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Castles and Palaces in Germany

From the coast to the Alpine foothills, from Saxony to the Saarland, these links inform you about destinations for trips and outings.

Música de cámara en Moritzburg
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Bavarian Administration of State Palaces, Gardens and Lakes

White towers rising in front of dreamy peaks – the fairytale castle Neuschwanstein is surely the best-known of the many castles in the present Free State of Bavaria. You can’t rent rooms for your private parties in Neuschwanstein, but in many other castles you can.

German Foundation for Monument Protection

Every stone tells a (hi)story: the German Foundation for Monument Protection (Deutsche Stiftung Denkmalschutz e.V.) promotes the preservation of endangered cultural monuments and encourages citizens to participate.

European Castle Heritage

If you’d like to live like a king for once, here you’ll find moated castles, hunting lodges, villas, gardens and parks. The European Castle Heritage is the umbrella organization for castles, palaces and monasteries in Europe. It seeks to maintain the European cultural heritage by putting it to commercial use.

Prussian Palaces and Gardens

Let these Prussian gems to work their magic on you! Sanssouci in Potsdam, the park complex designed by Frederick the Great, is one of the best-known monuments now administered by Stiftung Preussische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg. But there are more than 20 other cultural monuments in and around Berlin just waiting for you to come and admire them.