Neuschwanstein Castle on the top of the mountain in Bavaria, Germany
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15 Most Beautiful Castles in Germany

Germany is home to the most beautiful castles in Europe. However with over 20,000 castle to choose from, the decision of which one to visit can feel overwhelming. So to help make your life easier, we have handpicked the best castles in Germany for you below.

1. Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle on the top of the mountain in Bavaria, Germany
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2. Burg Eltz

Eltz Castle in Germany
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3. Hohenzollern Castle

View of Hohenzollern Castle in the Swabian Alps - Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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4. Lichtenstein Castle

Castle Lichtenstein in Germany
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5. Schwerin Castle

Castle of Schwerin in Germany
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6. Reichsburg Castle (Cochem castle)

Castle Cochem
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7. Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg Castle in Germany
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8. Hohenschwangau Castle

he castle of Hohenschwangau in Bavaria, Germany.
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9. Drachenburg Castle

Colomn of Castle Drachenburg, Dragon Castle, Germany
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10. Mespelbrunn Castle

The beautiful and romantic castle, Mespelbrunn in Germany
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11. Schonburg Castle

Castle Schoenburg Oberwesel, Germany
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12. Lowenburg Castle

Abbey and walls of Lowenburg, Bergpark, Germany
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13. Wartburg Castle

View of the famous Wartburg - a world heritage site, Thuringia, Germany
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14. Burg Altena

Castle Altena Sauerland Germany
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15. Glucksburg Castle

The Castle of Glucksburg in Flensburg German
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16. Wernigerode Castle

Castle above the clouds in Wernigerode
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The Author

Jazzy is a professional travel writer and the editor-in-chief at Road Affair. She has been traveling around the world with her partner in crime, Ben, since 2012.

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