Welcome to Berchtesgaden Royal Castle
Many different style eras have set their stamp on Berchtesgaden Royal Castle: from Romanesque to Gothic and Baroque, right on to Rococo. Throughout the ages, it has been expanded and modified again and again.
May 16th until October 15th
Sunday until Friday 10:30 am, 12 am, 2 pm, 3:30 pm
Closed on Saturdays
October 16th until May 15th
Monday until Thursday 11 am and 2 pm. Friday 11 am
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Closed also on December 24 and 31, also on Mardi Gras.
Viewing Berchtesgaden Castle is only possible with a guided tour and covers about 30 of the 214 rooms. Guided tours are offered all year round.
Our themed tours
Experience the castle in the light of past centuries or enjoy musical surprises in rooms that are not shown during the general tour.
..guided tours on advent Sundays with advent texts, carols and candlelight. You will see otherwise inaccessible rooms such as the private chapel of the prince provosts and the East Asia collection.
..guided tour by dimmed chandeliers in the light of 800 candles. Flutists, a harpist and a medieval procession of monks with chorales bring the castle`s past to life (during christmas season)
The following rooms can be visited as part of a special guided tour. Porcelain Room, East Asia room and the private chapel. The tour can also be booked outside opening times or with focus on particular themes of the Wittelsbach history.