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Castles in Stuttgart District

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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 in Stuttgart District. Just browse our list to find your top castle , and add some history to your next adventure!

The top 20 castles in Stuttgart District

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    Burg Teck

    Hiking Highlight

    The kiosk offers ice cream, drinks and smaller dishes.
    In the dining room mostly regional delicacies from the kitchen and cellar are served. There is also the possibility to participate …

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    Schloss Solitude

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Hermitage Solitude is idyllically located in the former ducal hunting ground west of Stuttgart. The castle is considered the most demanding creation of Duke Carl Eugen von Württemberg and …

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    Bärenschlössle

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The use of the path directly around the Bear Lake is for the most part not allowed for cycling. But there are all the more beautiful paths in the woods …

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    Bärenschlössle

    Hiking Highlight

    Very busy at the weekend.
    But still great views.

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    Ruine Reußenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    According to a legend by Wilhem Hauff, the castle was built by the giant Heim von Stein. In fact, the castle was built around 1270. From here, the only ascent …

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    Esslinger Burg

    Hiking Highlight

    For over 700 years the Esslinger castle towers over the city. Nobody has ever lived here, the castle has always been part of the former city fortifications. You can explore …

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    Burgruine Rauber

    Hiking Highlight

    Ruin Rauber is exactly what you would imagine a ruined castle to be: Something hidden in the forest, already partially recaptured by nature, but enough masonry is still visible to …

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    Burgruine Nippenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Nippenburg was probably built for military purposes in the 12th century by a local noble family. It is considered the oldest castle ruin in the Stuttgart area.
    (Nippenburg - Wikipedia)
    More interesting information at Wikipedia
    de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nippenburg

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    Schloss Hohenheim

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Hohenheim Palace is located in the Hohenheim district of Stuttgart and was built between 1772 and 1793 by Duke Carl Eugen of Württemberg for his future wife Franziska Leutrum von …

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    Ruine Rosenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Rosenstein castle ruins are the ruins of a hilltop castle around 1,500 meters east of the city of Heubach in the Ostalb district in Baden-Württemberg.

    The ruin is in …

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    Burgruine Helfenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The small castle tavern is located in the western lookout tower. Vespers, drinks, coffee and cake are offered.

    Opening hours:
    March to December on weekends and public holidays (when the flag is hoisted on the tower).

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    Ruine Blankenhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    Blankenhorn



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    The minnesinger Gottfried von Neuffen lived at Blankenhorn Castle until his death in 1270. Measured by his productivity …

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    Burgruine Hohenrechberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Rechberg and the castle Hohenrechberg

    The Rechberg (707 m above sea level) is one of the three Kaiser mountains and is located near the center of Schwäbisch Gmünd. The …

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    Ruine Burg Löwenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The history of the town of Löwenstein is closely linked to the development of the castle, which was built in the 11th century (around 1080 to 1090) by the Counts …

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    Bärenschlössle

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The Bärenschlössle in the Stuttgart Rotwildpark was originally a pleasure palace and today serves as a restaurant. It was named after the bear creek (today Bernhardsbach), which flowed near it. …

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    Ruine des Lusthauses

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The New Lusthaus in Stuttgart is considered one of the most important buildings of the German Renaissance and served as a venue for court festivals and celebrations. The Stuttgart-based chronicler …

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    Burg Wildeck

    Hiking Highlight

    The Wildeck Castle, also called Wildeck Castle, is a castle in Abstatt in the district of Heilbronn in Baden-Württemberg. The castle was probably built in the high Middle Ages by …

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    Schloss Filseck

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle courtyard and the landscape park were newly created. The castle now also includes the castle tavern with a large beer garden and children's playground.

    Opening times of the …

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    Hiltenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    A visit to the Hiltenburg is worthwhile in every season. Unfortunately, the ruin is not particularly well preserved, but during the summer months you can explore the inside of the …

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    Schloss Liebenstein

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The castle Liebenstein towers south of Neckarwestheim on a narrow ridge high above the Neckar. At the heart of the well-preserved complex is the lower castle with the keep of …

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