Castle and palace experiences

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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...

Meersburg New Palace

The New Palace crowns the city silhouette of Meersburg high above Lake Constance. The representative residence of the Prince-Bishops began to be built in 1710 and since then...

Dornier Museum

The dream of flight comes true! This is truly a journey through 100 years of aerospace history. Gigantic flying boats, passenger planes of bygone times and exciting exhibits...
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...

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...

Meßkirch Palace

Built in the Renaissance style by the Counts of Zimmern in 1557, Meßkirch Palace is one of the first four-wing structures north of the Alps. You will see Germany’s oldest...

Tettnang New Palace

The former residence of the Counts of Montfort is one of the most attractive palaces in Upper Swabia. The rich fittings were created by leading stucco plasterers and...

Meersburg Prince’s Vineyard House

The Fürstenhäusle (prince’s vineyard house) affords breathtaking views of the old town and Lake Constance, all the way to the Alps. This house amid the vineyards served...
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...