The land of Germany is famous for its wealth of fabulous, fairytale castles. Even so, the Schwerin Castle with its almost unparalleled magnificence and grandeur may put all the others to shame.
A landmark site not only for the town of Schwerin, but for the whole Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region, the castle is a grand feat of architectural genius and sits snugly on an island amidst the many lakes and forests of the region. There are in all 653 rooms inside the palace and an abundance of pointed towers. Once the ducal residence of the Grandduke of Schwerin, today the castle is the seat of parliament in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
You can visit the castle and the castle museum all year round. We recommend that you avail the opportunity of taking a guided tour that will let you on the many stories and secrets that lie behind the many rooms and objects of the castle. You may also choose for the Audioguide option, available in a variety of languages.Places nearby:
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