as soft as honey
in the town of Romont
your inner artist
Where? Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art Romont, Au Château, 1680 Romont
What? Whether glass workshops, vitrobrunches or musical vitromatinées, the Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art is versatile and offers exciting insights into a centuries-old passion. Every first Sunday of the month, visitors benefit from a free public tour of the museum.
When? If you want to participate in a workshop with the glassmaker Thomas Blank or another artist, it is best to check the event calendar. There are events every week.
Price? Entry museum: 12.- CHF, Vitrobrunch: 39.- CHF, vitromatinée: 19.- CHF, vitrodemonstrations: price on request, public tour on the 1st Sunday of the month: free
Fun fact: The glassmaking tools are practically unchanged since 500 years. The Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art shows over 500 objects that are linked with glass art.
Contact? Museum: Tel. +41 (0) 26 652 10 95, firstname.lastname@example.org
The medieval city walls of the town of Romont reveal some secrets from the vast universe of glass. From its manufacture to its recycling, a visit combines moments of relaxation punctuated by didactic stops. Don’t forget to look around, the view up here is spectacular.
Region of Romont
Stained glass trail
The route to discover the churches and their stained glass windows begins at the Vitromusée Romont, Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art. In Mézières, a stop at the Wallpaper Museum is recommended. Back in Romont, the trail stops at the 750-year-old Abbey of La Fille-Dieu. This itinerary can also be done with a guide.
The Vitromusée Romont, Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Contemporary Glass Art, presents the history of stained glass through a large collection of stained glass and reverse glass paintings. Various temporary exhibitions and fun activities are organized such as the Vitrobrunch and the Vitroateliers.
The Wallpaper Museum in the « Château de Mézières£ » shows a unique ensemble of wallpapers in 12 renovated salons. The oldest of these works of art date back to the end of the 18th century. A wonderfully timeless ambience, even for temporary exhibitions.
Eat & sleep
Hotel La Belle-Croix
Kissed awake! The historic, but stylishly renovated building, located at the entrance to the old town, welcomes both, gourmets and hotel guests. A well-kept restaurant, a café with a wonderful terrace under old trees, a bar and a spa leave nothing to be desired.
Sunday brunch in the historic atmosphere of Romont Castle! After enjoying the regional delicacies in the St-Luc castle hall, you can visit the Vitromusée, Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art. Discover the fascinating world of glass art individually or as part of a public tour.
Capital of stained glass
Immerse yourself in the world of glass art, light and colors! In addition to the Vitromusée in the castle, you can discover many churches and chapels with fine glass art and enchanting windows along the stained glass path. Fortunately, you have 2 days to visit!
Bivouac in the trees
Take off! It is so nice to dream in the bivouac in the trees - namely at a height of about 1.50 metres. The concept is easy: tents suspended in the trees. You only need to bring your own sleeping bag. Close to nature & healthy sleep are guaranteed.