Extraordinary gardens of European renown

Schwetzingen Palace

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Please note:
On Saturday, July 27th, 2019, a festival of lights ("Lichterfest") will be held in the palace gardens.
As this is an evening event, the palace gardens will close early on that day and guests will be asked to vacate the gardens at noon. The last admission will be at 11:00 AM.
Admission to the festival of lights will begin at 5:00 PM. A valid ticket is required.

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Please note:
On Friday, August 30th (set-up), Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st, 2019, this year's Classic Gala – International Concours d'Elegance, will be held in the palace gardens.
Due to set-up activities for the Classic Gala – International Concours d'Elegance, the palace gardens will close early on Friday, August 30th, 2019, and visitors will be asked to vacate the gardens at 6:00 PM. The last admission will be at 5:30 PM.
We welcome visitors to join us on Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st, 2019 between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM for the 15th Classic Gala in Schwetzingen's palace gardens.

Visitor Information

Opening Times

PALACE

The Palace may only be viewed as part of a guided tour.

The Rococo Theatre can only be viewed as part of a special tour. For more information and dates see special tour programme

CLOSED 24, 25, AND 31 DECEMBER

PALACE GARDENS

Now closed

31 MARCH TO 27 OCTOBER

LAST ADMISSION 7.30 PM

Mon. - Sun.
09:00 am - 08:00 pm

28 OCTOBER TO 30 MARCH

LAST ADMISSION 4.30 PM

Mon. - Sun.
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
24. December
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Last admission 12.00 noon
25. December
closed
31. December
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Last admission 12.00 noon

Guides Tours

Guided tours in German
Palace: 1 JANUARY 2019 TO 30 MARCH 2019
Fri 2 pm
Sat, Sun and public holidays 11 am, 1.30 pm, 3 pm
Palace: 31 MARCH 2019 TO 26 OCTOBER 2019
Mon - Wed, Fri 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm
Sat, Sun and public holidays 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm, 3.30 pm, 4.30 pm
Palace: 27 OCTOBER 2019 TO 28 MARCH 2020
Fri 2 pm
Sat and Sun and public holidays 11 am, 1.30 pm, 3 pm
Guided tours in english
31 MARCH TO 26 OCTOBER
Adults 10,00 €
Reduced 5,00 €
Family 25,00 €
Groups p.P. 20 or more persons9,00 €

Sun and public holidays 2.15 pm

Group tours, also in foreign languages, by arrangement.

Special tours as per schedule and by arrangement.

Admission

31 March to 26 October: Palace (Guided Tour included)
Through the rooms of the 18th century (60 min)
Adults 10,00 €
Reduced 5,00 €
Family 25,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person9,00 €
Through the rooms of the 18th and 19th century (90 min)
Adults 11,00 €
Reduced 5,50 €
Family 27,50 €
Groups of 20 or more per person9,90 €
Summer: Gardens
Adults 6,00 €
Reduced 3,00 €
Family 15,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person5,40 €
Winter: Palace (Guided Tour included)
Through the rooms of the 18th century (60 min)
Adults 8,00 €
Reduced 4,00 €
Family 20,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person7,20 €
Winter: Gardens
Adults 4,00 €
Reduced 2,00 €
Family 10,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person3,60 €
Yearly pass
Adults 25,00 €
Reduced 12,50 €