Schloss Auel is a charming Baroque site, which lies in the middle of large grounds with beautiful water lily ponds. Aristocratic families have owned Schloss Auel for centuries. The former moated castle (with Baroque chapel) was first mentioned in documents in 1391, but was still under the ownership of a family from Auel at that time. In 1763 the main building was constructed on the older foundations. Today only the three-winged manor is still standing, the outbuildings were torn down and the moats filled in.

For more than 200 years the palace has been owned by the Barons von la Valette. Nowadays the palace with its hotel and restaurant is somewhere to spend time and a golf course has been built in its grounds. Weddings and christenings take place in the palace chapel.

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Founded: 1763
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Emerging States (Germany)

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Bastian Schall (2 years ago)
Great place, the rooms in the castle are decorated to really fit the old times.
Han Verhallen (2 years ago)
Beautiful old hotel, very friendly staff
Liliana Ghimie (2 years ago)
We lived actually for the first time in a castle. Wonderful experience! Although the decorations looked vintage, the bathroom was modern and luxurious, and very well isolated, very cosy and warm. We felt disconnected from the rush and the city.
joerg witte (2 years ago)
Nice quiet Hotel and Restaurant near the Golf course
Maria Huderpol (3 years ago)
We just returned from a wonderful Valentine's dinner and overnight stay at Schloss Auel. The dinner was really great - each course was perfect. We especially enjoyed the soup course - it was just awesome! We are already looking forward to another date at Schloss Auel.
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