Suggested castle and palace experiences

in the four-country region
Aerial photograph of Meßkirch Castle close to Lake Constance

Meßkirch Castle

Built in the style of the Renaissance by the counts of Zimmern around 1557, the Meßkirch Castle is one of the first regular fourwing buildings north of the Alps. Inside...
Hohenzollern - Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Hohenzollern - Sigmaringen Castle

Built as a castle complex, Sigmaringen Castle -situated between the Swabian Alp and Lake Constance - is now a princely residential palace in which the later Hohenzollern...
Meersburg New Palace at Lake Constance

Meersburg New Palace

Since it was built in 1710, Meersburg New Palace hasn‘t lost any of its beauty and still offers impressive Baroque splendour. Tours, audio guides or individual visits can...
Castle Vaduz in the Principality of Liechtenstein close to Lake Constance

Vaduz Castle

Vaduz Castle sits enthroned about 120 metres above the capital city Vaduz. It is the emblematic landmark of the capital of Liechtenstein and the seat of the country’s royal...

The Residential Palace of the Counts of Montfort

The former residence of the Counts of Montfort is one of the most attractive Palaces in Upper Swabia. The rich fittings were created by the leading stucco plasterers and...
Arenenberg close to Lake Constance

Napoleon Museum, Arenenberg Palace and Park

The most beautiful castle on Lake Constance with authentic interior design and romantic park grounds. You will feel like you’ve been whisked back to the time of Queen...
Fortress ruins, Hohentwiel at Lake Constance

Fortress ruins, Hohentwiel

The Hohentwiel fortress ruins, which covers an impressive nine hectares, is one of the largest and oldest ruined fortresses in Germany. Its defensive walls and casemates, its...

Allerheiligen Museum Schaffhausen

A rendezvous with art and culture, the museum belongs to the largest and most diverse universal museum in Switzerland. Everything under one roof in the heart of old...
Old Castle in Meersburg at Lake Constance

Old Castle in Meersburg

Anyone who crosses the drawbridge and walks through the heavy entrance door to Meersburg Castle finds themselves plunged into the fascinating world of bygone times. The...