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Beautiful country palace

This is a stunningly beautiful country palace (German "Schloss") close to the village of Pommersfelden. It was built in the early 18th century and served as a summer residence for... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Weinheim, Germany
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Weinheim, Germany
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354 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is a stunningly beautiful country palace (German "Schloss") close to the village of Pommersfelden. It was built in the early 18th century and served as a summer residence for the dukes of Bamberg. You can not visit during winter - only from April through to October.

Thank saltacity
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This place is the meaning of peace I lived there for one month, and am looking forward to back again to this beautiful place...

Thank Marcellino S
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A grand palace with a monumental staircase, she'll grotto room & beautiful marble hall. Entry is by guided tour only (in German, and rather sparse sheets in English given to help). Surrounding park couldn't be accessed with pushchair as it was through a turnstile. Small shop, no on site cafe or restaurant available. It was closed! Not suitable for disabled/buggies... More 

Thank Jenny L
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1,188 reviews
567 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 603 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I can only write down that the tour (€ 7.00 a head) is very interesting, with a well-informed guide (tour is in German), because picture taking inside was prohibited. Outside the mansion is very impressive. Parking is free, with a number of places next to the entrance gate and a parking lot down the road. Inside, the most stunning room,... More 

1 Thank Hendrik_NL
Bath England
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71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

From the outside the schloss is very impressive and has obviously had some recent restoration. The interior though was disappointing. There is also no garden just parkland. You have to take a guided tour which is in German but you are given a sheet to read in your language. There was only 5 on our tour but the guide completely... More 

Thank Harleygirl1340
Warsaw, Poland
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171 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Schloss Weissenstein amazes from the very first contact with its magnitude - it's bigger than many royal palaces, even though it had belonged and still belongs to a noble, yet not royal, family. You can also see this magnitude inside, as the biggest room is also one of the biggest you will ever experience in any castle or palace. The... More 

1 Thank kamczan
Bamberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2013

I have had the honor to travel a lot in Germany, and my wife and I love to see castles and the like. Last week a friend who is from the Bamberg, Germany area asked if I wanted to go see a Castle or Schloss that even he had not been to. It was about 20-30 min drive from Bamberg... More 

3 Thank David and Erin W
Honolulu, Hawaii
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708 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

As a previous poster stated, it's a hidden gem. Strangely my GPS routed me very near Pommersfelden so we stopped by on our way home from Bamberg. It's a nice palace in the middle of nowhere. Stop by if you're in the area.

Thank travelmeisteren
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

This beautiful baroque palace is a little off the beaten path, but that's what makes it so interesting. It's around 40 minutes southeast of the gem of a town Bamberg. It survived the ravages of WWII due to its location. It is only open April through October for visit, but if you're in the area during that time do not... More 

4 Thank Tomkam
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Reviewed 11 June 2012

The castle is located in a small village, named Pommersfelden. You will find it less than 40 km south east from Bamberg. If you on your way from the north to the south of Germany, you will pass the village on the motorway A3 (exit Pommersfelden). Its only 3 km to drive and you will see the castle soon (follow... More 

1 Thank PinguinWien

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