Burg Brunn: Eine der besterhaltenen Ritterburgen Bayerns
Bayern-Listicle Castles in the Altmühltal

Fancy a trip back in time? This is possible when visiting these eight castles and palaces in the Altmühltal

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8 x Castles in the Altmühltal

 Schloss Rosenburg hoch über dem Altmühltal

Falkenhof Rosenburg

The falconry display is absolutely enthralling, as is the spruce little town of Riedenburg at the foot of the castle.
schloesser.bayern.de

 

Die Wehrmauern der Burg Pappenheim

Burg Pappenheim

Visitors to Pappenheim will love the combination of castle and town. The castle houses a Museum of Nature and Hunting and the original torture chamber, while the town, which nestles snugly round the castle hill, is simply charming.
grafschaft-pappenheim.de (only in German)

 "Schloss Eggersberg": Übernachten im Renaissance-Ambiente

Hotel Schloss Eggersberg

The Schlosshotel is far from grand; instead the Schwarz family ensures it offers a warm welcome to all comers. And in the castle museum, there is plenty to discover. 14 individually designed rooms with original fixtures from centuries past.
schloss-eggersberg.de

 

Burg Prunn: Bilderbuch-Lage auf einem Felssporn über dem Altmühltal

Burg Prunn

One of the best preserved knight’s castles in Bavaria and a must for fans of the Middle Ages. The exhibition “Knights, Warriors, Noble Ladies - Burg Prunn and the Nibelungenlied” offers a thrilling glimpse into life in medieval times.
burg-prunn.de

Michael Gutmann leitet die Brauerei im Wasserschloss Titting

Brauerei Gutmann

The art of beer under historical vaulted ceilings: guided tours are also available in this small brewery in the moated castle of Titting.
brauerei-gutmann.de (only in German)

 

Römer und Bajuwaren Museum in Schloss Kipfenberg

Schloss Kipfenberg

At the geographical centre of Bavaria, the “Roman and Bajuwaren Museum” plays a central role. The small Waldbiergarten just outside the door is also a convivial place to sit.
bajuwaren-kipfenberg.de (only in German)

 

Schloss Spielberg auf dem Höhenzug Hahnenkamm

Schloss Spielberg

A magical combination of castle complex and modern art, high above the Gunzenhausen plain.
schlossspielberg.de (only in German)

Hohenzollernfestung Wülzburg: Pentagon aus 1588

Wülzburg

This gigantic fortress offers splendid views in all directions. You should also make time to visit Weißenburg, one of the prettiest towns in the Nature Park!
weissenburg.de/wuelzburg (only in German)

 

Reading tip: Story Altmühltal

Whether you want to breathe city air, discover fossils, go boating or follow in the footsteps of the Tyrannosaurus Rex. A wide range of activities awaits you in the Altmühltal.

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