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10 Most Beautiful Castles in Germany

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Do you like castles? Then you should definitely go to Germany on holiday. Here you can visit many beautiful castles. Ideal for beautiful walks. And all this in a fairytale setting. In this article we give you a top 10 of beautiful castles in Germany.

10. Lichtenstein Castle

Lichtenstein Castle is located in Southern Germany. At an altitude of 817 meters, above the river Echaz, you imagine yourself in a medieval setting. Yet the castle is not as old as it looks: Lichtenstein Castle was built in the nineteenth century. At that time (the Romantic period) people were fascinated by the Middle Ages.

9. Schwerin Castle

Are you on holiday in the northeast of Germany? Then go to Schwerin Castle. The castle is located in a unique location in the city: on an island in a lake. The Schweriner Schloss (the German name) was built between the fourteenth and the sixteenth century. The outside and the inside of the castle are very special. In the throne room you can admire beautiful decorations for hours.

8. Hohenschwangau Castle

Hohenschwangau Castle is located in the state of Bavaria, not far from the famous Neuschwanstein Castle (later in the list). A visit to these two attractions can therefore easily be combined. Hohenschwangau Castle is a neo-Gothic castle and was built between 1832 and 1836. Striking are the four corner towers and the yellowish color of the building, which give the castle a medieval appearance. Do you like murals? Then check out the more than 90 murals in the castle.

7. Wartburg

The Wartburg can be found in the heart of Germany in the state of Thuringia. At the top of a mountain top near the town of Eisenach, you will discover a very old castle: it was built at the end of the eleventh century. However, the building’s interior dates back to the nineteenth century. History buffs take note: this is where Martin Luther stayed. The Wartburg has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1999.

6. Mespelbrunn Castle

Anyone who thought that castles are always big is wrong. Mespelbrunn Castle is a good example of a small but impressive castle. Dream away in the Bavarian countryside by visiting this beautiful moated castle in the Elsava Valley. Mespelbrunn Castle has remained very intact due to its remote location. It has never been damaged by wars. Much of the castle dates back to the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

5. Cochem Castle

From the boat on the river Moselle you can see a wonderful castle on top of a hill. That is the Rijksburcht Cochem. At a height of 100 meters you can enjoy the high church tower and outbuildings of the castle. Construction started around the year 1000. The view from the Castle is phenomenal: you can enjoy a panorama of the city of Cochem, the Moselle and the rolling hills with vines for hours.

4. Marburg Castle

Do you want to visit a castle in the Sauerland and do you like history? Then you should definitely visit the Castle of Marburg. You can’t believe your eyes on a mountain above the river Lahn. The castle has undergone many changes since the Middle Ages. The gothic elements have been well preserved. Important documents about the Nazi regime were found in Marburg Castle. Today a museum is located in the building.

3. Hohenzollern Castle

If you are in the Black Forest, you can hardly ignore Burg Hohenzollern. The castle was built in the 15th century and underwent a neo-Gothic metamorphosis in the 19th century. Here you will find an ideal combination of nature and culture: Burg Hohenzollern is located on a hill and is surrounded by a fairytale green forest. Partly thanks to the authentic interior, this castle attracts a lot of attention: every year the Burg receives more than 300,000 visitors.

2. Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is the highlight of the state of Bavaria and the most famous castle in Germany. The castle is extremely popular with many tourists: there are 1.4 million visitors per year. Neuschwanstein Castle is like a dream. With its 200 rooms, the castle is very impressive and you will find beautiful nature in the area. Here you can take hours of pictures of the castle, the mountains and the deep blue river that meanders through the landscape.

1. Burg Eltz

Burg Eltz is a hidden gem in the Moselle region in western Germany. Since it was built for 500 years, the castle has features from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The thick imposing walls of the Burg and the wooded surroundings attract many photographers. Need ideas for a good wedding photography? When you visit Burg Eltz, you end up in a real fairytale. In the fog and in the snow it almost looks ghostly …

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