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Hohenschwangau Castle Skip-the-Line Tickets with Audio Guide

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  • Mobile ticket

Discover Hohenschwangau Castle with skip-the-line access, and a multilingual audio guide, all while soaking in breathtaking views.


  • Save time with skip-the-line access to the Hohenschwangau Castle, marvel at its 19th-century neo-Gothic grandeur, and explore the royal past of Bavaria.

  • Uncover Hohenschwangau's journey from medieval dwelling to King Ludwig II's summer retreat with a multilingual audio guide.

  • Stroll through beautifully manicured gardens featuring a swan fountain, while enjoying stunning views of Lake Alpsee.

  • Visit the tranquil Chapel of Christ the King, adorned with stained glass windows depicting scenes from King Ludwig II's life.

  • Fun fact: The castle's name Hohenschwangau translates to ‘High Swan County’ – a fitting name given the stunning swan fountain in the gardens.


  • Skip-the-line entry to Hohenschwangau Castle

  • Audio guide in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Hungarian, Czech, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin & Korean

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Experience the majesty of Hohenschwangau Castle

Begin your journey into history with skip-the-line access to Hohenschwangau Castle. As you bypass the queues, absorb the grandeur of this 19th-century neo-Gothic masterpiece. Each room you visit bursts with intricate murals by renowned artists Moritz von Schwind and Ludwig Lindenschmidt, portraying the histories of Germany and Bavaria. The multilingual audio guide, available in 13 languages, further enriches your understanding of the castle's fascinating past. Learn how despite being destroyed and rebuilt, it found new life in 1832 when King Maximilian of Bavaria transformed it into the royal family's summer abode.

Discover the enchanting gardens and chapel

Post the castle exploration, take a stroll through the castle's gardens. The sight of the swan fountain surrounded by multi-layered circular bushes is bound to leave you mesmerized. As you soak in the charm of the gardens and the stunning views of Lake Alpsee, enter the Chapel of Christ the King. The stained glass windows of the chapel, vividly depicting scenes from King Ludwig II's life, offer a serene and reflective end to your journey.

Hohenschwangau Castle

Monday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

What's not allowed

  • Pets are not allowed.

  • Large luggage, hiking backpacks or military backpacks are not allowed inside the castles and the museum.

  • Photography & taking videos are strictly prohibited inside the castle.


  • The interiors of the castle are not wheelchair accessible.

  • The hiking path to Hohenschwangau Castle is gently sloped and entirely stair-free.

  • The castle courtyards are strollers/buggy accessible.

Additional information

  • It’s recommended to wear comfortable shoes.

  • Please be aware that luggage checks may take place at Neuschwanstein Castle's entrance to ensure the safety of all visitors.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly..

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Ticket redemption point

  • Show your ticket at Hohenschwangau Castle.

  • Address: Alpseestraße 30, 87645 Schwangau, Germany.

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