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Guided tours through Hohenschwangau castle

Visits are only possible within a guided tour. The guided tour takes about 35 minutes.

Guided tours are offered daily from:
10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Winter opening times) and
9.00 a.m.  - 6.00 p.m. (Summer opening times)
with limited capacity.


Closing dates:

Hohenschwangau Castle is closed on December 24th and January 1st.


The following languages are offered:

•  German and English speaking guide

•  Portable audio guide device: Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Mandarin, Dutch,       Hungarian, Czech, Polish, Russian and Japanese

Unfortunately there is no elevator in Hohenschwangau Castle. During the tour, you will have to go upstairs 90 steps to the second floor.

Ticket prices:

• Adults     € 13,00
• Children (0-18 years)
accompanied by a parent (this does not apply to school groups)
• School classes (per person)     € 12,00
• Students, senior citizens over 65 years of age;
disabled visitors showing valid identification
    € 12,00
• Groups from 15 paying clients
(this discount only applies if all tickets are bought
and paid collectively by one person)
    € 12,00
• Tour guides (only with ID)


The following combination-tickets are available:

• Kings-Ticket (Hohenschwangau castle / Neuschwanstein castle)

• Wittelsbach-Ticket ( Hohenschwangau castle / Museum of the Bavarian Kings)

• Swan-Ticket ( Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein castle/ Museuum of the Bavarian Kings) 


The entrance tickets for Hohenschwangau castle as well as the combination-tickets can only be purchased at the Ticket Center in Hohenschwangau and only for the same day of your visit.


The tickets can be reserved in advance. Reservations are possible up to 2 days before your desired visit to the castle. Reservations for the same day are not possible.