Hohengeroldseck Castle Ruins

Schönberg, Germany

Hohengeroldseck castle dates from the 13th century when it was the seat of the Counts of Hohengeroldseck. It was besieged twice, 1426 and 1486. ​​The final destruction took place by the French troops in 1689 when the castle burnt down completely.

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Founded: c. 1250
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Lupu Razvan Ilie (11 days ago)
The best for Sunday's walk's.
Matthew Balshaw (2 months ago)
Amazing walk with parking close by. Well maintained ruin with a great view! The walk had little games and signs along the way which was nice to provide short rest stops. Highly recommended, the ruin is quite large and even has a small garden with various named plants.
Jasper G (3 months ago)
Great views. Free entrance was appreciated. Short visit with my bicycle. Rather steep climb to get there but it can be done rather eaily on cooler days.
Benjamin Halscheid (5 months ago)
One of the most beautiful views and sunset spots in the region.
Kim Gump (14 months ago)
A little difficult to get to, but amazing and beautiful ruins.
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