Palaces and castles
Insights into the past before fairytale backdrops
All over North Rhine-Westphalia, grand castles and imposing fortresses have exciting tales to tell from different eras. With their English landscaped gardens, Baroque parks, museums and art exhibitions, they provide fantastic weekend excursion destinations. The impressive buildings also offer the perfect setting for weddings and events. Discover the most visited and impressive palaces and castles in the German state under “architectural masterpieces”, “residences steeped in history” and “diverse experience destinations”.