Rastenberg Castle

Rastenfeld, Austria

Rastenberg Castle was probably built around 1200 by Rauheneck family. It was badly damaged during Hussite Wars in the 15th century and again during the Thirty Years' War in 1620 and 1645. The castle has preserved mostly its medieval appearance despite of restorations.

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Founded: c. 1200
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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Thomas Hanko (14 months ago)
There are beautiful hiking trails and places from which you have a fantastic view of the impressive castle (privately owned).
RopycightSererved (2 years ago)
Privately owned castle, no access possible.
Ulrich Müller (2 years ago)
Impressive castle from the late 12th or early 13th century. Definitely worth a visit for castle lovers like me. The building sits on a granite rock and its appearance is characterized by the almost 30 m high keep. The area around the castle is also worth a visit.
Heinz Reiterlehner (3 years ago)
Nice hike on Purzelkamp.
Lucas Domaros (3 years ago)
Beautiful castle
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