Potsdam, Chinese tea house in Sanssouci Park
Sangerhausen, European Rosarium – rose gate
Wilhelmshöhe Park
Rheinsberg Palace
Dresden, Brühl Terrace on the River Elbe
Koblenz, Stolzenfels Castle overlooking the Rhine
Isselburg, Anholt moated castle
Stolpen, Stolpen Castle
Bayreuth, fountain at Fantaisie Palace
Mettlach, Abbey Park – parklands with bridge
Ludwigsburg, 'Favorite' Palace – baroque summer residence and hunting lodge
Hannover, Herrenhausen Gardens – baroque Great Garden
Bückeburg Palace, gilded carvings in the chapel
Dresden, Pillnitz Palace and park – upper and riverside palaces
Stuttgart, Wilhelma zoological and botanical gardens
Mannheim Palace
No.32 Attraction in Germany: Dresden, large vase in Zwinger 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.