20 Simply Unreal Castles in Germany to Visit

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Many of Europe’s countries have great iconic castles, but out of all the European countries, Germany has the best castles.

Germany is filled with many great castles dating back to the 7th century. Some like Neuschwanstein Castle is known as Cinderella’s Castle made famous by Walt Disney.

This castle looks like it was taken out of a children’s storybook and placed in Germany’s countryside. Others aren’t as popular, but are as breathtaking and worth the visit when in Germany.

Many of Germany’s castles are romantic fantasy places where you can’t help but imagine what it would be like to be a princess and others are impressive military forts that have withstood the test of time tucked away in Germany’s landscapes.

Our list of 20 best castles in Germany is sure to spark your imagination and perhaps transport you back in time, and imagine what it would be like to live in these storybook Castles within Germany. Below are the 20 best castles in Germany that you cannot miss when visiting Germany.

In addition to the 20 best castles in Germany, we have added the top castles you can stay in while visiting Germany, along with some fun facts.

Don’t leave home without: Lonely Planet Germany (Travel Guide)


20 Unreal Castles in Germany


1. Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle -castles in Germany

Among the most popular castles in Germany, Neuschwanstein is a 19th-century castle commissioned by the Mad King Ludwig (of Bavaria) as a commemoration to the German artist, Wilhelm Richard Wagner, best known for his operas.

Completed in 1886, the castle was intended to serve as the King’s residence, but it was open to the public shortly after his demise.

Insider Tip: If you want the chance to have Neuschwanstein Castle to yourself, stay at the Schlossrestaurant Neuschwanstein hotel.

It’s the only hotel right next to Neuschwanstein Castle allowing you to get up early to beat the crowds.

Location: Neuschwansteinstraße 20, 87645 Schwangau, Germany
Hours: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Admission Costs: €13 (entrance only with a guided tour)
Closest major city: Munich
How to get there: Take the train to Füssen and then the local bus to the ticket center. From here, you can access the castle by foot, horse buggy, or private bus.

Other Information: Rucksacks, prams, child carriers, and similar bulky objects may not be taken into the castle.

No photographing or filming is allowed in the castle. Neuschwanstein Castle is on the edge of the Ammergebirge nature reserve; it is, therefore, not permitted to fly model planes or drones/multicopters. To visit Neuschwanstein Castle is only possible with a tour guide.

2. Hohenschwangau Castle

Hohenschwangau Castle, Germany

Though Hohenschwangau Castle is best known as the ‘castle next to Neuschwanstein’, the fortress has its own unique architecture and history.

The childhood residence of King Ludwig II, Hohenschwangau has been mentioned in history as early as 1397, but back then it was known as Schwanstein.

After the original castle fell to ruins, King Maximilian II (father of Ludwig II) rebuilt the structure in Neo-Gothic style. For more information on Hohenschwangau Castle check out their official website.

Enjoy a royal palace adventure in the Bavarian heartland on this 2-day tour from Munich. Start with a visit to Linderhof Palace in Ettal, which King Ludwig II of Bavaria modeled after the Palace of Versailles.

Make a brief stop in Oberammergau before reaching Hohenschwangau.

Then step inside the king’s palace of retreat, Neuschwanstein Castle, for a self-guided tour of one of Germany’s most popular attractions. After an overnight stay, visit Hohenschwangau Castle, the king’s childhood home.

Location: Alpseestraße 30, 87645 Schwangau, Germany
Hours: 08:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Admission Costs: €13
Closest major city: Munich
How to get there: Take the train to Füssen and then the local bus to the ticket center. From here, you can access the castle by foot, horse buggy, or private bus.

Other Information: Both interior and exterior photo shootings of the objects of the Bavarian Palace Department are basically subject to approval and charges.

3. Schloss Johannisburg

Schloss Johannisburg in Germany

Situated by the banks of River Main, Johannisburg Castle was the second seat of the archbishop-electors of Mainz until 1803.

Constructed out of red sandstone, the palace is one of the last remaining structures from Germany’s Renaissance period.

Location: Schloßpl. 4, 63739 Aschaffenburg, Germany
Hours: 
10:00 AM to 04:00 PM; Monday Closed
Admission Costs: €3.50
Closest major city: Frankfurt
How to get there: Take the train to Aschaffenburg and walk 10 minutes.

