Castle and palace experiences

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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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...