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Ahrensburg Castle Travel Guide

Schloss Ahrensburg (photo by Clemensfranz - Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license)
Schloss Ahrensburg.


Ahrensburg Castle is one of the Renaissance gems of northern Germany. It was built in 1585 by Daniel Rantzau, a general of the King of Denmark. Acquired in 1759 by Heinrich Carl von Schimmelmann, the castle was remodelled in the baroque tastes of the day.

Opening Hours & Admission

The castle is open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, daily (except Mondays and Fridays) from March to October, and Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays the rest of the year. The annual closing days are 24th and 31st December and 1st January.

Admission costs 5 € for adults and 2.5 € for children until 12 years old.

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