Altenklingen Castle

Wigoltingen, Switzerland

There has been a fort in the site of current Altenklingen castle since around 1200. It was owned by the Barons of Klingen until 1395. After the last owner of Klingen family was killed in battle the castle changed hands several times.

Leonard Zollikofer (1529-1587) demolished the old castle and commissioned architect Mathäus Höbel from Kempten im Allgäu to build a new one. Today it is still privately owned by the family.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Rudolf Berger (15 months ago)
Beautiful castle, unfortunately not accessible.
Marcel Pfister (Cello Fotografie) (15 months ago)
Very nice castle ?
Susi Rauch (2 years ago)
Nice private place
zollicb3 (2 years ago)
My family’s ancestral home for more than 400 years. The steps are worn deep by the feet of my ancestors.
Emil Germann (3 years ago)
Always beautiful
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