Waldershof Castle

Waldershof, Germany

The landgraves of Leuchtenberg donated in 1263 the original castle of Waldershof to the Waldsassen monastery. In the following years, the castle was pledged to the family of Hirschberg. It was expanded in 1471. Until secularization in 1803, the castle was used as a judge's residence.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)


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Ester Franklin (2 years ago)
Another beautiful place in Bavaria. No litter. Walmart trails. Attainable destination within a couple hours. A wonderful place to go.
Veronica Del Sol (2 years ago)
Nice quick walk to enjoy with the family.
Jose Torres (2 years ago)
Amazing how this castle was built on top of big rocks. Very interesting site,it takes a bit of a hike to get there but it's worth it.
Will and Alex Travel (2 years ago)
About a 1.4 km walk from the Hohenhard - Wanderparkplatz. Uphill but the path is large and well maintained. A bit icy in the winter. The ruins are cool and there’s a nice pavilion to sit at.
Alicia Petersen Davis (2 years ago)
Loved the hike up there! Was definitely a little longer than expected but totally worth the view!!
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