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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Christian Pichler (9 months ago)
Private Burg
Frank Fehrer (10 months ago)
Been here several times, including inside, as I know the owners. Beautiful castle from the outside and inside.
Andreas Schoell (3 years ago)
Beautiful castle, unfortunately you can only see it from the outside!
Robert Ritter (4 years ago)
Very nice old facility. Unfortunately not accessible as it is privately owned. But the view towards the Danube must be wonderful
Mariela H. (4 years ago)
The castle is located above the right bank of the Danube on the mountain and is privately owned. The castle was continuously inhabited. As a result, the castle area was repeatedly rebuilt and renovated over the centuries.
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