Vichtenstein Castle

Vichtenstein, Austria

The Vichtenstein castle sits above the Danube valley opposite to the market municipality of Upper Cell (Lower Bavaria). The castle is in the centre of the municipality Vichtenstein. There is no documentary for the construction of the castle but it is believed to have been started around the year 1100. The castle was an administrative centre of the Bishopric of Passau and in the 14th century it was mortgaged several times until it became the property of the counts of Schauberg.

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Founded: c. 1100
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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Alexander Heinrich (2 years ago)
Vichtenstein in Oberösterreich ist ein kleiner Ort hoch oben über der Donau. Der Ausblick ist super und um den Ort ziehen sich lange Wanderwege die durch Wälder und über Wiesen gehen. Für Wanderer mit Hunden ideal. Nach Passau sind es 20 Kilometer. Einkaufsmöglichkeiten sind in Vichtenstein begrenzt bis gar nicht vorhanden. Burg ist in Privatbesitz und leider nicht begehbar. Um die Burg kann man aber teilweise Wandern. Daher nur drei Sterne.
Klaus Doblmann (2 years ago)
Chris Kanal (2 years ago)
Im Privatbesitz, nicht begehbar
Sergey Feronov (2 years ago)
Уютный красивый замок,спрятался в долине.Замок в частном владении,осмотр только внешний
Normann Steidl (3 years ago)
... schön gelegene, private Burg ! Lg Normann
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