Gimborn Castle

Marienheide, Germany

Gimborn Castle is a former water castle located in the upper Leppe valley. It was pledged in 1273 from the county of Berg to the county of Mark, and became the Residenz in the county of Gimborn Neustadt of the House of Schwarzenberg in 1631. Since 1874 the castle has belonged to the Barons von Fürstenberg zu Gimborn.

Since 1969 the Castle has served as a conference site and meeting place for the International Police Association.

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Founded: 1273
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Jean-Pierre Seitz (4 years ago)
A very beautiful castle that is now only used for conferences. The castle cannot be visited, which is completely fine, although it is a real shame. But the castle is also worth seeing from the outside, it is in a very idyllic location and there are very few houses in the area.
nicholaos papa (4 years ago)
I have been there more than 12 times... Excellent accommodation and facilities, friendly staff... I am sure going really soon!!!
Timo Catalano (5 years ago)
Das Bildungszentrum liegt sehr idyllisch und ruhig in einem Waldgebiet. Die Tagungsräume sind technisch modern und haben aufgrund der alten Bausubstanz einen eleganten Charme. Die Unterbringung, insbesondere im Schloss, ist beeindruckend. Die Zimmer sind sauber und sind zweckmäßig eingerichtet. Die Turmbar (Selbstbedienung) ist einen besuch wert und vermittelt einen Mittelalterflair. Die Mahlzeiten werden in einem Nebengebäude gereicht. Bei unserem Aufenthalt war das EG eine Baustelle. Vermutlich war auch die Küche geschlossen, denn das Essen war einfach nur schlecht. Ansonsten hat mir der Aufenthalt in Gimborn sehr gefallen.
Guido Karl (6 years ago)
Eine sehr schöne Tagungsstätte, sehr idyllisch gelegen, top Betreuung, inmitten der ruhigen Natur. Schön um dem Stadtalltag zu entfliehen.
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