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Welcome to Neuschwanstein Castle

Picture: Neuschwanstein Castle

 

Current information / Coronavirus

For a visit to our sights, the 2G plus rule applies, i.e. all visitors must either be

  • vaccinated against COVID-19
    (with a vaccine authorised in the EU)

  • or recovered from COVID-19.

You will need to bring appropriate proof (written or electronic) as well as a valid ID (identity card or passport).

IN ADDITION, a negative Corona test must be brought along.
Proof of a negative PCR test (maximum 48 hours old) or a rapid antigen test (maximum 24 hours old). No tests are offered, supervised or proofs issued on site!
Vaccinated persons who have additionally received a booster vaccination or have gone through a COVID-19 infection after complete immunisation (vaccination breakthrough) do not have to present a negative Corona test.
In the case of vaccination with the COVID-19 vaccine Janssen from Janssen-Cilag International (Johnson & Johnson), the second vaccination is not to be regarded as a booster vaccination, but takes place as part of the basic immunisation.

Children under 14 years are exempt from the 2G plus rule. Pupils are considered tested (pupil ID required).

Visitors are required to wear FFP2 masks. Children and young people between the ages of six and 16 only need to wear a medical face mask.

Here you will find further information and FAQ.


Tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle are available online at www.hohenschwangau.de and on premise at the Ticket Center Hohenschwangau (limited capacities).

A visit to Neuschwanstein Castle is only possible as part of a guided tour. Please note that the group sizes had to be significantly reduced due to hygiene regulations.

Please take into account considerable waiting times and restrictions such as altered routes or room closures.

The multivision room and the lift are currently not available. The inner courtyard of the castle can currently only be visited as part of the castle tour.


News about the restoration

Preserving all the features of Neuschwanstein Castle intact is an ongoing task. Therefore, restoration work and restoration investigations are currently taking place. The work is expected to last until 2023.

Nevertheless, all rooms can be seen on the castle tour.

 

Picture: Scaffolding in the Throne Hall

Scaffolding has been erected in the northern area for the restoration work currently underway in the Throne Hall; the work on the wall and ceiling surfaces of the Throne Hall is expected to last until spring 2022. We ask for your understanding for the restrictions.


Short film about Neuschwanstein Castle

 

external link to YouTube

to the film "Schloss Neuschwanstein" on YouTube

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Marienbr├╝cke closed

Due to extensive renovation work, the Marienbr├╝cke is closed until further notice.

Important information for visitors

The visit of Neuschwanstein Castle is only possible with a guided tour.

Rucksacks, prams, child carriers, and similar bulky objects may not be taken into the castle. Please leave these items in your car or bus.

No photographing or filming is allowed in the castle. Photo and film shootings are basically subject to approval and charges. Here you will find information on photography permits / film permits. Taking pictures of the outside of the buildings for private use does not require a permit.

Neuschwanstein Castle is on the edge of the Ammergebirge nature reserve; it is therefore not permitted to fly model planes or drones /multicopters.

Animals are not permitted in the castle.

Webcam

external link to the Webcam "Neuschwanstein Castle"


 
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