Krickenbeck Castle

Nettetal, Germany

Krickenbeck moated castle is one of the oldest on the lower Rhine. Its history dates back to the year 1104, when the castle was first mentioned. It is unclear why the old castle, which was certainly inhabited by Count Reginar, was abandoned or destroyed. In the mid-13th century the castle was moved to the current location. At the end of the 14th century the new castle belonged to the Counts of Kleve.

Johann Friedrich II of Schesaberg converted the castle into a Baroque mansion between 1708-1721. On September 7, 1902, a fire destroyed the entire mansion. From 1903 to 1904, a three-winged castle was built in the Neo-Renaissance style. Today Krickenbeck is a conference center.


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Founded: 1903
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: German Empire (Germany)


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Leandro Copetti Walter (3 months ago)
Wonderful place for events. Everything was perfect. The hospitality and administrators are great.
robertnvd (6 months ago)
Great location, lots of rooms, clean but a bit dated, friendly staff, Deutsche gemütlichkeit! Good location to have an off-site
Patrick Raphael (7 months ago)
An astonishing place with wonderful nature and a staff crew that is willing to go any length to fulfill even the uniququest wishes. Always trying to make you feel welcome and being part of the family. PI can highly recommend this place for any kind of company event. They have the knowledge, the means and willingness to plan and execute a successful event.
Xiakitta (10 months ago)
Amazing location for work meet ups. Beautiful venue and grounds, plenty of space for meetings and presentations. The food was lovely. The rooms could have been cleaner, there were a lot of cobwebs lurking around. The staff were also very pushy trying to get us to fill in a survey right before we left, I understand wanting the feedback but doing it right as we were in a rush to get to the airport was not the right time. Other than this the staff were really friendly and helpful and it was all round a very positive trip.
Regina Craja (11 months ago)
Amazing facilities but most of all the hospitality of Chateauform was beyond anything. Hosting guests really is a passion for each and everyone working there. I would come back anytime! Thank you again for an amazing stay
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