The magnificent Weissenstein Palace featured in “The Empress” now on Airbnb

Weissenstein Palace, the lavish 18th-century castle featured in Netflix’s latest period drama “The Empress,” opens its doors for a lavish stay fit for an Empress.

The remarkable palace is set to welcome guests to a lavish suite, which has undergone an imperial makeover that will transport guests back in time to the late 19th century, when Empress Elizabeth was at the height of her fame .

Located in Pommersfelden, Bavaria, Weissenstein Palace is steeped in rich heritage and is widely regarded as one of Germany’s greatest Baroque buildings. The historic palace features prominently in Netflix movies The Empress, where it serves as Sisi’s main royal residence. From November 2 at 7:00 p.m. CET, customers can request to book the exclusive staywhich is just one of many historic homes on Airbnb.

Weissenstein Palace

Weissenstein Castle has been occupied by the same family since its construction in the 18th century: the house of Schönborn. Host Countess Benedicta von Schönborn-Wiesentheid will welcome guests into the palace and lead them through the magnificent entrance hall to their grand suite. The sequel has been given an imperial makeover in the lavish style that Sisi would have been very familiar with.

Located in the west wing of the palace, the suite is normally reserved exclusively for the Schönborn family. During their stay, guests will enjoy an exclusive tour of the house, seeing parts of the buildings that are closed to the public – including the ornate “Shell Room” – where a Sisi-inspired dinner and breakfast will be served. .

How to book Weissenstein Castle

As Sisi would have celebrated her 185th birthday this year, aspiring emperors and empresses can request to book this exclusive stay for €185* starting November 2 at 7:00 p.m. CET at There are two individual reservations available, June 19 and June 20, 2023**, and each reservation can accommodate up to a maximum of two people.

“Empress Elizabeth, affectionately known as Sisi, is an all-time favorite historical figure: sportswoman, fashion icon, traveler, poet and tragic heroine who fell to the blade of an assassin. she was born in Bavaria, it’s both exciting and fitting to bring this legendary woman home and share a little insight into her world.

Hostess Countess Benedicta von Schönborn-Wiesentheid

About the Netflix series The Empress

When rebellious Elisabeth (“Sisi”) meets Franz, Emperor of Austria, the young couple’s extraordinary love completely blurs the dynasty’s power structure. After the wedding, the young empress must not only find herself in a world that is foreign to her, but also assert herself against Sophie, her stepmother, who was previously the most powerful woman at court.

Also, Franz’s unpredictable brother Maxi, who as the second born always stood in his powerful sibling’s shadow, turns Sisi’s emotional world upside down. As enemy troops form on the borders of the Habsburg Empire, a new revolution looms in Vienna. Elisabeth must find out who she can trust and what it costs to become the empress and the figure of hope for an entire nation.

The Empress

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