Other Information: Both interior and exterior photo shootings of the objects of the Bavarian Palace Department are basically subject to approval and charges.

20 Castles in Germany You Can’t-Miss Insiders Tip: During the summer season, long waiting times can be expected at the royal castles (Neuschwanstein, Linderhof, Herrenchiemsee) and the Würzburg Residence.

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4. Plassenburg Castle

Plassenburg Castle in Germany

Considered as the symbol of Kulmbach, Plassenburg is one of the most magnificent castles in Germany. Mentioned as early as 1135, the castle was destructed in 1554, the end of the second Margravian War.

However, it was rebuilt under the supervision of architect Caspar Vischer. For more information on Plassenburg Castle check out their official website.

Location: Festungsberg 26, 95326 Kulmbach, Germany
Hours: 
09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Admission Costs: €4.50
Closest major city: Kulmbach
How to get there:
On foot or Plassenburg Express from the city center.

Other Information: Guided tours (in German) on the Margravial Rooms and the Museum. Both interior and exterior photo shootings of the objects of the Bavarian Palace Department are basically subject to approval and charges.

5. Wartburg Castle

Wartburg Castle in Germany

The first among the castles of Germany to be recognized by UNESCO, Wartburg dates back to the middle ages but it wasn’t in the limelight until Martin Luther took refuge here while he converted the New Testament into the German language.

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Location: Auf der Wartburg 1, 99817 Eisenach, Germany
Hours: 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM
Admission Costs: €7
Closest major city: Halle
How to get there: Take a bus/car to Wartburg Castle parking lot and walk 500 meters.

20 Castles in Germany You Can’t-Miss Insiders Tip: During the summer season, long waiting times can be expected at the royal castles (Neuschwanstein, Linderhof, Herrenchiemsee) and the Würzburg Residence.

6. Mespelbrunn Castle

Mespelbrunn Castle in Germany

Mespelbrunn was constructed as a simple house without any fortifications by the water for a 15th-century knight to live in.

The fortifications, towers, and moats were added later to what is now undeniably one of the most charming castles in Germany.

Location: Mespelbrunn Castle, Schloßallee, 63875 Mespelbrunn, Germany
Hours: 
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Admission Costs: €3.50
Closest major city: Frankfurt
How to get here: 
Best accessed by private transportation; 10 minutes smooth hike from the parking lot to the castle.

7. Albrechtsburg Castle

Albrechtsburg Castle in Germany

A late Gothic Chateau overlooking the town of Meissen, Albrechtsburg is picturesquely perched atop a hill by the banks of Elbe River Valley.

Constructed in the 15th century, it is revered as one of the oldest castles in Germany. For more information on Albrechtsburg Castle check out their official website.

Location: Domplatz 1, 01662 Meißen, Germany
Hours: 
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Admission Costs: €8 (Photo Permit is €2)
Closest major city: Dresden
How to get there: Train to Meissen and then walk/take a minibus to the castle. Or, paddle steamer from Dresden to Meissen.

Other Information: Audio guide options included (German, English, Czech, French, Italian, Polish, Russian; children’s audio guide in German) or a written guide for people with hearing impairment.

8. Altena Castle

Altena Castle in Germany

One of the very first castles in the world to be transformed into a youth hostel (in 1912), the Altena Castle was originally erected in the early 12th century but was eventually abandoned by its residents.

Aside from the obvious, the castle also houses the Museum of the County of Mark and of course, the World Youth Hostel Museum.

For more information on Altena Castle check out their official website.

Location: Fritz-Thomee-Straße 80, 58762 Altena, Germany
Hours:
Tuesday-Friday 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM;
Saturday-Sunday 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM;
Mondays closed.
Admission Costs: €5
Closest major city: Dortmund
How to get there: Take the train to Altena station and then the shuttle bus to the castle. Or, you can drive straight to the parking lot.

9. Burghausen Castle

Burghausen Castle in Germany

Burghausen Castle, established in the 11th century, is acclaimed, the largest castle compound anywhere in the world.

Neighboring Austria and overlooking the prominent Salzburg river, Burghausen is one of those castles in Germany which are best explored on your own.

For more information on Burghausen Castle check out their official website.

Location: Burg 48, 84489 Burghausen, Germany
Hours: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Admission Costs: €4.50
Closest major city: Munich
How to get there: By private car, train or bus. Take the train to Burghausen station and then hop on the city bus.

