Schwetzingen Castle (Schloss), Schwetzingen

Schwetzingen Castle (Schloss), built in its current form in the first half of the 18th century, was once the summer residence of Electors Palatine Karl III Philip and Charles Theodore. Take a guided tour of the palace to get a sense of court life in the 1700s. Wander through the ornate rooms and admire the period furniture. Step outside to explore the spacious grounds. In addition to its variety of plant species, the garden is home to more than 100 sculptures and several interesting buildings, including the temple of Apollo, a bathhouse, aviary, and mosque. Relax with a glass of wine at the onsite restaurant. Our Schwetzingen vacation generator makes visiting Schwetzingen Castle (Schloss) and other Schwetzingen attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Was only in the castle garden. This is gigantic. Everywhere, you can discover new things. Beautiful flowers. A very watchable garden / plant.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Nice half day out at Schwetzingen during my two weeks' German course in Heidelberg. Thanks to my "schoolmate" Liz's arrangement. Less than an hour on the bus and we enjoyed a nice morning in a beautif...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Truly an unforgettable visit. The guided tour of the castle in English allows to locate the place in the history and understand why these gardens, I recommend. In a style inspired by Versailles, the gardens are huge and their visit to the smallest detail can take up to 4 hours. Walking in these gardens is really an exceptional experience. You can even see some animals such as swans, squirrels, otters, herons, storks etc. Photo enthusiasts will be served, with in addition the beautiful mosque of the Castle. To prepare for your visit, the official site is very well done. He can't be afraid to walk however. Nearby parking in the city. Very nice cashier, speaking french. We had a great afternoon in sum.
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  • Gardens are beautiful and well kept. You can easily spend a whole day there if there where some food options. They charge something like 10 € to get into the garden and if you want to see the museum the price go higher. Lines to get the tickets will take you a while, at least 30 minutes if it is a sunny day
  • Been here couples of times loved it..will visit more in summer..beautiful place..a tourist attraction in Germany schwetzingen!!!
  • Very nice, romantic place, we where at the art-market in front of the castle building and at the little tiny xmas market before the castle entrance.
  • The park is beautiful in the summer and cultural events take place throughout the year.
  • Ticket cost is 4€ (with cable train included). One of most valuable places to see in HD

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