Sanssouci Palace: Summer Castle & World Heritage

Welcome to Potsdam and Sanssouci Park! With an inspiring quote from Frederick the Great, “Everyone shall be happy in their own way,” we welcome you to our site. This quote not only symbolizes the cultural diversity of Frederick the Great but also the unique architecture of Sanssouci Palace, built according to the ideas of King Frederick II and plans by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this fascinating place and be enchanted by the beauty of the palace and its surroundings. Learn more about the culture and magnificent grounds of Sanssouci Park and discover the magic of this unique place.

“Everyone shall be happy in their own way.” (Frederick the Great)

Sanssouci Palace in Sanssouci Park in Potsdam is a true highlight of any trip and an internationally renowned landmark in the heart of the city. Built from 1745-1747, the palace is the radiant centerpiece and highlight of the entire Sanssouci Park complex. Its majestic presence attracts visitors from near and far and is an integral part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty and charm of this summer palace of Frederick II. Immerse yourself in a fascinating journey through time and discover the glorious history and architecture of the palace. Enjoy the unique atmosphere and picturesque surroundings of Sanssouci Park, which promises an unforgettable experience with its artistic gardens and other attractions. Explore the magnificent interiors, stroll through the enchanting gardens, and let yourself be inspired by the beauty of past eras. Sanssouci Palace is a place that will captivate you with its elegance and history – a true gem in the heart of Potsdam.

We warmly invite you to experience the magic of Sanssouci Palace and be enchanted by its timeless beauty. Come and immerse yourself in the history and splendor of this unique place – a journey you will never forget!

Sanssouci Palace: Information

Welcome to our page where you can find all the information about Sanssouci Palace and Sanssouci Park! If you’re planning a trip to Potsdam, we also provide practical tips for getting there. While Sanssouci Palace is undoubtedly the main attraction in the park, the park itself has many other fascinating attractions to offer, which we have compiled for you. Here you will get a comprehensive overview of everything Sanssouci Park has to offer.

To assist you in planning your trip, we have also set up a FAQ page where all the important questions about Sanssouci Palace are answered. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We regularly update and expand our questions and answers to ensure that you have all the information you need.

We aim to make your trip to Potsdam an unforgettable experience and are happy to provide you with all the information and tips you need. Enjoy your visit to Sanssouci Palace and explore the beauty of Sanssouci Park in all its facets!

Important travel information: put together compactly for you

Potsdam is excellently and conveniently accessible by nearly all modes of transportation. To ensure smooth access to Sanssouci Park, we have compiled all the important information for your journey. If you plan to arrive by car, you will find an overview of parking options near the park and the palace. However, we recommend using public transportation to explore Potsdam stress-free. The Berlin WelcomeCard is an ideal choice as it not only allows you to use public transportation but also offers many discounts for your exploration.

For your accommodation, we’ve got you covered. Discover our hotel overview with an interactive map or explore our selection of interesting hotel offers in Potsdam. We recommend booking your hotel in advance, as hotel capacities in Potsdam, especially during the peak season, are limited. In case something unexpected happens, you can usually amend or cancel your reservation without any issues. We want to ensure that your trip to Potsdam is an unforgettable experience and are happy to provide you with all the useful information and recommendations you need. Welcome to Potsdam and enjoy your exploration journey!

Sanssouci Palace & Park tickets

We want to ensure you have the best possible visit, which is why we have compiled all the important information regarding opening hours and ticket purchases for you.

Please note that prices and opening hours may vary, so we recommend checking again before your arrival. Occasional renovations or maintenance work may lead to temporary closures, and we want to ensure you can enjoy your experience smoothly. To make the most of your visit, we generally recommend guided tours. Local guides provide you with interesting insights and take you to some lesser-known spots in the park and the city. We have put together some great tour offers for you, guaranteeing an unforgettable and insightful experience.

Secure your tickets and experience the beauty of Sanssouci Palace and Sanssouci Park to the fullest. We look forward to welcoming you to this enchanting world and providing you with an unforgettable time!

Information about history and construction and architecture

On our website, you will find comprehensive information about the history, construction, and architecture of Sanssouci Palace, as well as details about its interiors, the crypt, and the vineyard terraces. We aim to provide you with a deep insight into the fascinating history of this cultural heritage. If you would like to learn even more about Sanssouci, we are happy to provide additional literature recommendations on this topic. Explore the grandeur and beauty of this historic palace and let yourself be enchanted by its story.


Immerse yourself in the impressive beauty of Sanssouci Palace! In addition to comprehensive information, we also provide you with a variety of pictures so you can get a first impression of the splendor of the palace before your visit. Browse through our numerous galleries and let yourself be enchanted by the historical grandeur and unique charm of Sanssouci.

We hope that our information and images have already provided you with an initial overview. However, if you have any remaining questions or would like to learn more details, please feel free to contact us anytime.