Hohenhundersingen Castle

Münsingen, Germany

The ruined Hohenhundersingen rock castle was built around 1100 by Hunderingen family. It was destroyed in 1530. Today ruins are still visible.


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Founded: c. 1100
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)


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Matthias Hinsken (7 months ago)
Nice destination for a short hike. I wouldn't travel specifically for this, but if you're in the suburbs you should go up. It offers a very nice view over the place.
Holger Schaller (7 months ago)
The Lautertal is always worth a visit, and from the ruins you have a beautiful view of the valley. The ruin itself wasn't really my thing, because apart from a tower that you can't climb, there is only a small lawn with benches. My tip is to visit Hohen-Gundelfingen Castle or Derneck.
Claudia Stapf (13 months ago)
Hiked to the ruins early in the morning for sunrise. Accessible tower, incredibly beautiful view of the town below and into the Lautertal. From the parking lot, the castle ruins can be reached on foot in about 10 minutes, the path goes steeply in serpentines through the forest, then a steel staircase to the ruins. Before you get to the ruins you can climb a rock in front, from which you have a beautiful view of the Hohenhundersingen. There are nice seating areas in the forecourt of the castle.
Michael Werner Müller (2 years ago)
Beautiful old keep with ruins from the 13th century. Well suited as a hiking destination from the Lautertal.
Markus O. Schmidt (3 years ago)
The ruins are above the village and can be reached more or less from the front via a short climb. A sign on the road shows the way. There is currently a construction site right there and parking in the village is a bit difficult. From the ruins you have a wonderful view of the valley and the rock formations opposite. A metal staircase takes you the last bit up. There, wooden benches and tables invite you to have a snack.
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