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Castle of Hohenzollern

72379 Hechingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7471 2428
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Full-Day Small-Group Tour to Castle of Hohenzollern Including Guided Castle...
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The Swabian castle of Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of German princely family in the Black Forest.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“english tour” (42 reviews)
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72379 Hechingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 7471 2428
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I first saw the castle in a photo on a Facebook travel page and fell in love with the autumn colors as the leaves were turning. My husband took us to Hechingen and we stayed at the foot of the mountain the castle is on....More

Thank ArmyWife117
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is really impressive as you approach from 5-10 miles away. When you get to the site you have a choice of a couple of castle car parks that apparently are free. The one closiest to the ticket booth is 2E per day. The bus...More

Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our Top 5 castle visits. After a 15-20 minute hike up the beautiful castle does not disappoint. The panoramic views from all sides are worth the trip. We had a very knowledgeable guide that shared stories from the past. This castle...More

Thank DWJLPG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful and well maintained castle. You can walk around for some time and keep on finding new camera angles for nice photos. The castle has the classic shape, like a child would draw it, on top of a hill, with many...More

Thank Traveller87987687
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

After quite the hike, and I mean hike up endless stairs you arrived at the castle, which really helped set the stage. (There is also a bus for a small fee) Nicely maintained castle with a beautiful view of the surrounding valley and towns. The...More

Thank Drew M
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We went on a cold damp day, As we approached from a distance the castle was perched on top of a steep hill surrounded by mist looking like Dracula's castle. A winding road up to a free car park. 25 minute uphill walk from there...More

Thank Barnaby10
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We went out of our way to see this due to family history. There have been 3 castles on this site and although this one was build in the mid-1800's no one has lived in it. Actually, no one has lived at the site since...More

Thank Ragz4
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We visited on our trip round the Black Forest and had a great time. It was a rainy day but this didn't detract from our enjoyment of the castle. there is a shuttle bus provided from the car park but we did not fancy paying...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We picked a busy day to visit the castle. We parked in one of the lots and took a shuttle up the hill to the castle entrance. We paid for a one-way trip so we could walk back to the car. There was a bit...More

Thank sharon_travels12
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Took a car trip from stuttgart to visit here. We parked at the bottom of the hill and took the pleasant walk through the woods up the hill. A good way for kids to get rid of some energy. There are guided tours in German...More

Thank Steve E
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DenizMi
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Pandiabala | Reviewed this property |
Not allowed inside the castle. Outside the castle it's allowed
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allenwalker218
September 5, 2016|
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Response from KMCKYCarlson | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of taxis available and I have seen many buses going to a from the attractions. If you do not see a taxi at the train station, look for flyer or advertisements for them. They are usually very easy to find.
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christinamiverson
August 28, 2016|
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Response from KMCKYCarlson | Reviewed this property |
We have spent quite a few winters and falls in Germany. We love it and are from Chicago. The attractions are not all open, but a lot of them are and are not as busy. That's one reason we love it so much.
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