One of the few intact medieval castle complexes from the Stauffer period lies high above the romantic Neckar River valley surrounded by vineyards and endless forests. The Guttenberg castle has been in the possession of the barons of Gemmimgen-Guttenberg since 1449. The castle was never destroyed. The complex includes, among others, a local history museum 'Life in a Knight´s Castle'.

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Founded: c. 1225
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Thomas Grüber (10 months ago)
Nice destination, great view of the Neckar valley. Corona's safety concept did not quite fit because of distance control. If the cashier was not informed that only 5 to 6 people were allowed in, the people in front of the museum stood in line with waiting times of 30 to 45 minutes, because the people in the museum had no time for the people who were on the tower from there had the best place for the bird of prey show, it only costs 5 € for the museum and not 15 € for a combination ticket.
Hans Hansen (2 years ago)
Not really worth seeing!
Peter G (2 years ago)
Very very nice this burg and very good!
René Kunze (2 years ago)
Very nice preserved castle to visit. Unfortunately it rained, so we did not look at the eagle show. But we looked at the castle, it was very informative.
Andreas Eißler (3 years ago)
interesantes Museum
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