Guttenberg Castle

Haßmersheim, Germany

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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User Reviews

Andi Strau (2 years ago)
Amazing! Totally surprised! Found it by chance! Great location! Beautiful view to the Neckar Valley! We were here for cake & coffee, but I think we will come back for lunch or dinner! Total friendly and helpful team! If you come to the right time it is possible to enjoy your delights and watching the big birds of the Falknerei flying on the same height as the windows (eye-level) what an experience! And the food in the Restaurant sounds and looks great! What shall I say, just try, but bring enough time....
Ágnes Oravecz (3 years ago)
Nice atmosphere, amazing bird show.
Stefka Fetvadjieva (3 years ago)
I visited Burg Gutenberg while it was closed because of the COVID. Although I couldn't get into it, I liked its atmosphere, and I'll be back when the pandemic is over.
Sylvi “velotriraptor” Z (3 years ago)
Even when you do not visit the raptor birds, you can enjoy the view. but entering the castle and seeng the birds is another step up.
Johannes Schlichting (4 years ago)
location ok, food subsubsub average.
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