Steinenschloss Castle Ruins

Thaleischweiler-Fröschen, Germany

Not a lot is known about the Steinenschloss castle history and even the name Steinenschloss exists only since circa 1900. The castle was probably built in approximately 1100. At the end of the 12th century Steinenschloss was destroyed and never rebuilt. The ruin served as building materials for the construction of a railway line and the train station of North-Pirmasens. Only recently efforts are being made to excavate the castle.

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Founded: c. 1100
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)

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Manfred Bold (2 years ago)
Nice place to relax and possibly to have a picnic.
Harald Gessner (2 years ago)
Beautifully restored castle ruins. Quick and easy to reach from the car park in the valley on a fairly steep path. The visit is worthwhile.
Hans-Jürgen Weber (2 years ago)
Beautiful little ruin that is easily accessible after a short climb. Outside the castle there are two nice places to sit and have a picnic. The view is also quite nice, although sometimes the background noise of the traffic on the B270 disturbs - also depends on the wind direction. There are also very nice cycle paths in the vicinity, which is why a bike tour here is definitely worthwhile.
Katharina Prenzel (2 years ago)
Nice way to walk with dogs too! But if you are already there, you should take the waterfall with you at the back. Is a nice place for a break !
Albrecht Reincke (3 years ago)
Easy ascent, must have been a large facility once. Very interesting, something you wouldn't have expected here. Very nice.
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