Burg Lüftelberg is first mentioned in old documents in 1260. In the 15th century it was extended into a castle with four round towers and surrounded by a moat.  The castle obtained its current appearance as of 1730.

The court architect Johann Heinrich Roth constructed a Baroque building with high double pitched roofs and a beautiful portal, but used the available walls and integrated three of the four older round towers. The central room of the manor house with its two wings is the garden room with paintings by Grisaille, which was richly decorated as a ballroom. High windows create a link to the landscaped garden and the garden theme is continued in the hall itself with noteworthy murals and stucco work.

The castle is available for groups to view. Register office weddings are also possible.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Hans Dieter Krüppel (2 months ago)
Super nice service, great panorama.
Olana Missura (3 months ago)
It's not open to public and I have not appreciated the humorous signs about free running dogs. There's also no way to look at the castle from the outside of its grounds.
Andreas Heinen (3 months ago)
Great location for a civil wedding in the vicinity of Bonn. Sympathetic lord of the castle, uncomplicated agreement in advance, beautiful wedding hall and a nice inner courtyard for the champagne reception after the official part.
Mike Hicks (7 months ago)
very nostalgic
Divya Pal (10 months ago)
It is a private land.
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