• Bückeburg Palace, gilded carvings in the chapel
    Bückeburg Palace, gilded carvings in the chapel ©DZT/Schloss Bückeburg (Mark Wohlrab)
  • Schwetzingen Palace, outdoor theatre at the Apollo temple
    Schwetzingen Palace, outdoor theatre at the Apollo temple ©DZT/Vermögen und Bau Baden-Württemberg Referat Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten (Mark Wohlrab)
  • Erfurt, egapark
    Erfurt, egapark ©DZT/Thüringer Freizeit und Bäder GmbH (Bildarchiv Monheim)
  • Gotha, Friedenstein Palace
    Gotha, Friedenstein Palace ©DZT/Stiftung Thüringer Schlösser und Gärten (Bildarchiv Monheim)
  • Heidelberg Castle, ruins and clock tower
    Heidelberg Castle, ruins and clock tower ©DZT/Vermögen und Bau Baden-Württemberg Referat Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten (Mark Wohlrab)
  • Weimar, palace and bridge
    Weimar, palace and bridge ©DZT/Stiftung Thüringer Schlösser und Gärten (Bildarchiv Monheim)
  • Potsdam, Chinese tea house in Sanssouci Park
    Potsdam, Chinese tea house in Sanssouci Park ©DZT/Stiftung Preussische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg (Michael Pasdzior)
  • Duisburg-Nord Industrial Landscape Park – garden with ore carrier
    Duisburg-Nord Industrial Landscape Park – garden with ore carrier ©DZT/Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord GmbH (Mark Wohlrab)
  • Ettal, Venus Grotto – man-made dripstone cave with scenes from Wagner's 'Tannhäuser'
    Ettal, Venus Grotto – man-made dripstone cave with scenes from Wagner's 'Tannhäuser' ©DZT/Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlösser, Gärten und Seen (Ernst Wrba)
  • Benrath Palace and Park
    Benrath Palace and Park ©Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
  • Mettlach, Abbey Park – parklands with bridge
    Mettlach, Abbey Park – parklands with bridge ©DZT (Mark Wohlrab)
  • Frankfurt/Main, Palmengarten botanical gardens – cacti in the Tropicarium
    Frankfurt/Main, Palmengarten botanical gardens – cacti in the Tropicarium ©DZT/Palmengarten Frankfurt (Ernst Wrba)
  • Burghausen/ Salzach – longest castle in the world
    Burghausen/ Salzach – longest castle in the world ©DZT (Ernst Wrba)
  • Berlin, Glienicke Palace & Park – fountain in the garden courtyard
    Berlin, Glienicke Palace & Park – fountain in the garden courtyard ©DZT/Stiftung Preussische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg (Michael Pasdzior)
  • Dresden, Pillnitz Palace and park – upper and riverside palaces
    Dresden, Pillnitz Palace and park – upper and riverside palaces ©DZT/Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten Sachsen (Bildarchiv Monheim)
  • Stuttgart, Wilhelma zoological and botanical gardens
    Stuttgart, Wilhelma zoological and botanical gardens ©DZT (Werner H. Müller)
  • Bayreuth, fountain at Fantaisie Palace
    Bayreuth, fountain at Fantaisie Palace ©DZT/Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlösser, Gärten und Seen (Ernst Wrba)
  • Nuremberg's Kaiserburg Castle by night
    Nuremberg's Kaiserburg Castle by night ©BAYERN TOURISMUS Marketing GmbH
  • Sangerhausen, European Rosarium – rose gate
    Sangerhausen, European Rosarium – rose gate ©DZT/Rosenstadt Sangerhausen GmbH (Bildarchiv Monheim)
Discover the Beauty and Romance

See sites of royal splendour in Germany

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.

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