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Hohenschwangau Castle

1832 – 1836: Crown prince Maximilian of Bavaria had the ruin of Schwanstein Castle being rebuilt in neo-gothic style. This is where King Ludwig II. spent his childhood.

Owner: Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds

Visits of Hohenchwangau Castle

Visits are only possible within a guided tour.

Tours are available in German and English or with an portable Audio Guide.

For Audio Guide tours you will receive the »Audio Guide« in the Castle and you will be assisted by your tour guide. These tours are available in Czech, Dutsch, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.


buy tickets or online ticket-reservation

Please note, you can only buy tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle in the Ticket Center in the village Hohenschwangau. If you made a reservation in advance, you alsohave to pick up the tickets in the Ticket Center - Ticket Center -


Please notice...

• Pets are not allowed in the Castle.
• No smoking and no cameras in the Castle.
• Visits are only possible with a guided tour.
• Duration of tours approx. 35 minutes.

During the tour, you will have to go upstairs 90 steps to the second floor.