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

The top 6 castles around Heringen

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    In contrast to many other castles in the Werra-Bergland the Tannenburg survived not only numerous feuds, but even the Thirty Years' War without major damage. Only in the late 17th …

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    Burgruine Landeck

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    The Spornburg was built in 1234 by the Abbey Hersfeld as Amtsburg. 1317 is a Hersfeld bailiff in "Landecke" announced; after that, however, the office was often pledged in the …

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    Schloß Feldeck

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    The horseshoe-shaped, three-storey structure of the castle in Dietlas in the Feldatal was once a medieval moated castle.
    Already in 1376 a castle is occupied here, which was first called …

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    Schloss Philippsthal

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    The castle Philippsthal was built between the years 1685 and 1735. It was the residence of the Landgraves of Hessen-Philippsthal.

    Today, the castle houses the town hall, which you are …

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    Ruine Blumenstein

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    The castle ruin Blumenstein lies high on the Wildecker valley in the forest. There are only a few walls left and an archway.

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    Wasserburg Friedewald

    Hiking Highlight

    Incidentally, you can go to the tower. The moated castle is part of the castle complex with hotel. You can cross the castle area. The 5-star hotel and restaurant is certainly first-class, but for us hikers a bit too fine.

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