Augsburg, Golden Hall in the town hall
Albrechtsburg Castle, Meissen
Duisburg-Nord Industrial Landscape Park – garden with ore carrier
Mannheim Palace
Potsdam, Chinese tea house in Sanssouci Park
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
Schwetzingen Palace, outdoor theatre at the Apollo temple
Koblenz, Stolzenfels Castle overlooking the Rhine
Sangerhausen, European Rosarium – rose gate
Mainau Island, Italianate flower cascade and Renaissance garden
Nuremberg's Kaiserburg Castle by night
Dresden, Pillnitz Palace and park – upper and riverside palaces
Ludwigsburg Palace, baroque stately home
Dresden, Moritzburg Palace
Ludwigsburg, 'Favorite' Palace – baroque summer residence and hunting lodge
Stolpen, Stolpen Castle
Herrenchiemsee Palace, hall of mirrors and magnificently decorated hallway
Bayreuth, fountain at Fantaisie Palace

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.