Lower Rhine Castles Palaces
Germany is known for its medieval palaces and castles. In the region of the Lower Rhine you will find beautiful castles and palaces as well as old manor houses from different centuries and in different architectural styles.
In the past, castles mostly served as protection and fortifications against hostile aggression. today they are tourist magnets. Palaces, on the other hand, were mostly the residence of nobles or industrial barons, and are very often still family-owned to this day.
Some of the castles and palaces and their gardens & parks are now among the most popular excursion destinations in the region. If you would like to be the lord of the castle yourself, take a look further. Many castle owners organize events or provide rooms for celebrations. Weddings at castles are also in trend.
In the region of the Lower Rhine you will find diverse historic buildings as castles, palaces, churches and more.
This map shows castles and palaces in the region of the lower rhine. You can enlarge map with a click [ ].