Weimar, palace and bridge
Herrenchiemsee Palace, hall of mirrors and magnificently decorated hallway
Duisburg-Nord Industrial Landscape Park – garden with ore carrier
Albrechtsburg Castle, Meissen
Frankfurt/Main, Palmengarten botanical gardens – cacti in the Tropicarium
Mainau Island, Italianate flower cascade and Renaissance garden
Bayreuth, fountain at Fantaisie Palace
Berlin, Glienicke Palace & Park – fountain in the garden courtyard
Bückeburg Palace, gilded carvings in the chapel
Gotha, Friedenstein Palace
Ludwigsburg, 'Favorite' Palace – baroque summer residence and hunting lodge
Ludwigsburg Palace, baroque stately home
Wilhelmshöhe Park
Pattensen, Marienburg Castle – entrance to the inner courtyard
Munich, Nymphenburg Palace and Badenburg Lake
Rheinsberg Palace
Augsburg, Golden Hall in the town hall

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.