Welcome to Plassenburg Castle

The former castle of the House of Hohenzollern, reigning above Kulmbach, is the city's landmark. The castle is home to four museums with diverse collections and fascinating information on the history of the castle, city and region.

Current information / Coronavirus

For a visit to our sights, the 2G plus rule applies, i.e. all visitors must either be

  • vaccinated against Covid-19
    (with a vaccine authorised in the EU)

  • or recovered from Covid-19.

You will need to bring appropriate proof (written or electronic) as well as a valid ID (identity card or passport).

IN ADDITION, a negative Corona test must be brought along.
Proof of a negative PCR test (maximum 48 hours old) or a rapid antigen test (maximum 24 hours old). No tests are offered, supervised or proofs issued on site!

Vaccinated persons who have additionally received a booster vaccination ("Booster") do not have to present a negative Corona test after 14 days following this vaccination.

Children under 12 years and 3 months are exempt from the 2G plus rule. Pupils are considered tested (pupil ID required).

Visitors are required to wear FFP2 masks. Children and young people between the ages of six and 16 only need to wear a medical face mask

Treasure trove of Pörbitsch