Neu-Windeck Castle

Lauf, Germany

Neu-Windeck castle was built around 1300 by the Lords of Windeck. Already in 1580 the castle was called a ruin. The gothic ruin consists of 20m high tower, dungeons and curtain walls.


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Founded: 1300
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)


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Thorsten Klug (8 months ago)
Beautiful ruin.
Anuj Malhotra (10 months ago)
Cute small ruin, picturesque but not much to see or do here!
arkbuilder 2012 (16 months ago)
Grandmothers house right below the castle ruins. Used to play there as a child and have been back to visit many times. Lots of wonderful memories. Happy to see that work is being done to preserve this historic site. Little known fact is that there is an escape tunnel that runs from the tower all the way to Burg Windeck.
Christian Kohler (2 years ago)
Beautiful, albeit small, castle ruins on the edge of the Ortenau. Ideal as a stop on a hike through beautiful Lauf. There is seating, and you can climb the tower to enjoy the great view. We love coming here!
Kate C. (5 years ago)
Great place to rest ? easy way to get there ?
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