Other Information: No regular guided tours. Both interior and exterior photo shootings of the objects of the Bavarian Palace Department are basically subject to approval and charges.

10. Sigmaringen Castle

Sigmaringen Castle in Germany

Mentioned as early as 1077, Sigmaringen Castle is considered the largest of its kind in the Danube Valley. Though several reconstructions and few accidents occurred, some parts of the castle survived that date back to 1200.

For more information on Sigmaringen Castle check out their official website.

Location: Karl-Anton-Platz 8, 72488 Sigmaringen, Germany
Hours: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Admission Costs: €9.50
Closest major city: Stuttgart
How to get there: Take the train to Sigmaringen and walk 10 minutes.

Other Information: Castle tours are throughout the whole day without fixed times. They normally run every 20-30 minutes and are in German. Castle guide brochures in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, and Romanian allow you to follow the German language tours.

11. Rheinstein Castle

Rheinstein Castle - Castles in Germany
Image sourced from Rheinstein Castle

Originally constructed in 1316, Burg Rheinstein played a significant role in Germany’s defense.

Destroyed and rebuilt a few times over through the 19th century, the most striking feature of the castle is its drawbridge.

For more information on Rheinstein Castle check out their official website.

Location: Burg Rheinstein, 55413 Trechtingshausen, Germany
Hours: 
09:30 AM to 06:00 PM
Admission Costs: €10
Closest major city: Wiesbaden
How to get there:
Take the train to Trechtingshausen and ride a taxi or cycle. A cruise boat is also an alternative option.

12. Charlottenburg Palace

Charlottenburg Palace in Germany

Constructed in the 17th century, Charlottenburg Palace is the biggest of its kind in the city of Berlin and one of the largest castles in Germany.

Destroyed during WWII, the palace has been rebuilt since. It now houses a mausoleum, a formal garden, and a pavilion among other significant features.

Spend a night out at one of the most famous sites in Berlin with “An Evening at Charlottenburg Palace,” a dinner and concert experience with the Berlin Residence Orchestra, plus a tour of the palace.

Enjoy a 3-course candlelight dinner in the Palace Orangery. Then take in the classical sounds of the Berlin Residence Orchestra, performing selections from Bach, Handel, Mozart and more.

For more information on Charlottenburg Palace check out their official website.

Location: Spandauer Damm 20-24, 14059 Berlin, Germany
Hours: 
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM; Mondays Closed
Admission Costs: €10
Closest major city: Berlin
How to get there: Take the train to Berlin Westend station and walk 10-15 minutes. Or, take the bus to Berlin Luisenplatz/Schloss and walk 5 minutes.

Other Information: Both interior and exterior photo shootings of the objects of the Bavarian Palace Department are basically subject to approval and charges.

13. Dresden Castle

Dresden Castle in Germany

Commonly referred to as the Royal Palace, Dresden Castle served as a royal residence for over 400 years.

A combination of various architectural styles from Baroque to Neo-Renaissance, the Castle houses several exhibitions of the country’s past including the Old and the New Green Vault, the Dresden Armory, and the Numismatic Cabinet.

For more information on Dresden Castle check out their official website.

Location: Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany
Hours: 
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM; Tuesday Closed
Admission Costs: €14
Closest major city: Dresden
How to get here: By tram or bus.

14. Frankenstein Castle

Frankenstein Castle in Germany

Since the 13th century, the Frankenstein Castle was made famous by Mary Shelley’s gothic novel of the same name.

Johann Konrad Dippel, born in the castle in 1673, allegedly lived a gruesome life involving potions, stolen body parts, and electrical therapies.

Frankenstein Castle is home to one of the largest Halloween parties in the continent. For more information on Frankenstein Castle check out their official website.

Location: 64367, Burg Frankenstein, 64367 Mühltal, Germany
Hours:
Wednesday – Sunday 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Monday – Tuesday 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Admission Costs: €9 (more if you wish to attend an evening show or a Halloween event)
Closest major city: Darmstadt
How to get here: Take a taxi to the town center and then the shuttle to the castle.

20 Castles in Germany You Can’t-Miss Insiders Tip: There’s a great dinner show that is put on nightly throughout the tourist season.

15. Ehrenburg Palace

Ehrenburg Palace in Germany
Image sourced from Ehrenburg Palace

Constructed in the 16th century, Ehrenburg Palace was named so by Emperor Charles V.

