Castles and palaces

Alps is a land of castles which guard the mountain valleys, and the palaces of kings and emperors.

In the Alps there is a lot of them. This site presents those that can be visited. Does not provide those who serve as private residences and are not open to the public.

Castles and palaces are described in the following data: name, address, brief description, link to the website of tourist attraction, photo.

Herrenchiemsee - Castle

Castles and palaces - Bavarian Alps
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Herreninsel, Germany

Ludwig II of Bavaria on an island in Lake Chiemsee, built their own, more perfect version of Versailles.
Herrenchiemsee - Castle
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Linderhof - palace

Castles and palaces - Linderhof - Castle - Bavarian Alps
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Linderhof, Germany

One of dream castle Ludwig II of Bavaria. Waterfalls, floral carpets and charming fountains create a fairy-tale scenery.
Linderhof - palace
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Neuschwanstein - castle

Castles and palaces - Neuschwanstein - Castle - Bavarian Alps
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Hohenschwangau, Germany

The most beautifull castle Ludwig II of Bavaria. One of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. Every year 1.3 million people visit this fairy tale castle.
Neuschwanstein - castle
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