Top ChoicePalace in Ludwigsburg


Nicknamed the 'Swabian Versailles', the Residenzschloss is an extravagant 452-room baroque, rococo and Empire affair. The 90-minute chateau tours (in German) leave every half-hour; there are English tours at...

Gardens in Ludwigsburg

Blühendes Barock

Appealing in summer is a fragrant stroll amid the herbs, rhododendrons and gushing fountains of the Blühendes Barock gardens. Admission includes entry to the Märchengarten.

Palace in Ludwigsburg

Schloss Favorite

Sitting in parkland a five-minute walk north of the Residenzschloss is the petite baroque palace Schloss Favorite, built between 1717 and 1723 for Duke Eberhard Ludwig. It was mostly used as a hunting palace and...

Square in Ludwigsburg


Dominated by a twin-spired, powderpuff-pink church and rimmed by arcaded houses, Ludwigsburg's striking market square was laid out in the 18th century in the baroque style by the Italian architect of the age,...