Royal Christmas Market
on 1. and 2. Advent weekend
01 - 03 + 08 - 10 December 2017
In an astoundingly beautiful ambience on the ancestral seat of the Prussian Royal family, the Royal Christmas Market on the Hohenzollern Castle is very rightly regarded as being one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany. A broad spectrum of exhibitors as well as a stylish supporting program invite to a festive delight, to experience, discover an shop.
Because of the Christmas Market taking place in some of the interior rooms, there are no guided tours possible on the market days. But the treasure room, the two churches and the cellar are open.
Children and pupils up to 16 years are free.
Adults: 10,00 Euro
Reduced price: 8,00 Euro
Tickets are available at the parking lot shop and at the entrance office box (online tickets are not available). The entrance prices include fees for parking and shuttle bus. Season ticket is valid.
|Friday||01 December 2017||2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||02 December 2017||11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||03 December 2017||11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
|Friday||08 December 2017||2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||09 December 2017||11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||10 December 2017||11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.|
On these days the castle is closed out of the above mentioned opening hours.
The several parking lots are connected with the Hohenzollern Castle via shuttle bus service.
A detailed plan of the different parking facilities you find here.
The big shuttle bus is on duty ca. every 30 minutes on the route Hechingen Station – Obertorplatz* – Hofgut Domäne – Parking lot Burg Hohenzollern and of course the same way back to the station. From the parking lot Burg Hohenzollern the small shuttle busses drive to the castle's entrance.
* Only a few metres from Obertroplatz there is the parking deck Neustraße Hechingen centre, which can be used for free on Christmas Market-Saturday/-Sunday.