A gem in the Swiss palace landscape – On the outskirts of Bern and easily accessible by public transport lies Jegenstorf castle, a fine example of Swiss palace culture, featuring a blend of medieval and baroque architecture as well as a remarkable antique stove selection. Dating back to 1100, Jegenstorf castle offers a unique mix of medieval and baroque elements. Inspired by European fashion at that time, in the early 18th century Albrecht Friedrich von Erlach transformed the rustic and typical medieval castle into a stately home of baroque splendour including a gorgeous garden. One of the most famous residents was Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie.