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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Pascal Stämpfli (2 years ago)
Hatten eine sehr intressante und eindrückliche Führung.
Daniel Ballarin (2 years ago)
Vor Jahren auf persönliche Einladung ein wundervolles Mittagessen erleben dürfen. Danke!
Pascal R. (4 years ago)
Wird endlich restauriert. Schönes Schloss mit traumhafter Aussicht. Eine Wanderung hoch zum Schloss kann ich wärmstens empfehlen.
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