Suggested castle and palace experiences

in the four-country region
Hallau close to Lake Constance

Weinkrone Museum

Housed in the former winegrower's house “Krone," the Weinkrone Museum invites you to discover the history of wine growing in Canton Schaffhausen. Opened in 1983 and...

Hohentwiel Fortress ruins

Hohentwiel is one of Germany ́s largest fortress ruins and is a place of enchanted grandeur. The fortress imposing ramparts and casemates, its fallen towers and defiant...
Schloss Achberg

Achberg Castle

This baroque pearl in the forest was built by the Order of the Teutonic Knights, tucked away between Wangen in the Allgäu region and Lindau at Lake Constance. The fancy...
Salem Monastery and Palace at Lake Constance

Salem Monastery and Palace

The former Cistercian abbey and present-day Salem Palace is located in the midst of extensive parks and gardens. It came into the possession of the margraves of Baden in 1802...

Roggenburg Monastery

For more than 800 years, the Premonstratensian religious order has lived and worked in Roggenburg where the monastery complex and gardens shimmer in newly renovated splendor....
Schloss Hohenzollern in Sigmaringen in der Nähe vom Bodensee

Hohenzollern - Sigmaringen Castle

Initially built as a fortress, Sigmaringen Castle, perched between the Swabian Jura and Lake Constance, is now considered a palace, a princely residence where the later...
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...
Old Castle in Meersburg at Lake Constance

Old Castle in Meersburg

Cross the heavy drawbridge and walk through the wooden doors to enter the Middle Ages. Allegedly Germany’s oldest and continuously (inhabited) castle, the original fortress...

Montfort Castle – ascent of the tower

The tower of Langenargen’s landmark affords a fascinating view of the lake, Alps and historic town with its picturesque harbour. Linger awhile on the sun terrace of the...