Schloss Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden

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Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • We visited at 11 on a Monday in mid November. The castle can only be visited by tour & the tour went at 11 for 12e each. The tour was in german but the guide included us in the tour with a brief...  more »
  • Worth a walk in this small town. There are sweet cafes, restaurants around the main square, and here is this beautiful mansion.A great program to visit this one as well.  more »
  • A very enjoyable place even if you don't use the guide. The town is historic and beautiful, shops to wander around and loads of places to eat and drink. There are free public toilets which are very clean.
  • This place was interesting to see, but don't expect much about German history as it isn't shown. Recommend the museum at the visitor centre instead
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