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Ahrensburg castle

Castles and gardens

Discover Stormarn's royal side. Fairytale castles nestled into the landscape take you by surprise when they come into sight. The most famous one is the brilliantly white Castle Ahrensburg with its four towers. But Castle Reinbek, the only castle which, from a historical point of view, is actually a palace, is well worth a visit not to be missed. Stormarn's gardens and parks also tell stories of aristocratic times. From Baroque garden to Chinese garden, from romantic to structured - in Stormarn you will find garden art in various designs.

Ahrensburg castle

Ahrensburg castle with its four distinctive towers was built around 1585 in Renaissance style and today it is considered a unique testimony of Schleswig aristocratic culture showing stylish interiors with fantastic panelling, parquet floors, stuccoed ceilings, fine furnishings, paintings and Meissen porcelain. On slippers you glide through centuries of fine home decor. In addition to the general guided tours through the house, themed tours are also offered. With the audio guide you can explore the Museum at your own pace. And for those who would like to celebrate a special event in a particularly unique setting, the impressive vaulted cellars are available.


Stiftung Schloss Ahrensburg
Lübecker Straße 1
22926 Ahrensburg

Opening hours

daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. - closed Monday and Friday
November-Februayr: We Sa., Su.: 11 a.m. -5 p.m.


+49 41 02 - 425 10

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