Alpseestraße 30, 87645 Schwangau, Germany

Opening hours:

Ticket Center
Winter time: 16.10.2020 until 30.12.2020 and 02.01.2021 until 26.03.2021
Monday to Sunday     8.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
Summer time: 27.03.2021 until 15.10.2021
Monday to Sunday    8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Hohenschwangau Castle
from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Closing day:
24th December and 1st January closed.


Guided tour (tickets available online):
Adults — €3,00 (service fee online shop €2,50)
Children under 18 — free (service fee online shop €2,50)

Guided tour (tickets available at the ticket center):
Reduced ticket — €12,00
Children unter 18, — free

Guided tour (tickets available online and at the ticket center):
Adults and children from 7 years old — €12,00 (service fee online shop €2,50)

Museum of the Bavarian Kings (tickets available online and at the museum):
Adults — €13,00
Reduced ticket — €12,00
Children under 18 years — free
Pupils — €3,00

Not many people know about a beautiful castle which is similar to Neuschwanstein. Before world-famous Disney decided to build a theme park in California, he went to Europe and had a stop in Schwangau village. People who worked in the park told that Walt had this Hohenschwangau in mind for Cinderella’s fairy tale castle. That is why it would be an amazing idea to have a trip to Hohenschwangau Castle after visiting Neuschwanstein. One of the most popular historical fact about Hohenschwangau is that it was the residence of the Ludwig 2 and his family for summer. It got no damage after the world wars and nowadays thousands of tourists come to visit this German masterpiece.
Hohenschwangau is popular for amazing places inside it. They are the Hall of the swan-knight, the Oriental Room which was a room of famous Queen Marie and the Hall of Knights and Heroes which has ceiling paintings of old German legend. Moreover, there are other nice decorations and huge Gothic columns. Also, around the palace you are able to find amazing views and make photos of Neuschwanstein.

How to buy a ticket to castle?

In order to visit this magic place, you should book a Hohenschwangau castle tour. You are able to buy tour tickets online on, or at the ticket center when you will be there. Price for Hohenschwangau Castle ticket is €13, for children under 18 it is free.

How to find castle?

Hohenschwangau is placed at the Alps in small Schwangau village. If you got a navigator, you would be able to go by car to the castle with step-by-step instructions. The address of the place is Alpseestraße 12 in Schwangau. Also, tourists are able to take the train to town which is called Füssen, then get the shuttle bus to the castle. It’s a 5 km trip from the station to Hohenschwangau. You have an opportunity to reach Hohenschwangau Castle on foot, it will take about 20 minutes. The respective paths are signposted.

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