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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Peter Meier (2 years ago)
Cool
Spencer Ellis (2 years ago)
Beautiful piece of history easily accessible by foot
Jarda just me (3 years ago)
Gut Begehbar mit Parkplatz. Heute Fliegt ab und Zu eine Drohne über der Ruine wer Blödsinn vor hat sollte aufpassen. Die Ruine ist sehr klein aber für eine Besichtigung gut. Die Alt-Wartburg ist die Ruine einer Gipfelburg in der Gemeinde Oftringen 1200 Enstehungszeit (Wiki)
Peter Kuhn (4 years ago)
Die Alt Wartburg ist etwa 5 min. vom Sälischlössli entfernt, ein kurzer Besuch von der Ruine ist daher empfehlenswert.
Pascal Nuwayser (4 years ago)
Very nice place. Pretty good preseved
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