Alt-Wartburg Castle

Oftringen, Switzerland

Alt-Wartburg Castle was built around c. 1200 by the lords of Ifenthal. It was significanly extended in 1325. In the mid-14th century Alt-Wartburg became the property of the Büttikon family and later Hallwyler family. When the Confederates conquered Aargau in 1415, Bernese troops burned down the castle. Alt-Wartburg was left ruined.

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Founded: c. 1200
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Coen M (2 years ago)
A short climb to a small ruine. Fun to be around and in for a max of ten minutes.
Anna Cayuela Barbero (2 years ago)
Very nice place and calm, perfect for a walk.
Richard dw (2 years ago)
cool
Matthias Signer (3 years ago)
Best Place for say good bye 2021
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