State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Wuerttemberg

Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg

Schoental Monastery; photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Arnim Weischer
The most important facts and figures

At a glance

People from around the world are enamored with the cultural heritage of southwestern Germany. But how many visitors actually enter these monuments each year? What follows is the world of palaces, gardens, castles, monasteries and other treasures as expressed in numbers.

The palaces and gardens in numbers

  • 60 state-owned palaces, gardens, castles, monasteries and other treasures
  • 11 local offices
  • More than 3.99 million visitors from over 50 countries annually
  • Approximately 150,000 tours and events per year
  • Roughly 65 historic characters represented by costumed guides
  • Around 3,000 school tours every year
  • Approximately 150 leasable spaces
  • Around 480 employees
Der Adler auf dem Brunnen im Innenhof von Residenzschloss Ludwigsburg; Foto: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Achim Mende
Die Portale stehen weit offen und Besucher sind herzlich willkommen; Foto: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Niels Schubert
Gut eine Million Menschen besuchen Schloss Heidelberg jedes Jahr; Foto: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Günther Bayerl