A „porcelain palace“ to rival any in Europe
Rastatt Favorite Palace

Visitor Information

Opening Times

Corona virus COVID-19


The monuments of the State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Württemberg are closed until at least Sunday, December 20, 2020.
All guided tours, special tours, concerts and other events planned for this period are cancelled. Events by external organizers or private individuals cannot take place either. This cancellation regulation is initially valid until at least December 20, 2020 inclusive, and beyond that date in accordance with the general development of the overall situation.

Further information


May only be viewed as part of a guided tour.

16 november to 14 march


15 March to 30 September

Tue. - Sun., Holiday
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Last admission at 5.00 pm

1 october to 15 november

Tue. - Sun., Holiday
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Last admission at 4.00 pm

Warning: Falling Branches
Due to dry and hot conditions, trees in the gardens and parks have been losing limbs, some of which are quite large. This occurs because the high temperatures cause evaporation in the wood, meaning that sap is no longer able to reach the leaves and cells at the tops of the trees, which is why they begin to shed limbs.
The dry, hot weather last summer caused weakening and damage to the trees, and this impact is now being seen.
To ensure the safety of our visitors, certified arborists check the trees regularly and thoroughly, both through sight checks and inspections. Furthermore, dead wood is regularly felled and removed to ensure safety. The shedding of limbs, however, is a protective measure undertaken by the trees themselves and can therefore not be anticipated. Branches as well as limbs up to 50 cm in diameter can be affected. 
State Palaces and Gardens Management asks that all visitors remain on park paths and expressly warns against spending time under established trees or in their general vicinity, even if the shade is tempting!

Fire Danger in the Gardens
Due to high temperatures and a lack of rainfall, the fields and meadows in the historic gardens and parks are very dry. Open flame or grilling is never permitted in the parks and gardens, but visitors are also expressly asked to refrain from dropping cigarettes, glass bottles, or other trash on the grounds. This will help keep the grounds clean, but it will also help prevent anyone from inadvertently starting a fire in the vegetation.

guided tours

Guided tours in German

15 MArch to 30 septeMBer

Tue - Sun and public holidays 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm

Guided tours in German (with translation text).

1 octoBer to 15 noveMBer

Tue - Sun and public holidays 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm

Guided tours in German (with translation text).

Group tours and tours through the Eremitage (Hermitage), by arrange-ment with the Visitors` Centre.

Group tours in other languages on request (please call in advance).

Special tours as per schedule and by arrangement.


Palace (guided tour)

Adults 9,00 €
Reduced 4,50 €
Family 22,50 €
Groups of 20 or more per person8,10 €

Combined ticket

Adults 14,00 €
Reduced 7,00 €
Family 35,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person12,60 €

The combined ticket includes Favorite Palace, Rastatt Residential Palace (Belétage) and Military History Museum.

Disability Access

Information is available at Disability access

how to find us

journey description: Rastatt Favorite Palace, illustration: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, JUNG:Kommunikation


Rastatt Favorite Palace
Am Schloss Favorite 1
76437 Rastatt-Förch, Germany

getting there

By public transport: from the centre of Rastatt, take bus line 241 to the stop Förch.

contact us


Am Schloss Favorite
576437 Rastatt-Förch

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