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Tharpaland Kadampa Meditation Centre

Schloss Sommerswalde
Sommerswalde 8,
16 727 Oberkrämer
Schwante (near Berlin)

Telephone: +49 33055 220 533

Opening hours

Thursday & Friday: 14:00 – 17h
Saturday & Sunday: 11:30 – 17h


Directions to Tharpaland Kadampa Meditation Centre

Tharpaland Kadampa Meditation Centre is located at Schloss Sommerswalde which is part of the village of Schwante in Oberkrämer. It is 10km away from the next city of Oranienburg and 20km north of Berlin. Train times and tickets info

Arriving by car

Coming from the A10 take the B96 exit to Oranienburg, then the third exit ‘Oranienburg-Zentrum’. At the traffic lights turn right, direction ‘Kremmen’. Drive 6km down the road, at the sign ‘Sommerswalde’ turn right into the small driveway. Then turn right and on the left hand side you will see the castle. Follow the road around and parking is behind the building.

Arriving at Schönefeld Airport

  • Taxi from Schönefeld Airport to Tharpaland, Schloss Sommerswalde, approximate cost: 140€

By public transport, from Flughafen Schönefeld Terminal, 6 min walk to Schönefeld Bhf (train station). Buy a ticket for districts ABC, cost = 4.20 Euros

  • Take train S9 (direction to Spandau) to Friedrichstraße
  • At Friedrichstraße change and take S1 to Oranienburg
  • At Oranienburg take taxi (20minutes) to Schloss Sommerswalde, approximate cost: 24€ – 28€


Arriving at Tegel Airport

  • Taxi from Flughafen Tegel Airport to Tharpaland, Schloss Sommerswalde, approximate cost:60€ – 75€

By public transport from Flughafen Tegel Airport to Tharpaland:

  • Take bus 128 to Kurt- Schumacher-Platz (Berlin) change
  • Take train U6 to Tegel (Berlin) change
  • Take train S25 to Hennigsdorf Bhf  
  • Take train from Hennisgdorf Bhf to Schwante or
  • Take taxi from Hennigsdorf Bhf (20minutes) to Tharpaland, Schloss Sommerswalde, approximate cost: 24€ – 28€

 Please double check your train and bus connections on this link: BVG.de

Taxi from Oranienburg

approximately cost: 24€ – 28€

Schmidt: (+49) 3301 800 800
Rosche (+49) 3301 525 132

Bus from Oranienburg to Sommerswalde: 

There is the bus line from Oranienburg to Sommerswalde.

Walking from Schwante train station:

Approximately. 20 – 25 minutes.
Cross the railway tracks at the crossing, turn right onto the main road, leaving the village. Walk along the main road, after about 15 – 20 minutes the foot path ends and you will need to walk the last three minutes on the road. Follow the road until you reach a right-hand curve, come off the main road. This will be sign posted ‘Sommerswalde’ and Tharpaland is straight ahead.