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Veitshöchheim Palace and Court Garden

Veitshöchheim Palace and Court Garden
Veitshöchheim Palace

The summer palace of the Würzburg Prince-Bishops, built in 1680/82, was enlarged in 1753 by Balthasar Neumann. The rooms furnished in 1810 for Grand Duke Ferdinand of Tuscany with their rare paper wall-coverings are a highlight of the interior.

The famous Rococo Garden, a magnificent creation with lakes and waterworks, dates from the reign of Prince-Bishop Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim (1755-1779). It is populated by over 200 sandstone sculptures of gods, animals and allegorical figures by the court sculptors Ferdinand Tietz and Johann Peter Wagner.

Hours: April -October: 9 am-6 pm, closed Mondays. Closed November-March. The rooms on the upper floor can only be visited with a guided tour. There are guided tours at 10, 11, 12 pm and 2, 3, 4, 5 pm. The exhibition on the history of the Court Garden at the ground floor can also only be visited with a guided tour.

Admission: Adults 4 €, Concessions 3 €.

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Address: Echterstrasse 10, 97209 Veitshöchheim
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