Guided tours of the castle

Please be advised, that it can only be visited with a guided tour and is not accessible for visitors with mobility problems. Dogs and other animals except guide dogs are not allowed to the museum.

Please note the Covid Rules for guided tours in the castle:

Please note the Covid Rules for guided tours in the castle:

  • Bookings must be made in advance
  • Max. 60 min for the guided tour

Guided Tours dates 2023

- Sunday, 21st of May – International day of museums 11am
- Sunday, 18th of June 11am
- Sunday, 30th of July 11am
- Sunday, 10th of September – Open monument day 11am
- Sunday, 3rd of October, 11am

Admission charge 5 € per person. Children 3 € (unter 18 years)
The castle can only be visited within a guided tour. We offer guided tours in German and English for groups of more than 10 people.

Our tour program in Leitheim

castle tour

On one of the most beautiful southern slopes of the Donau stands Leitheim Castle. The chronicler Martin Scheidler once wrote the following about Leitheim Castle:

"Abbot Elias has the chapel in Leitheim rebuilt and adorned with altars and pictures; likewise that charming little castle, from which the eye is delighted by the most magnificent distant view, the body by the free air, and the spirit by the inner pleasure. "

Want to know why in Leitheim was built this beautiful summer residence? Would you like to enjoy the distant view and enjoy one of the most beautiful room creations of South German Rococo? And why did an abbot build this castle? All these questions will be answered during a guided tour of the castle. In addition, you will also learn informative and moving about the people who lived here over the centuries. Immerse yourself in an exciting and eventful piece of history and be there when it says: "Welcome to Leitheim Castle".


This tour is offered in German and English and lasts about 45 minutes
Admission: 5 € for adults, 3 € for children and teenagers (up to 18 years).
Guided tours for more than 10 people are offered by appointment.

Family Guided Tour

Why is there a castle in Leitheim? How did princesses and princes live in earlier years? Why are many animals found in and around the castle? How did monks live hundreds of years ago and how did a church service go back then? And how is a ceiling painting actually created? And what is it about the devil in the glass? All these questions are answered in a child-friendly way during a family tour of Leitheim Castle. Dive with your children into the exciting and moving history of Leitheim Castle, and be there when it is said: "Who would like to be a princess or prince?"


This tour is offered in German and is suitable for children from about 7 years. It lasts about 35 minutes.
Admission: 5 euros for adults, 3 euros for children and young people (up to 18 years)
Guided tours are offered by appointment for more than 10 paying persons..


Please make your reservation by calling +49 (0) 9097 – 485 98-0 or send us an e-mail.