Bike Touring Highlight
The Schlosspark Marquardt is picturesquely situated on Schlänitzsee and was created in 1795 in the style of an English landscape park and reworked in 1823 after drawings Peter Joseph Lenné for the family von Bischoffwerder. The area measures about 14 hectares. Winding paths, old trees, surprising sightlines of the castle, the manor house or the Schlänitzsee, artificially created water courses and ponds, hilly grassy areas, gently sloping down the water, make a walk an entertaining pleasure. The viewing axis of the vacant castle along old plantains on the lake has remained open to this day. Also the estate ensemble with steward and distillery house as well as water tower is preserved. The park is freely accessible, the entrance free. A swimming area invites you to swim during the summer months.The poet Theodor Fontane devoted his own chapter to the town of Marquardt in his "Wanderings through the Mark Brandenburg". In it he refers to the originally old village as "just as attractive by its location as its history."The castle is not freely accessible. It serves as a venue for company parties, meetings, weddings and birthdays and is often used together with the park as a location for film productions.
May 2, 2019
Somewhat off the beaten track, which attracts every year to the famous palaces and gardens in the Brandenburg state capital of Potsdam, is the small community Marquardt with its eponymous castle and park. Picturesque, at the Schlänitzsee, one reaches Marquardt after about 5 km in a northwest direction by car from Potsdam.
Both the village and the castle can look back on a long and varied history stretching back to the 14th century.
The park, designed by Peter Joseph Lenné, offers the visitor a place of rest and relaxation, away from the often hectic life in the city.
Today, the castle serves as a venue for weddings, birthdays, corporate events, congresses, meetings u. Seminars. The castle and park are also often used for film and photographic work.
In the future, the house will also be animated with its own events. The revenue from all these uses will go back in full to the preservation and restoration of the facility.
May 2, 2019
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