Schloss Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden

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Previously home to the last living member of the Bavarian royal family, Schloss Berchtesgaden serves as both a historic site and an extensive collection of the family's belongings. The palace's origins date to the early 12th century, and structure features an interesting mix of different architectural styles, from Romantic to Rococo. You can walk through the ornate arcades of the inner courtyard, and view the luxurious living and dining rooms, which are preserved with period decor and furniture. Only guided tours are allowed. For Schloss Berchtesgaden and beyond, use our Berchtesgaden day trip website to get the most from your Berchtesgaden vacation.
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  • were completely surprised by the facilities of this castle, not only in terms of hunting trophies; highly recommended was the lead in Twilight with candle light and the additional programme (vocals, Harve game) at the advent
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  • The evening tour of the Berchtesgaden Castle is a dream. You literally reverts in that time. Due to the illumination - predominantly candle light - you almost feel how people must have lived at the time. Absolutely recommended!
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  • Beautiful Cathedral in style, features of Germany, both elegant and austere, inside exudes a mystical atmosphere and serene, even receives a strong scent of incense. The Church is very bright.
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  • Observe opening times and learn German. English guidance by printed material only. Otherwise it is very worth a visit.
  • Very beautiful and there are attractive pictures on the buildings. We had a good lunch and there are plenty of places to choose from for eating.
  • A great place to explore in a gorgeous town. We didn't have time to go inside but it must be amazing.
  • Marvelous place! Bavarian charm!
  • Beautiful

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