Rheinberg with its castle in style of Frederick Rococo, its pretty city center and its surrounding watery landscape is one of the most popular destinations in Brandenburg.
Rheinsberg Castle was honored by Theodor Fontane's "Walks through the Mark Brandenburg" and Kurt Tucholsky’s "Rheinsberg A Picture Book for Lovers". Today the castle belongs to the Foundations of “Prussian Palaces” and “Gardens Berlin-Brandenburg” and hosts a Literature Museum dedicated to Kurt Tucholsky. None other than Frederick the Great is said to have spent the happiest time of his life as Crown Prince in Rheinsberg. With the help of architect Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff Frederick had the castle expanded extensively. Rheinsberg therefore applies as a model for Sanssouci Castle.
The castle on the water is a good starting point for further activities in the Ruppin country. Anyone planning a weekend finds cheap sleep inns and hotels from the mid to the upper category in Rheinsberg. Rheinsberg is located at the gateway to the Mecklenburg Lake District, so that tourists can also travel to many holiday accommodations by private boat.
For railway enthusiasts a train ride with the historic steam trains from Berlin to Rheinsberg station is legendary and combines the railway romance with a visit of Rheinsberg. Besides the use of Rheinsberg Castle as a museum, numerous events such as special tours, lectures and concerts take place throughout the year.
- Rheinsberg Castle:
- November - Dezember:
- Tue - Sun: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
- January - March : 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
- Tue - Sun: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
- April - October:
- Tue - Sun: 10:00 am - 05:30 pm
- Entry Rheinsberg Castle: Adults with audio guide: 8.00 Euro; combi ticket (Rheinsberg Castle & Kurt Tucholsky Museum): 10.00 Euro | audio guides available in German and English, audio guide for children in German