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Castles in North Rhine-Westphalia

A visit to a castle — whether you stumble over one during a hike outdoors or walk your way around the grounds with a guide — is always something special, and you’ve got 20 beautiful castles to choose from in North Rhine-Westphalia. Just browse our list to find your top castle , and add some history to your next adventure!

The top 20 castles in North Rhine-Westphalia


    Schloss Burg

    Hiking Highlight

    The ascent on foot to Burg Castle is short and crisp, with an ascent of 16 to 19 percent, but the goal is sufficiently rewarding. The view of the lower …

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    Schloss Benrath

    Hiking Highlight

    Graceful castle with its wings in a beautifully landscaped park with a French garden, English garden, kitchen garden and parterre garden. The castle park is very nice to hike through with surprising views of the castle again and again.

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Last updated:
November 28, 2023

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