Kronburg Castle

Kronburg, Germany

Kronburg Castle was first time mentioned in 1227. In the 13th and 14th centuries it changed hands several times between Hohenstaufen and Habsburg vassals. The castle was restored in 1490-1536 by Rechberg family. In 1524 it was occupied by revolting peasants and in 1625-1627 it was passed to Johann Eustach von Westernach.

Kronburg was conquered and partially demolished by French army during the War of the Spanish Succession (1703) and rebuilt in residential style in 1707. Today the castle is owned by the von Vequel-Westernach family and hosts weddings and other events.



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Founded: c. 1200
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Jacob Idrees (2 years ago)
That was the most disappointing experience of a Christmas market with a very expensive entrance fee. Never ever again.
Dave Dunn (2 years ago)
Good place
Tobias Scheßl (2 years ago)
Great location to get married and a super nice family that lives in the castle :) can only be recommended!
Daniel Ortlepp (2 years ago)
Beautiful castle, is probably still in family hands
Donato A. Mura (3 years ago)
Superb landscape and schloss. Really great place to start a new day
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