• Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle

Sargans Castle

Sargans, SG
  • Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle
  • Sargans Castle
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Sargans Castle - the defiant fortress

Sargans Castle, perched on a rock above the old town of Sargans, takes visitors on a journey back to the 13th century.  In the castle tower, a museum tells the history of the region.  In the historic rooms you can eat, drink and have a pleasant time.  

Mentioned for the first time in writing in the 13th century, Sargans Castle has belonged for more than 100 years to the commune of Sargans.  The former count’s home houses in its tower an important museum for local history.  Behind the impressive castle walls, you can eat, drink and be merry!  The historic knights’ room for centuries has been a venue for events and parties.

Voyage of discovery to the Middle Ages

In the tower of Sargans Castle you’ll find the Sarganserland Museum.  Over the six storeys of the tower, you will learn more about the history, tourist attractions and customs of the Sargans region.  A museum in which you not only look but actively participate also! 

Welcome kids – are you a good detective?

Then you’ve come to the right place here at Sargans Castle with its new kids’ trail.  Good detectives will be able to unearth its secrets.  The count and countess have set up 15 points in the castle tower where you can do and learn interesting things, be amazed, laugh or even transform yourself!

Sarganserland Museum and Sargans Castle can be visited on your own or as part of a guided tour.

Combine your castle museum visit with an exploration of the charming town of Sargans which is easily accessible and where you’ll find several good restaurants.

opening hours

The museum is currently closed. 

Opening hours restaurant:

Thursday to Tuesday: From 10.00am
Wednesday: Closed (enquiries for groups of 10 persons or more)

Hot meals from 11am - 14pm and 17.30pm - 21.30pm
On Saturdays and Sundays we serve warm meals throughout the day!


Adults CHF 10

Children (6 to 16 years) CHF 5

Students and apprentices CHF 8

Groups of 15 or more CHF 8 per person

Guided tour with reservation CHF 120

Entry to the castle courtyard free

visitor information




By train:
10 - 15 minute walk from Sargans station

By car:

from Zurich and Chur: Sargans motorway exit, then approx. 800m direction Trübbach, following the signs.  From St Gallen: Trübbach motorway exit then the main road in direction f Sargans, following the signs (a limited number of car parking spaces is available).   


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