Several reconstructions later, the impressive Gothic Revival Style Castle has been converted into a museum dedicated to Germany’s past as well as several art exhibitions.

For more information on Ehrenburg Palace check out their official website.

Location: Schloßplatz 1, 96450 Coburg, Germany
Hours:
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM; Monday Closed
Admission Costs: €4.50 (guided tours only)
Closest major city: Coburg
How to get there: Take the train to Coburg and then walk 15 minutes to the castle.

Other Information: Hourly guided tours are available. Both interior and exterior photo shootings of the objects of the Bavarian Palace Department are basically subject to approval and charges.

16. Hohenzollern Castle

Hohenzollern Castle in Germany

Originally built in the 11th century, the new Hohenzollern Castle was established during the mid-19th century.

The ancestral residence of the Hohenzollern family, the castle now serves as a museum and is also one of the most frequented castles in Germany.

For more information on Hohenzollern Castle check out their official website.

Location: 72379 Burg Hohenzollern, Germany
Hours: 
10:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Admission Costs: €12
Closest major city: Stuttgart
How to get here: Train to Hechingen, then a bus to Hohenzollern parking lot and a 20 minutes walk to the castle.

Other Information: The Castle complex, both Castle chapels and the Casemates (cellars) can be seen without a guide. The interior rooms can only be accessed with a tour guide. The operation of unmanned aerial systems (drones) and other remote-controlled flight models are generally forbidden.

20 Castles in Germany You Can’t-Miss Insiders Tip: Also visit Sigmaringen Castle – sister of the Hohenzollern Castle. Sigmaringen Castle is located  55 kilometers south-east of the Hohenzollern Castle in the center of Sigmaringen city next to the Danube river (Donau).

17. Schwerin Castle

Schwerin Castle

Easily one of the most hauntingly beautiful castles in Germany, Schwerin Castle serves as a museum as well as the home of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state parliament.

Dubbed as the “Neuschwanstein of the North”, the castle is a special hit among fans of the paranormal world. Petermännchen, the resident ghost strolls the hallways and can be spotted if you’re lucky!

For more information on Schwerin Castle check out their official website.

Location: Lennéstraße 1, 19053 Schwerin, Germany
Hours: 
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM; Monday closed
Admission Costs: €8.50
Closest major city: Schwerin
How to get there: Take the train/bus to Schwerin Central Station and then either walk or take a taxi to the castle.

18. Moyland Castle

Moyland Castle Germany

A brilliant moated Neo-Gothic style castle, Moyland Castle is famed for housing the largest collection of artist Joseph Beuys’ work.

Mentioned as early in history as the 14th century, the compound also has a library, café, and an event hall.

For more information on Moyland Castle check out their official website.

Location: Am Schloß 4, 47551 Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Hours: 
11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Admission Costs: €7
Closest major city: Duisburg
How to get here: 
Take a train to Bedburg-Hau station and then a taxi to the castle. Or, take a bus to Xanten and again ride a taxi to the castle.

Other Information: The operation of unmanned aerial systems (drones) and other remote-controlled flight models is generally forbidden.

19. Reichsburg Cochem

Reichsburg Cochem Germany

First constructed in the year 1000, the castle was resurrected in 1868 to follow a Neo-Gothic style of architecture.

It is one of the well-known mountain castles in Germany. The castle now houses a museum and also organizes events.

For more information on Reichsburg Cochem check out their official website.

Location: Schlossstraße 36, 56812 Cochem, Germany
Hours:
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday – 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Closed on other days
Admission Costs: €6
Closest major city: Frankfurt
How to get here: Take a train to Reichsburg – Alte Linde and then walk to the castle from there. Or, take the shuttle bus from the town.

20. Stolzenfels Castle

Stolzenfels Castle Germany

Originally built as a medieval castle in 1259, the Stolzenfels Castle was transformed into a Gothic Revival Style citadel in the 19th century by the Prussian Crown Prince, whom it was gifted to.

Revered as one of the most beautiful castles in Germany, the castle, and its gardens were reopened to the public in 2011.

For more information on Stolzenfels Castle check out their official website.

Location: Schlossweg, 56075 Koblenz, Germany
Hours: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Admission Costs: €4
Closest major city: Frankfurt
How to get here: Take a bus to Stolzenfels-Schlossweg and walk to the castle.


