Staufenberg Castle

Durbach, Germany

Staufenberg Castle was built originally in the 11th century, but it was not documented until 12th century. It was damaged during the Thirty Years' War and looted in 1689 by French army. In the 19th century it was altered to a Romantic style residence. Today it hosts a winery and can be rented for weddings and other events.


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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)

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Indra Erste (13 months ago)
Fantastic view! And very good local wine. We choose salad with salmon. Excelen choice. But you should try local speciality - flammenkuchen!
Frederik (2 years ago)
We enjoyed a nice meal, but when it's just opened at around noon, it's a long wait in the self-service queue to order food/drinks. Beautiful views of Germany and Switzerland!
Roshma Ravindran (2 years ago)
The Staufenberg Castle was the highlight of out trip to the black-forest region! It's a beautiful castle on a hill. The view is simple to die for! We drove right up to the castle parking and then walked up to their terrace cafe/ restaurant. To sip cool wine on a hot sunny day and watch the sun go down was an amazing experience. We tried couple of different flammkuchen and risotto. All of which we delicious. This is definitely a place we will go back to!
Carlos Negrin Bolanos (2 years ago)
I cannot speak better words from this place, I'm in absolute love with it! Please consider visiting if you find yourself in the area! Have a flamekuchen up on the terrace, truly amazing sites all around and better when the weather is inviting! Summer months usually. Consider bringing the family or your better half to see!
Koloss Tt (3 years ago)
Really nice place to be on top of a mountain overlooking the region. They serve some basic food in good quality. Wines were also tasty from the region / own vineyards. For the simplicity of queuing to order your food from a counter and bringing drinks and food to your table yourself, one would expect some marginally lower price level (paid almost 70€ for 2 persons with 1 bottle of one of the cheapest wines)
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