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

The top 8 castles around Schenklengsfeld

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    Burgruine Landeck

    Hiking Highlight

    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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    Burgruine hauneck

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Very beautiful castle ruins with great all-round view

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    3

    Eichhof

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here is the Eichhof castle. It has a square basic shape and was originally a Gothic moated castle. In the 16th century it was rebuilt into a castle.

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    Schloss Philippsthal

    Bike Touring Highlight

    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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    Schloss Geisa

    Hiking Highlight

    Fine place to stop, but almost a bit too classy for hikers. At the back of the castle you have a magnificent view of the Ulster.

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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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    Schloss Buchenau

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Renaissance castle of 1611 is today a conference and seminar house. There are single and double rooms or apartments. The largest meeting room nearly 275 people.

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    Schloss Buchenau

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Place and homonymous castle: Buchenau is a district of the municipality Eiterfeld in the eastern Hessian district of Fulda and has about 400 inhabitants. Buchenau is located in a valley …

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