Facts about Castles in Germany


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Below are some of the most asked questions about Germany’s Castles.

  • How many castles are in Germany? There are over 20,000 castles throughout Germany. More than half of the castles in Germany are over one hundred years old and are now museums, hotels, cultural centers, and historical monuments that you cannot miss when visiting Germany.
  • What is the oldest castle in Germany? The oldest inhabited castle in Germany is the Meersburg Castle, also known as the Alte Burg Castle that is located in Meersburg on Lake Constance in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It dates back to the 7th century.
  • What is the most visited castle in Germany? The most visited castle in Germany is Neuschwanstein Castle. Located near the town of Fussen in Bavaria this castle located in Germany draws around 1.5 million visitors each year.
  • If I have to visit one castle in Germany, what one should I visit? If you could only visit one castle in Germany you should visit Neuschwanstein castle.
  • Why are there so many ruins and castles in Germany? During the Middle Ages (5th – 15th Century), the German realm was divided into dozens of small states, ruled by kings, dukes, earls, and even bishops. These states formed the Holy Roman Empire, ruled by an Emperor.
  • How have the castles in Germany survived the wars? Many of the top castles in Germany have been untouched in the world wars due to their locations. Many are located in the countryside away from major cities. This has helped many survive the wars in Europe since most major cities were targeted. But the truth is many castles in Germany have not survived the wars in Germany.
  • How long would I need if I wanted to visit every castle in Germany? If you were to visit all of the castles in Germany you would need over two months to get to every single castle.
  • What is the biggest castle in Germany? Burg Lichtenberg is known to be the largest castle ruins in Germany.
  • The most popular castle in Germany for Weddings: Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most popular castles to have wedding photos taken in, however, it is not permitted to have a wedding inside the castle itself. Many weddings are performed with the castle as the backdrop.
  • Do the Castles in Germany close for Winter? Yes, many of the popular tourist castles in Germany close for winter.
  • Can I buy a castle in Germany? Yes, some castles are still for sale in Germany. Many require a ton of TLC and will cost around 20 million dollars.
  • The best castle in Germany to spend Christmas: The Das Burghotel Falkenstein is one of the best castles in Germany to spend Christmas in Germany. Book your stay today.
  • Can I fly my drone around the castles in Germany? No, drones are strictly permitted around all of the castles in Germany. Many require special permits that normal tourists cannot get.

Germany Castles You Can Sleep In


Castles in Germany

I don’t know about you, but I can’t afford to buy a castle, that doesn’t mean you can’t rent one or at least stay in one for a night or two. Besides visiting the best castles in Germany, why not turn your trip into a fairytale by staying in one.

Across Germany, many fairytale castles have been transformed into hotels. Below are the top 10 castles you can stay in while visiting Germany.

Note: Many of the hotel castles in Germany close for the wintertime and are busy in the summertime, so it is best to book early.

  • Hotel Castle Type: 12th Century
  • Hotel Castle Type: 13th Century
    • Castle Colmberg
    • Located: An der Burgenstrasse91598 Colmberg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Hotel Castle Type: 19th Century
  • Hotel Castle Type: 12th Century
  • Hotel Castle Type: 12th Century
  • Hotel Castle Type: 13th Century
  • Hotel Castle Type: 13th Century
  • Hotel Castle Type: 18th Century
  • Hotel Castle Type: 18th Century
  • Hotel Castle Type: 17th Century
    • Schloss Hugenpoet
    • Located: August-Thyssen-Str. 5145219 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Top Tours in Germany By City


Castles in Germany

Munich

Private Munich Bike Tour

Pedal through Munich’s scenic streets with a private guide on this 3-hour bike tour, and see firsthand why this Bavarian metropolis ranks as one of the world’s most livable cities.

Cycle at your own pace along the bike-friendly streets, winding your way through the time-worn lanes of Munich Old Town and the verdant expanse of the English Garden. Stop as often as you like to take photos, learn more about the sights, or enjoy a well-earned stein in a beer garden.

Munich by Night

The guide and traditional entertainment give you marvelous insights into the Bavarian culture. Plus the food at Hofbrauhaus is outstanding!

