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

Herrenchiemsee - Castle
Bavarian Alps
Herreninsel,
Germany

Louis II of Bavaria built his own, more perfect version of Versailles on an island in Lake Chiemsee.

Linderhof - palace

Castles and palaces

Linderhof - palace
Linderhof - Castle
Bavarian Alps
Linderhof,
Germany

One of Ludwig II of Bavaria`s `dream castles`. Waterfalls, flower carpets and charming fountains create a fairy-tale scenery.

Neuschwanstein - castle

Castles and palaces

Neuschwanstein - castle
Neuschwanstein - Castle
Bavarian Alps
Hohenschwangau,
Germany

The most beautiful castle of Louis II of Bavaria. One of the most popular castles in Europe. Every year 1.3 million people visit this fairy tale castle.