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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 around Annweiler am Trifels. Just browse our list to find your top castle , and add some history to your next adventure!

The top 20 castles around Annweiler am Trifels

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    Burg Trifels

    Hiking Highlight

    Once upon a time, the emperors of the Staufer family were enthroned high up on this huge rock ship, steering the destinies of the Holy Roman Empire of the German …

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    Burg Landeck

    Hiking Highlight

    About Klingemünster is this extremely well-preserved castle, which is one of the most famous in the Palatinate. From the keep you have a sensational view over the entire Rhine valley. …

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    Kropsburg

    Hiking Highlight

    Idyllic in the forest and in the vineyards, in the outskirts of the Kropsburg, lies the "Burgschänke" with its bright and airy guest room and wonderful wine and beer garden. …

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    Burgruine Neuscharfeneck

    Hiking Highlight

    Class castle ruins, in which children can go on their discovery tour. At the entrance a small donation fund for the preservation of this beautiful ruin. 👍

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    Madenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    A jewel among the Palatinate castles. Well restored, with excellent castle taverns and a view that can otherwise only be enjoyed from the Landeck. On clear days you can see …

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    Schloss Ludwigshöhe

    Hiking Highlight

    A really special place. Be sure to watch the Slevogt exhibition and take a tour through the living and festival rooms of the Bavarian kings!

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    Great ruin with moat and beautiful views to Trifels and into the Rhine plain

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    Die Madenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    Great 360 ° panorama over Rhine plain and Palatine forest. In the distance, the Black Forest is easy to see! In the tavern, there are all sorts of food (including …

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    Burgruine Neukastel

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful view from the ruin Neukastell in the Rhine valley, the climb really worth it. It is located above the Slevogthof.

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    Ruine Neuscharfeneck

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Very nice old castle.
    Class outlook

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    The climbing rocks between the castle ruins Trifels and Scharfenberg have fancy names since they are climbed by rock climbers. Even if you do not climb up the rocky outcrops, …

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    Schlössel

    Hiking Highlight

    The name - as well as everything about this ruin is unknown. It is certain that it is one of the oldest palaces of the Palatinate and since the year 2000 it has been protected by UNESCO.

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    Burg Gräfenstein

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Very beautiful castle ruins with a unique, heptagonal tower

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    Burg Lindelbrunn

    Hiking Highlight

    From up here you have a comprehensive overview of the Wasgau with its gently rolling hills and dreamy clearings. The castle was destroyed in the Peasants' War in the 16th …

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    Burgruine Lindelbrunn

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful medieval castle ruins with a good view. Parts of the walls can also be climbed. A hiking car park is located directly below the castle.

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    Burgruine Ramburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Ramburg above the Dernbachtal is easy to hike and therefore perfect for families with small children. Next door can be strengthened at the Ramburgschenke typical Pfälzer home cooking and Rieslingschorle.

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    Burgruine Backelstein

    Hiking Highlight

    There is not much to see anymore; But the climb is worth it just because of the view.

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    Heidenschuh

    Hiking Highlight

    Escape castle from the 9th century. The Heidenschuh was said to have been used in the 9th century by the monastery Klingenmünster to protect the population during incursions of the Normans.

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    Schloss Bergzabern

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The castle is the landmark of the city and was built in the 12th and 13th centuries.

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    Burg Meistersel

    Hiking Highlight

    The rather unknown Meistersel - also known as Modeneck or Modenbacher Castle - was founded around the 11th century and destroyed in the 30-year war.

    At present, restoration work is being carried out on her, so she is not walkable.

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