Hohenschwangau Castle in Bavaria

Hohenschwangau Castle is also located in Schwangau like Neuschwanstein Castle. It is lesser known than the fairytale castle but definitely worth a visit. The castle was acquired by King Maximilian II in 1832 when it was badly damagd. He had it rebuilt and redecorated in neo-gothic style during the five following years.

Hohenschwangau Castle is located close to the Alpsee and is easy to reach by a short walk up the hill. It's also possible to take a horse carriage to reach it. Tickets for the castle can be bought at the ticket centre. You can buy a combined ticket with visits to Hohenschwangau Castle, Neuschwanstein Castle or the Museum of the Bavarian Kings.

View of Hohenschwangau Castle from Neuschwanstein Castle

Castles in Europe

main building at Hohenschwangau Castle

balcony at Hohenschwangau Castle with beautiful paintings on wall

view of Neuschwanstein Castle from Hohenschwangau Castle

view of castle and paintins on wall

swan fountain in garden of Hohenschwangau Castle

view of Hohenschwangau Castle from Neuschwanstein Castle

Location: Alpseestraße 30, 87645 Schwangau, Germany.

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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We're a family of five from the picturesque scenery of Belgium. Come along with us as we share stories from our journeys so far. And if you're curious about any of the places we've visited, don't hesitate to ask. Your dream European getaway is within reach, and we're here to make it extraordinary!

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