State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Wuerttemberg
Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg


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Meersburg New Palace

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 | Exhibitions


The panoramic setting of the New Palace in Meersburg is unique: The view from the terrace of the palace across Lake Constance is overwhelming. This was the residence of the Prince-Bishops of Constance in the 18th century, who had moved their royal seat to Meersburg after the Reformation. The interior of the palace impressively demonstrates the power of the baroque Prince-Bishops. Ascending the magnificent staircase, you come to the Bel Étage with its staterooms and private accommodation for the Prince-Bishop. The history of the palace is presented in a newly designed museum.

Sepulchral Chapel on the Württemberg

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | Exhibitions

Sepulchral Chapel on the Württemberg

Almost 200 years ago, the Sepulchral Chapel of King Wilhelm I of Württemberg was established as an eternal proof of love for his young deceased wife Katharina. Many people thus consider it as the most romantic location in the region – and this is not only true for lovers! This spot, touching because of the royal love story and compelling because of the panoramic view of the vineyards and today’s metropolis, has long since become one of the most popular tourist destinations.