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The Swabian castle of Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of German princely family in the Black Forest.
72379 Hechingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7471 2428
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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Being new to the area we took a friends advice and made the short journey to the castle today and it did not disappoint. Scenic and beautiful with a great cafe. If you are anywhere around the area it is worth a visit. Will be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ken B
Reviewed November 17, 2018

If you want to take the guided tour led by an English speaking guide, you will need to be sure to get in line early. Tickets are not issued for a specific time, therefore whoever is in line when they open the door get to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I like this place. It's so gorgeous and peaceful. The view from above is awesome. It doesn't take a long time to go uphill, only 500 meters from the car parking. You can take bus number 300 from Hechingen train station to the car park...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nglinhchi98
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The bus from Hechingen railway station ends at the castle carpark. There is the a lengthy flight of stairs or a winding road or a €2.00 minibus to the castle. Souvenirs can be had in a shop in the carpark. Burg Hohenzollern, as it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

I was in the nearby during a business trip, so I take few of time to have a look around and the castle were the correct choice. Ho sfruttato un po' di tempo libero durante un viaggio di lavoro ed il castello ha offerto un'ottima...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

- It doesn’t matter what time of year you visit Hohenzollern, it will be stunning. - Part of what makes this castle so lovable is the lack of crowds. - Seeing it from afar makes it that much more magical. There's a viewpoint called the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BeMyTravelMuse
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This was a lovely place to walk though! The road leading from town to parking lot was the perfect spot to stop on the side of the road and take some pictures! Yes it was still a distance away but there were no other obstructions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laura S
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This is one of the most impressive castles in the country, and it really reminds you of one of these from legends or tales of old. Leaving the main road, you´ll have to take a winding local one which goes uphill, providing picturesque views of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This Castle an be seen for miles and looks like a fairytale castle high up on the hill! We drove to Hohenzollern and parked, then took a shuttle bus to the castle (2 euro per person, one way) after buying our tickets for the castle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank SueScapades
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We ended an e-bike ride at Hohenzollern and what a location. The last turns into the castle are so well kept and authentic. A very nice arrival area before entering this compact and gracious castle with classic towers. We had a nice guided tour of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 14, 2018|
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Response from alexingohr | Reviewed this property |
Like my colleague above says, no taxis there but you can call one to pick you up.
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Pandiabala | Reviewed this property |
Not allowed inside the castle. Outside the castle it's allowed
September 5, 2016|
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Response from Falk F | Reviewed this property |
PS: Correction, it would be about 15 to 30 EUR by taxi. please google for the hvb hechingen hohenzollern castle bus transfer. There is an English version. For general public bus transfer, please click on the link they offer... More