Welcome to Hohenschwangau

On this website you will find information about your visit of the royal castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein
as well as the Museum of the Bavarian Kings.

We look forward to seeing you in Hohenschwangau!

Current information

Transportation to the castles

Shuttlebus to Neuschwanstein Castle: in operation.

Horse carriages to Neuschwanstein Castle: in operation.

Horse carriages to Hohenschwangau Castle: in operation.





Restoration work is currently being carried out inside the Neuschwanstein Castle. The entire work is expected to be completed by autumn 2024. However, the castle can still be visited. 

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Mary's bridge open

Access to the Mary's bridge (Marienbrücke) ist currently possible. From there you have a wonderful panoramic view of Neuschwanstein Castle. 

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New opening!

At the foot of the royal castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, lies our "Restaurant Café Kainz". Our popular excursion restaurant in Hohenschwangau shines in new splendour. Enjoy Bavarian delicacies between the royal castles! We are open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. We look forward to your visit! 


The Alpseebad is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. (only in good weather conditions). We look forward to your visit!

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Pöllat Gorge closed

For safety reasons, the hiking trail through the Pöllat Gorge is closed unfortunately.

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The road Colomanstrasse ST2016 in Hohenschwangau will be completely closed due to road works from 22nd April 2024 to 26th July 2024. A diversion through Schwangau will be signposted. To avoid delays, expect a longer journey time to Hohenschwangau. 


Ticket availability

We recommend purchasing tickets in advance in our online ticket shop, as tickets are expected to sell out quickly. If no tickets are available for the desired date, please check whether another date is suitable for you. You do not have an alternative? Subject to availability, smaller additional ticket allotments may be released for sale on a daily basis in the morning from 8.00 am.


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