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Welcome to Neuschwanstein Castle

Current information / Coronavirus

According to the current legal situation, an opening of our houses is possible depending on the local seven-day incidence.

Neuschwanstein Castle is open at present.

A visit is only possible with a guided tour. Please note that the group sizes had to be significantly reduced due to hygiene regulations.

Tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle are only available online:

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.

The official hygiene and conduct rules of course apply for visits to all the sights and notices will be posted in each place as a reminder.

Here you will find general information and FAQs for visiting our sights during the restrictions due to COVID-19.

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 are accessible for visitors.


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.

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Marienbrücke closed

Due to extensive renovation work, the Marienbrücke 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.


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