State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Wuerttemberg

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Heidelberg Palace

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 | Exhibitions

HEIDELBERG CASTLE

Truly romantic: Heidelberg Castle is world-famous, attracting over a million visitors every year from all over the world. Since the early 19th century, the impressive ruin has become a synonym for romanticism.

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Heidelberg Palace

Thursday, 7 March 2019 | Exhibitions

Born 600 years ago at Heidelberg Palace: Mechthild von der Pfalz

2019 marks the 600th anniversary of her birth. Her story: On March 7, 1419, Mechthild von der Pfalz was born in Heidelberg Palace, the daughter of Prince-Elector Ludwig III, later the wife of two important rulers. She was a highly cultured woman and the center of a "Musenhof", a court of muses. She was the driving force behind the founding of two of the state's academic institutions, continuing a family tradition, which began with the founding of Heidelberg University by Prince-Elector Ruprecht I in 1386. Her birthday falls the day before International Women's Day, which is celebrated on March 8 — one more reason why the State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Württemberg is commemorating this famous resident of the Electoral Palatinate.

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Ludwigsburg Residential Palace | Heidelberg Palace | Weikersheim Palace | Schwetzingen Palace | and more

Friday, 1 March 2019 | Exhibitions

THE STATE PALACES AND GARDENS OF BADEN-WUERTTEMBERG

World famous symbols of German culture and romantic insider tips: The State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Wuerttemberg oversees an impressive variety of picturesque monuments and presents the rich history of the region.

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Ludwigsburg Residential Palace

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | Exhibitions

LUDWIGSBURG RESIDENTIAL PALACE

Ludwigsburg Residential Palace is one of the greatest baroque palaces in Europe and has been preserved in its original condition. It offers visitors an insightful tour through the centuries – ranging from Baroque, via Rococo to Classicism.

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Weikersheim Palace

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | Exhibitions

Weikersheim Palace and Gardens

Weikersheim Palace is considered to be the most beautiful of all the palaces in Hohenlohe. The perfect preservation – not only of the palace but also of the surrounding area of the Counts’ residence – is impressive. The highlight is provided by the baroque palace gardens with their unique wealth of figures.

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Schwetzingen Palace

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | Exhibitions

Schwetzingen Palace and Gardens

Palace and Gardens, plus the baroque town center: the feeling that Schwetzingen was once the baroque summer residence of the Electors is tangible at every turn. In the 18th century, the rulers of the Electoral Palatinate held their glittering court in tranquil Schwetzingen during the summer months.

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Bruchsal Palace

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | Exhibitions

Bruchsal Palace

Bruchsal Palace is the only baroque prince-bishop palace situated on the Upper Rhine. It is primarily famous for its impressive stairway designed by the great architect Balthasar Neumann as the “crown of all baroque-style stairways”. Since 2017, the luxurious rooms of the prince-bishops on the Bel Étage with their exquisite decor have again become accessible to the public. Another highlight is the collection of valuable tapestries, one of the largest in Europe.

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Rastatt Favorite Palace

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | Exhibitions

Rastatt Favorite Palace

Rastatt Favorite Palace, situated near Baden-Baden, is an outstanding witness to the Baroque Era. It is the only “porcelain palace” in Germany that has been almost completely preserved. Its furnishings and top-class collections are a synthesis of the arts of European stature.

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