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Fort de Chillon

New technologies optimize a fun approach to the visit of a Swiss army fort buried under the mountain. Interactivity is omnipresent throughout the tour. A permanent emotion as a common thread is embodied within sound and visual atmospheres.


Fort de Chillon


Fort de Chillon, Veytaux, Suisse


Permanent exhibition


December 2020


Fort de Chillon SARL

Surface m²

1.400 m2

Scenographic cost € HT

2.400.000 €

Scope of work

Technical management
Lighting design
Audiovisual and multimedia engineering.
Show control CFO/CFA


Scenography : Alphabeth & Explosition
Graphism : Paula Mutel
Audiovisual integration : Inytium
Lighting integration : Slight
Audiovisual production : AnimaViva
Sound : Sonic Music
Virtual reality and Special effects : Circle Lab Gmbh

This realisation implements in particular the following techniques:

700 lighting sources on tracks. Each of them is dimmed locally or in DMX and/or ArtNet. Dynamic and RGB lighting of multiple rooms.
Lighting enhancement of the heritage caracter of the entire building. All the video projections in this project are complex due to the narrowness of the spaces in a military fortress.
A panoramic projection of 18 m x 2.70 m accompanies the visitors who enter the Fort. The projection distance is 1.20 m.
More than 250 audiovisual partners controlled and monitored in networks with full automation.
Virtual reality generated by a state-of-the-art technology attends the visitors in a scenography as exceptional as impressive.

A world premiere that consists in transforming a Swiss Army Fort and presenting to the public the life inside the fort as well as the military strategy of the Réduit led by General Guisant.

Carved into the rock face between 1941 and 1942, the Fort of Chillon was intended to block the passage to the Chablais. A world premiere which consists in transforming a Swiss army fort and presenting to the public the life inside the Fort as well as the military strategy of the Réduit led by General Guisant.
The Fort of Chillon has been transformed into an experimental environment immersing the visitor in the mysterious meanderings of the national reduction.

A memorable and exciting visit that allows to discover the life of a bunker, the adventure of a citizen soldier. For the first time, some of the secrets of the Swiss military defense strategy are revealed.