Schwerin is the state capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in northern Germany. It’s known for Schwerin Castle, a neo-Renaissance palace with ornate rooms and elaborate gardens. The castle sits on an island in Lake Schwerin, one of several picturesque lakes. The Staatliches Museum Schwerin has 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, including works by Peter Paul Rubens. In the old town is Gothic Schwerin Cathedral.
Discover seven of Germany’s beautiful palaces and castles from a bird’s-eye view! Our Flying Guide takes you to Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, Heidelberg Castle, Schwerin Castle, Marienburg Castle, Sigmaringen Castle, Ludwigsburg Palace and Lichtenstein Castle. Come check out these architectural gems in Germany!