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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 14 beautiful castles to choose from around Oberotterbach. Just browse our list to find your top castle , and add some history to your next adventure!

The top 14 castles around Oberotterbach

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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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    Wegelnburg

    Hiking Highlight

    Directly on the border with French Alsace can be with 571 m above sea level. NN find the highest castle of the Palatinate.

    It boasts a very well-preserved upper castle …

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    Burgruine Drachenfels

    Hiking Highlight

    One of these castle ruins, which are great to explore with children. The approach is steep but extremely short. The view over Busenberg and the gently rolling hills of Wasgau …

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    Hohenbourg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hohenburg (French Château du Hohenbourg) is the ruin of a rock castle in northern Alsace (France) near the border with Germany. It rises at 551 m altitude on the …

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    Ruine Loewenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle Löwenstein (also called Lindenschmitt and Löwenburg) was first mentioned in the 13th century. The castle was destroyed in 1386 because of Raubritterei and probably not rebuilt.

    Very nice ruin with a beautiful view on both platforms.

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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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    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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    Burgruine Guttenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The small castle was, like many others, destroyed in the Palatinate Peasants' War. Only sparsely restored, it still offers a fantastic view over the southern Palatinate Forest and the adjacent Vosges. Below the ruin is a beautiful castle well.

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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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    Wegelnburg

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Wegelnburg on the 572 meter high Sindelsberg is the highest castle in the Palatinate. By nature, the ridge with its steeply sloping edges was hard to take. The castle …

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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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    The Ritterstein No. 15, "R. Schloßhütte" stands at a large crossroads near the ruin Guttenberg. Next to the intersection is a rest stop at a bench with a table.

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    Burg Landeck

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Great view over the Rhine valley and delicious food on a beautiful medieval castle.

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    Château de Hohenbourg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Wonderful view. You can go far up. Descent down to the Maidenbrunnen, the rest of the meters are only on foot

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