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Sigmaringen Castle Travel Guide

Sigmaringen Castle (photo by Salsaloco - Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license)
Sigmaringen Castle.


Schloss Sigmaringen was the main residence and seat of government of the Princes of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, the cadet branch of the Hohenzollern family, from which the German Emperors stemmed.

The castle was rebuilt following a fire in 1893, and only the towers of the earlier medieval fortress remain.

Opening Hours & Admission

The castle is open all year round, daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (to 4:00 pm from November to March). Visits are by guided tours only. The last tour starts one hour before closing time. The annual closing days are Shrove Tuesday, 24th, 25th and 31st December and 1st January.

Admission costs 9 € for adults and 7 € for students, seniors (over 65) and disabled visitors, 5 € for children from 6 to 17 years old, and free for children under 6 years old.

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