Falkenstein Castle

Falkenstein, Germany

Falkenstein castle was originally built by the Bishop Tuto of Regensburg before 1074. The medieval stone castle was built in the early 13th century. It was expanded and rebuilt several times before the castle was burned down by the Swedes in 1634 (during Thirty Years' War). The decayed Falkenstein castle was restored in the 20th century. Today the castle is a museum, festival venue and restaurant.


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Founded: c. 1074
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)


4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

M H (2 months ago)
The castle and castle park are definitely worth seeing, beautiful, challenging hiking routes and a great view of Falkenstein and the surrounding area from the castle courtyard or the castle tower. The restaurant in the castle itself is closed until further notice as there is currently no leaseholder. However, this does not apply to the castle tavern in the inner courtyard, which is open. This can only be mentioned positively, the owner is absolutely passionate about it and is always ready to have fun. The prices are relatively cheap and you can also eat there.
Spar Zwang (3 months ago)
sehr schöne Aussicht und super zum Fahrrad fahren. Weißbier schmeckt.
Johann Wagner (6 months ago)
I tried to register Falkenstein Castle as a castle, separate from the restaurant. A visit to the castle without a restaurant is always possible. Unfortunately, they didn't understand that on Google Maps. In addition, there currently does not seem to be any leaseholder for the catering at the castle. When a new one comes along, some old reviews that relate to the food are no longer relevant.
Ludwig W (2 years ago)
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