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The Swabian castle of Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of German princely family in the Black Forest.
72379 Hechingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7471 2428
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this place. It's so gorgeous and peaceful. The view from above is awesome. It doesn't take a long time to go uphill, only 500 meters from the car parking. You can take bus number 300 from Hechingen train station to the car park...More

Thank nglinhchi98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bus from Hechingen railway station ends at the castle carpark. There is the a lengthy flight of stairs or a winding road or a €2.00 minibus to the castle. Souvenirs can be had in a shop in the carpark. Burg Hohenzollern, as it is...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in the nearby during a business trip, so I take few of time to have a look around and the castle were the correct choice. Ho sfruttato un po' di tempo libero durante un viaggio di lavoro ed il castello ha offerto un'ottima...More

Thank FranciscoSoldano
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

- It doesn’t matter what time of year you visit Hohenzollern, it will be stunning. - Part of what makes this castle so lovable is the lack of crowds. - Seeing it from afar makes it that much more magical. There's a viewpoint called the...More

Thank BeMyTravelMuse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely place to walk though! The road leading from town to parking lot was the perfect spot to stop on the side of the road and take some pictures! Yes it was still a distance away but there were no other obstructions...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is one of the most impressive castles in the country, and it really reminds you of one of these from legends or tales of old. Leaving the main road, you´ll have to take a winding local one which goes uphill, providing picturesque views of...More

Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This Castle an be seen for miles and looks like a fairytale castle high up on the hill! We drove to Hohenzollern and parked, then took a shuttle bus to the castle (2 euro per person, one way) after buying our tickets for the castle...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We ended an e-bike ride at Hohenzollern and what a location. The last turns into the castle are so well kept and authentic. A very nice arrival area before entering this compact and gracious castle with classic towers. We had a nice guided tour of...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed September 27, 2018

It is a beautiful castle in a beautiful setting. The English language tour is excellent (and it is the only way to see the inside of the castle). I got to the castle by taking the train from Stuttgart to Hechingen and then the local...More

Thank mickmcdonnal
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Really cool place, took the tour and got to see inside the rooms, great hall, and the treasury which holds a real king's crown. Beautiful mountaintop views of the whole town.

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June 14, 2018|
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Response from alexingohr | Reviewed this property |
Like my colleague above says, no taxis there but you can call one to pick you up.
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Pandiabala | Reviewed this property |
Not allowed inside the castle. Outside the castle it's allowed
September 5, 2016|
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Response from Falk F | Reviewed this property |
PS: Correction, it would be about 15 to 30 EUR by taxi. please google for the hvb hechingen hohenzollern castle bus transfer. There is an English version. For general public bus transfer, please click on the link they offer... More