Schloss Veitshöchheim, Wurzburg

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#5 of 21 in Historic Sites in Wurzburg
Marvel at refined Baroque facades and tour elegant period rooms at Schloss Veitshöchheim, a stately mansion on the right bank of the Main River. Completed in 1682, this summer palace of the prince-bishops of Wurzburg was enlarged in 1753 by the famous German military architect Balthasar Neumann. The elaborate interior with lacquered wooden floors will take you back to post-Napoleonic Europe. Take a stroll in the Rococo garden with many ponds and waterworks, and over 200 sandstone sculptures of deities, animals, and allegorical figures. Using our online itinerary creator, Wurzburg attractions like Schloss Veitshöchheim can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • July 30, 2017
    We have traveled by boat from Würzburg in about 40 minutes and the train 10 minutes back. The building itself is very nice from the outside and the parking facilities very spacious. The small lake fountain turns to every hour in the afternoon.
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  • July 28, 2017
    I was in Wurzburg on business and I had some local co-workers tell me that this was a must see. Were they ever right! I walked into the gardens and was mesmerized. I was there on a Sunday and it was s...  more »
  • July 1, 2017
    Beautiful to look at in the midst of the beautiful rococo garden, even from the outside. An internal inspection is worth also.
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  • August 27, 2017
    beautiful gardens
  • April 19, 2017
    amazing , lovely garden
  • August 1, 2017
    Beautiful green space, which each time to the discover stimulates. Numerous seating areas provide a comfortable stay for older visitors. It is particularly striking that the garden is maintained and by its numerous plants, flowers and fountains offers exciting variety of large dimensions.
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  • August 27, 2017
    Super great investment. Beautiful. Almost as in Versailles, just slightly smaller. But but also huge. Free admission.
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  • August 25, 2017
    A beautiful summer residence and pretty prepared. The spacious park with many beautiful Fountain invites you to stroll and relax. They discovered new beautiful corners!
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