From above. The Château de Chillon (Chillon Castle) is an island castle located on Lake Geneva, Switzerland. The oldest parts of the castle have not been definitively dated, but the first written record of the castle is in
"After walking through the dungeon Byron was inspired to write his sonnet, "The Prisoner of Chillon" chronicling the imprisonment of a Genovois monk, Francois de Bonivard from 1530 to (Byron`s name carved into the dungeon wall).
Why all Aspiring Writers Should Visit Lake Leman in Lausanne