Munich Old Town Walking Tour

First time in Munich? Take in the best bits of the Bavarian capital on this 2-hour walking tour of Munich’s Old Town. Admire architectural wonders like the Old Town Hall, St Peter’s Church, and the Munich Residenz; stroll through the lively Viktualienmarkt; see the world-famous Hofbräuhaus beer hall. Accompanied by an expert guide, you’ll have ample opportunities to learn more about Munich’s history, cultural heritage, and beer-brewing legacy.

Third Reich Bike Tour in Munich

Uncover Munich’s role in the rise and fall of the Nazi Party on this half-day bike tour. Trace the history of the Third Reich as you follow a guide on a 5-mile (8-km) route through the city.

Pass by sites such as the Hofbrauhaus, where Hitler and the National Socialists held their first meeting in 1920, and Odeonsplatz, the site of a fatal gunfight that broke out between the Nazis and Bavarian police.

Hitler & the Third Reich Munich Walking Tour

Delve into Munich’s dark past and the birth of the Nazi ideology on a revealing 2.5-hour city walking tour. Led by a knowledgeable guide, discover the sites that provided backdrops to Adolf Hitler and his followers as they set about founding the Third Reich, giving Munich its title as the ‘Capital of the Nazi Movement.’ See beer-halls where Nazi brown shirts first gathered, buildings from where Hitler delivered speeches, and memorials to the opposition.

Fussen

Castles in Germany

Full-Day Bavarian Castles Tour

Step into the fairy-tale world of Bavaria and visit majestic castles, alpine lakes and medieval towns on this full-day tour from Fussen. Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to the dreamy Neuschwanstein Castle, famously the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. Then, visit Linderhof Castle, another of King Ludwig II’s magnificent castles, and Hohenschwangau Castle, the ‘Mad King’s’ childhood home.

Skip the Line Neuschwanstein Castle Tour

Visit the popular Neuschwanstein Castle on this guided, 4-hour tour from Füssen. This “skip-the-line” ticket allows for quick access to the inside of the medieval masterpiece for a guided walking tour. Neuschwanstein Castle was one of three palaces built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and would eventually become the inspiration for the castle in Disney’s movie Sleeping Beauty. After the tour, enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride down to the village of Hohenschwangau.

Rothenburg o.d Tauber

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Visit the city of Rothenburg, the Jewel of the Middle Ages, on this guided full-day sightseeing adventure from Frankfurt.

Enjoy free time to explore the sights and sounds of this picturesque town, widely considered to be the most well-preserved medieval old town in all of Germany. Then join a guided city tour through the town’s winding, cobbled lanes.

Nuremberg

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Be sure to check out our Nuremberg City Guide to plan an epic visit. If you buzz out of town without spending a night, you won’t have a chance to head underground at the Altstadthof Brewery for a guided tour of their historic rock-cut cellars.

Nuremberg Castle Without the Crowds. The centerpiece of tourism in Nuremberg, the castle sits on the tallest part of the city and looks down over all that is below.

Related Article: Exclusive Roof Top Tour of St Sebald Cathedral

Berlin

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Berlin Segway Tour

Experience Berlin like never before on this guided, educational and entertaining, 3-hour small-group Segway tour. Berlin is Germany’s capital and cultural centerpiece.

Cruise to all its main sites — like the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Cathedral and Museum Island, Reichstag, Gendarmenmarkt and many more — stopping frequently to hear fascinating stories, take pictures and discuss Berlin’s history.

Berlin Bike Tour

Get to know the best of Berlin on this guided, 4.5-hour bike tour. Learn the history of the city, from its beginnings to its role as the capital of the Nazi Third Reich, to the divided city of the Cold War, to the modern-day capital of a unified Germany.

This tour includes a trip to the Berlin Wall Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate and more. Ride along the Spree River, through Tiergarten Park and stop at a beer garden for lunch (own expense).

Absorb the wealth of culture and elegant architecture found in Dresden, longstanding hub of German arts, during this 10-hour day trip from Berlin.

Begin with a guided tour of the city center on foot, learning about its history as you explore the Zwinger palace, Semperoper (Semper Opera) and Frauenkirche (Church of our Lady).

Private Berlin Walking Tour

Cold War In Berlin. Enjoy a 3.5-hour walking tour in Berlin and learn about the cold war sites of Berlin, including all major sites in the center of the huge world clash between America and Russia.

See the East Side Gallery, the wall Memorial, the Stasi headquarters, Checkpoint Charlie, the main memorial for the Russian soldiers, Oberbaumbrücke and Bornholmer straße checkpoint.

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