A fortress and widow's residence

Kirchheim Palace

Kirchheim Palace, garden room; photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Haseloff

Welcome

Kirchheim Palace; photo: Landesmedienzentrum Baden-Württemberg, unknown

Go on a journey of discovery

Kirchheim Palace, inner courtyard; photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Arnim Weischer

Delve into the world of the duchesses

An attractive Renaissance-stylebuilding, Kirchheim Palace is probably the best-maintained example of the fortresses built by the duchy of Württemberg. And as the only remaining widows' residence, or dower house, it offers a rare glimpse into 19th century home life.