Aschhausen Castle

Schöntal, Germany

The oldest part of Aschhausen castle in Schöntal was built in the 13th-14th centuries. In the early 16th century owner Hans Georg von Aschhausen supported the local robber baron, but in 1523 Swabian League sent army to destroy total of 23 this kind of camps of robber barons. Aschhausen castle was also destroyed. 

Later it was restored and round tower was added in 1537. The current appearance dates from the 18th century.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Roland Besserer (9 months ago)
We had a private tour on August 9th, pictures of the interior are only permitted for private purposes. The weather was bad that day, so the pictures aren't particularly good. However, you can come to events and certainly look at some things. Yesterday I had permission to take pictures with my drone, but only for private purposes.
Blowjo Turbo (10 months ago)
We were guests at an event there this summer. Personnel was assigned by the tenant. Unfortunately, the toilets were not served here that evening, as they were not clean beforehand. Elevator to the granary (banquet hall) was equipped with a hardware store winch, so it was extremely loud if you sat next to it. Emergency exit stairs were unfortunately even lit, here you guessed the steps when they come. Grain reception point was randomly thrown with OSB panels, doesn't look inviting at all.
Uwe Ohneburg (2 years ago)
Beautiful private castle complex, remains of the previous castle can still be seen. Unfortunately, everything is closed, so pre-registration for a visit is recommended. Access is signposted in the village with SCHLOSS. Turn right after the castle cemetery, then there is a parking lot on the right.
Jo Di (5 years ago)
Nice place to visit
mr.calibra (5 years ago)
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