CODVID-19 protective measures and hygiene rules

Important notice

Hygiene concepts were created for all sights, the Hohenschwangau ticket center and public facilities. In addition, the well-known rules of hygiene and behavior apply in Hohenschwangau, which are also displayed with notices on site.

From Thursday, 2 September 2021 – if the local 7-day incidence is above 35 – the 3G rule will apply to a visit to our sights, i.e. all visitors must either be vaccinated against Covid-19 (*), recovered from Covid-19 or test negative. PCR test (maximum 48 hours old), rapid antigen test / self-test under supervision (maximum 24 hours old). You must bring appropriate proof (written or electronic) (no tests are offered in our houses) as well as a valid ID (identity card, passport or driver's license).

Children under the age of 6, pupils who are subject to regular testing as part of school operations and children who have not yet started school are considered to be tested persons. Detailed answers to your questions can be found on the website of the state government.

(*) The following vaccines are currently licensed in the EU: BioNTech/ Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson. If you have received a different vaccine, you will also need a test!

Distance requirement
Due to the legally stipulated distance requirements of at least 1.5 m also in public spaces, there can be considerable queues and waiting times in front of the ticket center. The flow of visitors into the ticket center building is subject to strict visitor entry controls in accordance with the Bavarian Infection Act

Mask requirement
Wearing a protective mask inside of all sights is compulsory for visitors from aged 16 and over. Childrean under 6 years of age are exempt from the mask requirement. Medically certified exemptions from the mask requirement cannot be taken into account.

Behavior in case of symptoms of illness
We recommend people who feel sick and / or suffer from respiratory diseases to refrain from visiting the royal palaces and the Museum of the Bavarian Kings. They are prohibited from visiting, as are people who have had contact with corona infected people in the past 14 days.

Collection of personal data when buying tickets
We are obliged to collect contact details of the visitors of the sights with the management company in order to enable the health authorities to follow up the infection chains. Unfortunately, guests who are not ready for this cannot take part in the tours.