Lichteneck Castle Ruins

Hecklingen, Germany

First mention of the Lichteneck castle dates from 1282 as a property of the Counts of Freiburg. The castle was destroyed on 15 April 1675 by General Vaubrun. Since then, the castle has been ruined.

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Founded: 1282
Category: Ruins in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Elena W (7 months ago)
The way to the castle through vineyards was easy and very beautiful. Views and the castle from the outside are really great. But closed gates and a visit only with prior appointment were a bit disappointing, as it is too rare in Schwarzward. It would be great if you could see this information down next to the parking lot in Hecklingen.
Björn Wendler (7 months ago)
In itself a very nice little ruin. However, you can't get to the castle without a guided tour (€ 20) - not even really close to the wall. I recommend going around the hiking trails. Are super beautiful and you can photograph and watch the castle from afar.
Indre Skaburskyte (8 months ago)
Entrance only with a guide with reservation
TinyCupcake (2 years ago)
Great
Aurel C (2 years ago)
Ok
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