children (CHF 45.-). Registration here.

October

Wine & Family week-end

Saturday, October 5th

  • In the company of our producer Hammel, discover our wines! A stroll through our vineyards, explanations of the different grape varieties and tasting of our 4 wines in the historical cellar of the Château accompanied by local products. Schedule: 10:30 am and 2:30 pm (duration 1:30 pm). Price: CHF 45.00. Registration: info@chateauvullierens.ch
  • Take a walk with the Swiss artist Etienne Krähenbühl to learn more about the 11 sculptures in our gardens. Schedule: 10:30 am, 11:30 am and 1:30 pm (duration: 30 minutes). Price: CHF 5.00. Registration: info@chateauvullierens.ch

Sunday, October 6th

  • A King Lizard day awaits the children! On the agenda: signing session of the book Le Royaume du Roi du Roi Lézard, biscuit workshop, Landart animation and activity on the owls Effraies with the arrival of researchers from UNIL. Price: CHF 15 per child. Full program here.
  • In the company of our producer Hammel, discover our wines! A stroll through our vineyards, explanations of the different grape varieties and tasting of our 4 wines in the historical cellar of the Château accompanied by local products. Schedule: 10:30 am and 2:30 pm (duration 1:30 pm). Price: CHF 45.00. Registration: info@chateauvullierens.ch

 

Discoveries weekend

Sunday, October 13th

  • Want to know more about the architectural evolution of the gardens and the Castle? So follow John at 10:30, our garden designer, for an hour. Price: 5.-. Important information: this visit is in English. Registration: info@chateauvullierens.ch
  • A one-hour walk on the fauna and flora awaits you at 1:30 pm, on the program: tall trees, hedgehogs, bees, owls and butterflies. Price: 5.-. Reservation: info@chateauvullierens.ch

Terroir weekend

Saturday, October 19th

  • Discover our region by participating in our tasting day: start with excellent cheeses from the Fromagerie de Cottens, then taste the well-known oils from the Moulin de Sévery and finally discover the syrups and chutneys made by the Maison de Senteurs des Prés. Schedule: 10h30, 13h, 15h (duration: 1h30). Price: CHF 20 per adult and CHF 10 per child from 6 years old. Registration: info@chateauvullierens.ch

Sunday, October 20th

  • Discover our region by participating in our tasting day: start with excellent cheeses from the Fromagerie de Cottens, then taste the well-known oils from the Moulin de Sévery and finally discover the syrups and chutneys made by the Maison de Senteurs des Prés. Schedule: 10h30, 13h, 15h (duration: 1h30). Price: CHF 20 per adult and CHF 10 per child from 6 years old. Registration: info@chateauvullierens.ch

Fauna and flora weekend

Saturday, October 26th

  • Researchers from the Owls are present from 12pm to 4pm.
  • Paintings exhibition by Juliana Claessens and Laura Chaplin in our art gallery.

Sunday, October 27th

  • Researchers from the Owls are present from 12pm to 4pm.
  • Want to know more about the architectural evolution of the gardens and the Castle? So follow John at 10:30, our garden designer, for an hour. Price: 5.-. Important information: this visit is in English. Reservation: info@chateauvullierens.ch
  • A one-hour walk on the fauna and flora awaits you at 1:30 pm, on the program: tall trees, hedgehogs, bees, owls and butterflies. Price: 5.-. Reservation: info@chateauvullierens.ch