Rheinsberg Palace
Duisburg-Nord Industrial Landscape Park – garden with ore carrier
Mannheim Palace
Herrenchiemsee Palace, hall of mirrors and magnificently decorated hallway
Dresden, Brühl Terrace on the River Elbe
Mettlach, Abbey Park – parklands with bridge
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
Heidelberg Castle, ruins and clock tower
Nuremberg's Kaiserburg Castle by night
Burghausen/ Salzach – longest castle in the world
Dresden, Pillnitz Palace and park – upper and riverside palaces
Benrath Palace and Park
Pattensen, Marienburg Castle – entrance to the inner courtyard
Hannover, Herrenhausen Gardens – baroque Great Garden
Sögel, Clemenswerth Hunting Lodge
Albrechtsburg Castle, Meissen
Isselburg, Anholt moated castle
Schwetzingen Palace, outdoor theatre at the Apollo temple
Erfurt, egapark
Sangerhausen, European Rosarium – rose gate

Palaces, parks & gardens: like something out of a fairytale

Get to know Germany's fairytale side: palaces, parks & gardens are perfect for romantic tours, delightful discoveries and magical moments. You're sure to be enchanted, whether in a UNESCO World Heritage site or a lesser-known gem.

A world of wonder just waiting to be discovered. Starting in Bavaria, with the fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Burghausen, Herrenchiemsee Palace and the English Garden in Munich, or with Prince Pückler Park in Bad Muskau – there are fascinating attractions from every period and style to discover in all of Germany's federal states and in every region. Experience a world beyond your imagination – like a fairytale brought to life.

Encounter different periods and styles, lose yourself in the atmosphere of the past and follow the trail of famous names in Germany's Palaces, Parks and Gardens. Often imitated, never bettered.