Schuttbourg Castle

Wiltz, Luxembourg

It is unknown when Schuttbourg Castle was built, although some sources say it dates back to the 12th century. It was first mentioned in the 15th century. It was the possession of the Lords of Fischbach who later sold it to the Lords of Clerf.

In the beginning of the 20th century it was a ruin. In 1936 it became private property and was rebuilt into a youth hostel, which opened in 1939. In the Second World War the castle was damaged severely during the Ardennes Offensive. In 1950 these damages were repaired.

The castle is now still private property.

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CR322, Wiltz, Luxembourg
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Luxembourg

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