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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

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    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

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    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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    Burgruine Neuscharfeneck

    Hiking Highlight

    Great castle ruins in which children can also go on their discovery tour. At the entrance a small donation box for the preservation of this beautiful ruin. 👍Please note: The …

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    Kropsburg

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    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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    Madenburg

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    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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    Burgruine Neukastel

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    Dream view of the ruin Neukastel on the Wingert and in the Rhine plain.

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

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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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    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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    Ruine Neuscharfeneck

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    A very beautiful and romantic castle ruin. In the ruin there are information boards about the castle, which are very nicely designed and informative. The best thing, however, is the beautiful distant view in and around the Palatinate.

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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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    Heidenschuh

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    Refuge from the 9th century. The Heidenschuh is said to have been used by the Klingenmünster monastery in the 9th century to protect the population in the event of Norman …

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    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 Gräfenstein

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    The castle Gräfenstein, also called "Merzalber Castle", was probably built in the early 12th century and is one of the best preserved ruins from the Staufer period. From the keep, …

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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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    Burg Meistersel

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    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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    Madenburg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Madenburg was built as a hilltop castle on the eastern edge of the Palatinate Forest on a rock spur of the Rothenberg projecting into the Rhine plain. The ruin …

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    Burg Gräfenstein

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Very beautiful castle ruins with a unique, heptagonal tower

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    Burgruine Lindelbrunn

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    Very nice view over the Palatinate Forest.

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    Burgruine Backelstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Little can be seen of the castle itself. Chiseled steps and post holes, as well as plank channels are the only remains of a former wooden castle. The lettering is …

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