Romont Castle, 1240. Photo: TES.

Romont Castle

The castle of Romont was built in 1240 by Pierre II of Savoy (the Little Charlemagne, 1203-1268).

The castle houses the glass museum (Vitromusée) nowadays. The museum possesses a unique collection of stained glass from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Art Nouveau to contemporary works.

(Quelle: F. Guex, Romont, Stiftskirche und ehemalige Kapuzinerkirche, Bern, 2014).