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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Andi Strau (10 months 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 (2 years ago)
Nice atmosphere, amazing bird show.
Stefka Fetvadjieva (2 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 (2 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 (3 years ago)
location ok, food subsubsub average.
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Monte d"Accoddi is a Neolithic archaeological site in northern Sardinia, located in the territory of Sassari. The site consists of a massive raised stone platform thought to have been an altar. It was constructed by the Ozieri culture or earlier, with the oldest parts dated to around 4,000–3,650 BC.

The site was discovered in 1954 in a field owned by the Segni family. No chambers or entrances to the mound have been found, leading to the presumption it was an altar, a temple or a step pyramid. It may have also served an observational function, as its square plan is coordinated with the cardinal points of the compass.

The initial Ozieri structure was abandoned or destroyed around 3000 BC, with traces of fire found in the archeological evidence. Around 2800 BC the remains of the original structure were completely covered with a layered mixture of earth and stone, and large blocks of limestone were then applied to establish a second platform, truncated by a step pyramid (36 m × 29 m, about 10 m in height), accessible by means of a second ramp, 42 m long, built over the older one. This second temple resembles contemporary Mesopotamian ziggurats, and is attributed to the Abealzu-Filigosa culture.

Archeological excavations from the chalcolithic Abealzu-Filigosa layers indicate the Monte d"Accoddi was used for animal sacrifice, with the remains of sheep, cattle, and swine recovered in near equal proportions. It is among the earliest known sacrificial sites in Western Europe.

The site appears to have been abandoned again around 1800 BC, at the onset of the Nuragic age.

The monument was partially reconstructed during the 1980s. It is open to the public and accessible by the old route of SS131 highway, near the hamlet of Ottava. It is 14,9 km from Sassari and 45 km from Alghero. There is no public transportation to the site. The opening times vary throughout the year.