Visitor Information

Opening Times


Required for your visit are:

  • Collection of contact data:
    There is an obligation to collect and data process the contact details of guests for possible infection chain tracing in accordance with Section 6 of the Corona Regulation. 


Viewing the interiors is only possible in a guided tour; for times of tours see below.

all year long

Mon. - Sun., Holiday
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Last admission 4.30 pm
24. December
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
31. December
09:00 am - 01:00 pm

Palace Garden

Open to the public during daylight hours

German Apothecary Museum

1 April to 31 October

Mon. - Sun., Holiday
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Last admission at 4.40 pm

1 November to 31 March

Mon. - Sun., Holiday
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Last admission at 4.10 pm

Please note:

  • Together with the collection of personal data in the Visitor Center, a time slot of 1 hour visit duration will be assigned.
  • Masks are mandatory in the entire castle courtyard. 
  • Compliance with hygiene rules and minimum distances are mandatory.
  • A maximum of 400 visitors are allowed in the castle courtyard and in the areas requiring admission at the same time. Please understand that this may cause delays during your visit.

Please note:
In addition to the collection of personal data, a daily negative COVID-19 rapid test or proof of vaccination or convalescence is required to ride the mountain railroad.

According to the Corona Ordinance of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg, we are obliged to request your contact details such as surname and first name, address and telephone number as well as date of visit, time (from - to), start time of the guided tour. The purpose of the survey is to ensure the fastest possible traceability of the chains of infection with the virus.   

Save possible waiting time at the cash desk and print out your contact form in advance and bring it filled out to your visit. Of course, it is also possible to fill it out on site.

Download contact form (PDF - not barrier-free) Data protection information on the collection of personal data

Guided Tours

Guided tours in German

1 april to 31 october

Mon - Sun 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm

1 november to 31 march

Mon - Fri 11 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, 4 pm
Sat and Sun 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm
Guided tours in english

1 April to 31 October

Mon - Sun 12.15 pm, 2.15 pm

1 novemBer to 31 mArch

Mon - Fri 11.15 Am, 12.15 pm, 2.15 pm And 4.15 pm
Sat and Sun 11.15 am, 12.15 pm, 1.15 pm, 2.15 pm, 3.15 pm, 4.15 pm

Group tours, also outside opening times, available by arrangement.
Special tours as per schedule and by arrangement.


Palace Ticket

Adults 9,00 €
Reduced 4,50 €

Includes use of the Funicular Railway, Courtyard, Great Tun, German Apothecary Museum

Guided Tours (additional fee)

Adults 6,00 €
Reduced 3,00 €
Family 15,00 €
Audio Guide (in several languages) 5,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person 5,40 €