Wallerstein Castle

Wallerstein, Germany

Wallerstein Castle is a three-wing building with a classical facade. It is owned by the family Oettingen-Wallerstein and built in the early 1800s.


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Ursula Sarstedt (4 months ago)
Unfortunately it is no longer possible to visit the castle, the park is also closed!
Manuel B (5 months ago)
Very nice castle, delicious food, friendly staff ...
Cristian V. (10 months ago)
Very antique looking and beautiful on the inside.
Kolbe Markus (12 months ago)
The beautiful castle complex is in the immediate vicinity of Nördlingen.
N. L. (2 years ago)
Simply ? and eating at the Brossi family ... divine
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