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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Mustafa Durgut (20 months ago)
Schön idyllisch
Alex (2 years ago)
Wir haben unsere Hochzeit im Mai 2018 auf der Burg Lüftelberg gefeiert, das Ambiente entsprach genau unseren Vorstellungen, die Zusammenarbeit mit dem Eigentümer war angenehm und unsere Wünsche wurden alle erfüllt. Außerdem wurde die schöne und persönlichen Trauung durch die Standesbeamtin der Stadt Meckenheim auf der Burg im Trauzimmer durchgeführt.
F. J. Bündgen (2 years ago)
Ich habe die Burg bzw. die Räumlichkeiten vor kurzem für ein Seminar gemietet. Es war mal etwas ganz anderes als die sonstigen langweiligen Hotels mit ihrem immer gleichen Aussehen. Die Räumlichkeiten in dieser schönen alten Burg sind sensationell und gleichzeitig funktionell. Der Burgherr steht mit Rat und Tat Beiseite selbst wenn mal etwas fehlt, wie z.B. ein Stuhl oder Verlängerungskabel oder einfach nur frischer Kaffee. Auch die von uns gewünschte kleine Führung mit interessanter Geschichte über die Burg und deren früherer sowie jetziger Bewohner wurde uns gewährt und hat uns begeistert. Wer also mal ein ganz anderes Tagungs- oder auch Feierambiente (Geburtstage oder Hochzeiten) sucht, dem kann man die Burg Lüftelberg samt freundlicher und zuvorkommender Bewohner/Eigentümer nur ans Herz legen. 5 Sterne*****
Siegfried Klein (2 years ago)
Die schöne Burg Lüftelberg .... eigentlich die perfekte Location für das schönste Event des Lebens .... doch leider maßgeblich gestört durch den Burgherrn, der alles besser weiß, alles kontrolliert und Impertinenz fühlbar wird.... schade... schade ... schade... nicht weiter zu empfehlen, solange der "Herr des Hauses" seine Einstellung zum Leben und zum Feiern nicht ändert. Deshalb für mich ... NICHT EMPFEHLENSWERT ... , es sei denn, man ist kniefällig bereit, alles kommentarlos anzunehmen, was der "Burgherr" vorgibt, sich seinen Regeln unterwirft und dafür eine Stundenmiete zahlt, die den Erwartungen nicht entgegenkommt.
Wilfried Schaaf (2 years ago)
Schönes historisches Wasserschloss. Ideal für besondere Veranstaltungen wie Hochzeiten und gehobene Feierlichkeiten. Die Räume und der Innenhof bieten eine romantische und gediegene Atmosphäre. Wer eine besondere Location sucht ist hier sehr gut aufgehoben!
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